Comments on HB 145

As an organization working to improve all Texans’ access to health care, education, and financial security, Every Texan is testifying on House Bill 145, rather than in support of it.

Sections 3 , 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, and 17 would address health care, nutrition, education, and social services needs, many of which have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, while Sections 9, 10, and 16 appear to be worthy one-time uses for general government purposes.

However, HB 145 as filed misses the opportunity to be more supportive and transformative. 

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