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Our goal is to improve the state's community college finance system to address workforce skills gaps, increase the wage-earning potential of Texans, and grow the state's GDP. And we need you to help us achieve it!

We want to keep you up-to-date on the work of the Texas Commission on Community College Finance, as well as community college finance reform in the 88th Texas Legislature. One of the easiest ways to stay informed is to follow us on social media:

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If you lead an organization related to workforce and/or higher education in Texas and would like to join the coalition, email [email protected]

Legislative Timeline

Jan. 10, 2023   Late January   January-February
The first day of the 88th Legislative Session.   Governor Abbott hosts his State of the State address, releasing his emergency items for the session.  

The Lieutenant Governor releases committee assignments for the Senate, and the Speaker releases committee assignments for the House.

February-May   May 29, 2023   June 18, 2023
Legislators in both chambers hear and take action on bills in committee and vote as an entire body on legislation.  

The last day of the 2023 Legislative Session. All bills must pass through both chambers by this point to become law.

  Governor Abbott must either sign or veto bills that successfully made it to his desk by this date.