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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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.

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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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College students in Texas shouldn’t have to choose between food and education.

Texas lawmakers can help improve college completion rates by maintaining access to SNAP for low-income students enrolled in vocational and technical degree programs. #txlege

We submitted formal testimony to #TxLege House Human Services Committee  in support of #HB1287 which calls for updating the SNAP vehicle asset test to ensure working families have access to food assistance vital to their health & well-being. Learn more:

Our #TXRPC Project health policy report on the SNAP Vehicle Value Limits provides facts and recommendations for improving SNAP Vehicle Value Limits. Read more to see what our policymakers can do to improve health for Texans: #TXlege


Great Bill Alert!

Today, the House Human Services Committee will hear Partnership priority bill #HB1287, which will help ensure families don't lose SNAP benefits due to inflation in the car market!

Thank you @RyanGuillen for your work on this important issue! #txlege