• Latest Legislative News

    • Effective Sept. 1: Lower Taxes, Greater Plan Accountability, More
      This legislative session, TMA fought tirelessly to ensure physicians can continue to give their patients the best care possible. Several TMA-backed bills become law today.
    • 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.
    • Capitol Success
      This legislative session, medicine resolved to ensure physicians can give their patients the best care possible. The hard work paid off in significant victories that largely build on the Texas Medical Association's 2013 legislative successes.
    • Youth Safeguards, Budget Boons
      The Texas Medical Association, the Texas Public Health Coalition, and diligent physicians earned significant public health victories during the Texas Legislature's 2015 session in their drive to reduce tobacco and electronic cigarette use and to protect schoolchildren at risk for anaphylaxis.
    • 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