2009-2010 6th extraordinary session

SBx6 20 ( Yee )

Income taxes: business tax incentives: reporting information and recapture.

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Introduced Sept. 21, 2010
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Oct. 5, 2010
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Sept. 21, 2010
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New Law Helps Tackle Health Agency Woes
Texas Tribune, Aug. 7, 2015
Health and Human Services Commission Inspector General Stuart Bowen Throughout August, The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will change because of new laws that take effect Sept. 1. Check out our story calendar[1] for more. In January, Stuart Bowen took charge of a state officerocked by accusations of corruption, incompetence and inefficiency. Responsible for ferreting out fraud ...

At TxDOT, Concerns About Revolving Door Provision
Texas Tribune, June 2, 2015
Enlarge[1] photo by: Caleb Bryant Miller A provision, tucked in a bill awaiting Gov. Greg Abbott's signature, aimed at reducing conflicts of interest in state contracting is drawing concerns among state employees, particularly at the Texas Department of Transportation.[2] Senate Bill 20[3], a sweeping contracting reform bill from Senate Finance ChairwomanJane Nelson[4], R-Flower Mound, would ...

Contracting Measure Goes to Abbott; Another Made It Into Budget
Texas Tribune, June 1, 2015
State Rep. John Otto, R-Dayton, and Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, are shown at a joint budget hearing on May 20, 2015. In light of a series of scandals drawing concerns that state agencies were awarded sweetheart deals to private vendors, state lawmakers proposed more than a dozen bills this legislative session aimed at boosting oversight of state contracts. By Sunday, the two most sweeping ...

Texas House Approves Partial Consolidation of Agencies
Texas Tribune, May 24, 2015
State Rep. Four Price, R-Amarillo and Sen Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, at the final Sunset Advisory Commission meeting on Jan. 14, 2015. The Texas House has tentatively approved a measure to partially consolidate the states massive health and human services system. The House gave the initial go-ahead to Senate Bill 200[1] by state Sen. Jane Nelson[2], R-Flower Mound, which would combine three ...

Limited Contracting Fixes Moving Forward
Texas Tribune, May 14, 2015
Chairwoman of the state Senate Finance Committee Jane Nelson and state House Appropriations Chairman John Otto. Contract High is an occasional series looking at how Texas outsourced crucial state services for two decades -- and got smoked. Amid an FBI investigation, a wave of resignations and widespread concerns that state agencies are awarding sweetheart deals to private vendors, Texas ...

Health Agency Mergers Get House Look
Texas Tribune, April 27, 2015
Enlarge[1] photo illustration by: Todd Wiseman / Jessica Schaefers The states massive health and human services system would be partially consolidated under a bill heard by the House Human Services Committee Monday evening. Under House Bill 2304[2] by Four Price[3], R-Amarillo, three of the states five health and human services agencies -- the Health and Human Services Commission, the ...

Senators Approve Partial Consolidation of Health Agencies
Texas Tribune, April 15, 2015
Enlarge[1] photo illustration by: Todd Wiseman / Jessica Schaefers The Texas Senate on Wednesday tentatively approveda measure to partially consolidate the states massive health and human services system. Under Senate Bill 200[2] by Jane Nelson[3], R-Flower Mound, three of the states five health and human services agencies -- the Health and Human Services Commission, the Department of Aging ...

CalChamber plans another successful year of defeating "job killer" bills
CalWatchdog, April 14, 2015
Sacramentos been taking care of business. Last week, the California Chamber of Commerce, known simply as CalChamber, announced a preliminary draft[1] of its job killer[2] bills, an annual list of proposed legislation that will hurt the states business community and economic competitiveness. This years list includes 16 bills that, the chamber says, will make it harder to do business in ...

Senate Votes to Close Austin Institution
Texas Tribune, April 13, 2015
Austin State-Supported Living Center employee Tamika Mays is shown with resident Rebecca Hadnot in 2011. An Austin institution for people with disabilities will be closed, and others across the state will be identified later for closure under a bill tentatively approved by the Texas Senate Monday. Senate Bill 204[1], a package of structural changes to the Department of Aging and Disability ...

CalChamber targets minimum wage increase, employee scheduling bills as 'job killers'
Sacramento Bee, April 10, 2015
The California Chamber of Commerce released its annual list of job killer legislation this week, highlighting bills that the powerful business lobby argues will have a negative economic impact for the state.Among the high-profile proposals CalChamber is targeting are SB 350[1] (Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Len, D-Los Angeles), a push to increase Californias use of renewable energy to 50 ...

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