85th Session Faces a Tight Budget
Veteran and rookie lawmakers, hundreds of lobbyists, and thousands of private citizens have descended onto Austin for the start of the 2017 Texas legislative session. Medicine is well-represented.
As always, the TMA professional staff complement the relationships that physician leaders have built with their senators and representatives as they work to promote TMA’s 2017 agenda. Tops on the list are the state budget, insurance reform, scope of practice, telemedicine, the Texas Medical Board, and public health priorities.