A publication of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops
A publication of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

Texas Catholic Voice April 6

April 6, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses pro-life and end of life bills… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director We hope everyone had a peaceful and joyful Easter. Please take note that next week we will be switching to a Monday edition of the Voice for the…

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Texas Catholic Voice March 31

March 31, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon addresses bills on juvenile justice and public assistance… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director This is a special Wednesday edition of the Voice, since we will be away from the office for the Easter Triduum. We are thrilled to report this…

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Texas Catholic Voice March 19

March 19, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon talks testimony…. A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director TCCB staff has worked diligently to complete bill review and is now focused on drafting testimony. We register support or opposition for bills by “dropping a card” at the committee hearing or we…

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Texas Catholic Voice March 12

March 12, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon talks bill filing deadline and bills on the move… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director This past week was one of the more intense weeks of session because the bill filing deadline is today and hearings are in full swing. Legislative…

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Texas Catholic Voice March 5

March 5, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon talks committee hearings…. A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director Committees will hold hearings on legislation starting Monday, so the Voice will now include a weekly list of bills on the move. We encourage you to contact committee members on these bills,…

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Texas Catholic Voice February 26

February 26, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon provides legislative update…. Bishops speak out on the winter storm… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director After last week’s winter storm, the Legislature has resumed its “pandemic normal.” Our staff continues to review each bill, although we do not register a…

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Bishops speak on winter storm repercussions

February 20, 2021

The bishops of Texas issued the following statement regarding the situation in Texas predicated by winter storms: We are grateful for the outpouring of concern from around the world for all who have been affected by the severe weather conditions in Texas. The generosity of Texans who are reaching out to help their neighbors, even…

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Texas Catholic Voice February 12

February 12, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon highlights chaplain access bill package… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director This week we highlight a bill package we are supporting to ensure Texans who are patients in healthcare facilities or are incarcerated have access to chaplain services. There are several…

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Texas Catholic Voice February 5

February 5, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses advocacy during the pandemic… Education Department announces Teachers of the Year…. A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director So far, this legislative session feels more like the interim but with bills to review and analyze. House committee assignments just came out…

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Texas Catholic Voice January 29

January 29, 2021

In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Executive Director Jennifer Carr Allmon discusses the upcoming Catholic Social Ministry Gathering… A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director The pandemic has dramatically affected the pace of the legislative cycle this year. We are seeing fewer bills filed and a near empty Capitol, as people take necessary…

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