The Texas Catholic Voice

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A publication of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops

FAQs on how TCCB determines positions on bills (TCV Vol. 85.1)

November 28, 2016

How are bill positions developed? The bishops of Texas approve a legislative agenda in the spring prior to legislative session. Then, the TCCB staff works with members of the legislature to develop our priority legislation and opposition strategies for negative legislation. In early November, legislative members begin to file bills. In consultation with the bishops,…

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Legislative highlights: Pro-life (TCV Vol. 85.1)

November 28, 2016

With each issue of Texas Catholic Voice we highlight key legislation for you to monitor. We begin with the foundational principle of the protection of human life from conception to natural death by highlighting the abortion-related legislation that we are supporting. This is not an exhaustive list, but those¬†which we are closely collaborating with bill…

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