• Latest Legislative News

    • It All Adds Up: Big Wins for You and Your Patients
      Grassroots efforts work! Here’s how Texas medicine prevails when TMA physicians, residents, medical students, county medical societies, and alliance members work together.
    • 2015 Legislative Wins Infographics
      The 84th Legislative session has wrapped up, with big wins for physician members! Please share this Legislative Wins infographic with all members, and see below for links to specialty-specific versions.
    • TMA's 2015 Legislative Victories Build on Past Successes
      In a 2015 legislative session marked by new state leadership, new money, and big shifts in how Texas' major health care agencies oversee care delivery, the house of medicine remained as steady as ever in its mission to ensure physicians can give their patients the best care possible. That resolve paid off in significant victories that largely build on the Texas Medical Association's 2013 legislative successes.
    • People Will Become Ill From Raw Milk Consumption
      Written comments of the Texas Medical Association on House Bill 91, Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations, by Rep. Dan Flynn, May 25, 2015
    • Keep Immunization Records Through Age 26
      Testimony of James L. Lukefahr, MD, Senate Health and Human Services Committee, House Bill 2171 by Rep. J.D. Sheffield, DO, May 20, 2015
    • TMA Seeks Legal Safe Harbor for HIE Users
      Written Testimony of Texas Medical AssociationHouse Bill 2641 by Rep. John ZerwasSenate Committee on Health and Human Services, May 20, 2015
    • CMV Education and Outreach Needed
      Testimony of the Texas Medical Association and the Texas Pediatric Society, House Public Health Committee, Committee Substitute to Senate Bill 791 by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst and Rep. John Zerwas, May 19, 2015
    • Student Athletes Need Complete Physicals
      Letter Testimony from TMASenate Committee on EducationHouse Bill 767May 19, 2015
    • Perinatal Advisory Council Bill Expands Care Improvements
      Testimony submitted on behalf of: Texas Medical Association, Texas Pediatric Society, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists-Texas District,and March of Dimes; Senate Health and Human Services Committee, House Bill 3433, May 18, 2015