The Partnership for a Healthy Texas has announced the coalition's policy priorities for the 88th Legislative Session. We are excited to pursue these evidence-based policies that can reduce the burden of obesity in Texas.

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Work with leading research institutions, state agencies, and a wide range of non-profit organizations to identify policies and best practices that will yield the greatest impact on obesity in Texas.

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Collaborate with advocacy groups to set specific legislative priorities, and do the legwork to get legislators and the public informed and in support.

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After policies make their way into law, the Partnership ensures they are enacted as intended and monitored and evaluated for efficacy.
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The Partnership for a Healthy Texas has identified 3 overarching goals and 8 policy priorities for the 88th #txlege session. We look forward to working with legislators on these policies to tackle the obesity crisis!

Read more about our priorities here: https://tinyurl.com/PFHT2023

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