The Partnership for a Healthy is proud to announce the release of the ‘State of Obesity in Texas Report,’ which paints a picture of the obesity crisis in Texas to serve as background to our Legislative Priorities for the 87th Session.Read the report here!

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One week until @LiveSmartTexas’s World Obesity Day Summit! Join PFHT from 10:00 - 2:00 to hear a panel discussion of the State of Obesity in Texas report and a keynote address from Dr. Tom Farrey from @AspenInsitute. Register to attend here:

Texas has the 5th highest rate of senior food insecurity. Help seniors get the nutrition assistance they need by asking your legislator to pass SB 224 & HB 701. Find who represents you here: #txlege

Seniors across Texas are struggling to have enough to eat.

Tell the #TXLegislature to support SB 224 / HB 701 which will help seniors get connected to #SNAP. Find who represents you here:

Join @LiveSmartTexas March 4 for a World Obesity Day Summit! The event includes a keynote from Dr. Farrey of @AspenInsitute and a panel on PFHT’s State of Obesity report w/ @DavidLakey_MD, @RepAllenTX131 and Principal Patricia Garza. Register here: #txlege

Join Live Smart Texas for their World Obesity Day Summit on March 4! Highlights include a keynote from Tom Farrey with @AspenInstSports, the State of Obesity presented by @txlegeobesity, and more. See the full agenda and register here: