The Partnership for a Healthy Texas, a coalition of over 50 organizations, is dedicated to developing and promoting policies and programs that prevent obesity in Texas.
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Dedicated to developing and promoting policies and programs that prevent obesity in Texas.
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Find what works
for Texans

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.

Set priorities for
the Legislature

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

Follow through
and track success

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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We're excited to announce our Legislative Priorities for the 87th Session. During the current pandemic, it is more important than ever to work towards a more healthy Texas - we look forward to working with the Legislature in January!
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