Public Hearing on Transition of Services

There will be a public hearing about the transition of services at 9:30 AM, Thursday, March 31, 2016 in the Finance Room E1.036 at the Capitol in Austin. If you plan to attend, please bring 25 copies of your testimony so that all members can have a copy.  If you cannot attend, please email the committee clerk, Stephanie Hoover, with your thoughts. You can reach her at She will distribute your email to staffers to share with their Representatives or Senators.

If you have a legislator in your area on the Oversight Committee, now is a good time to contact those officials directly to provide your input. The members are:

  • Chair, Senator Jane Nelson
  • Co-chair, Representative Four Price


  • Senator Brian Birdwell
  • Representative Cindy Burkett
  • Senator Juan Hinojosa
  • Representative Richard Pena Raymond
  • Representative Toni Rose
  • Senator Charles Schwertner
  • Heather Peterson
  • John Colvandro
  • Billy Hamilton

The committee will hear testimony both on the transfers from DARS to HHSC and to the Texas Workforce Commission.

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