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Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 25, 2017 - Texas nursing facilities moved one step closer to better staffing and improving overall quality Monday as the Nursing Facility Reinvestment Allowance, or NFRA, was voted out of the House Human Services Committee. Read more
Dallas,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 21, 2017 - Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and National Presenting Sponsor Nationwide® released new survey data today, specific to parents’ attitudes and behaviors about teen drinking during special occasions, such as prom. Parents ranked prom as the time of year they are most concerned about their teens drinking alcohol, followed by spring break, graduation, summer break, homecoming, winter break and at school sporting events. Read more
Molpus Annouces Timberland Offering in Okalhoma
Antlers,Oklahoma (PR MediaRelease) April 12, 2017 - The Molpus Woodlands Group is offering an investment-grade 15,815 +/- acre timberland property located in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma. The Project Pushmataha offering comprises of nine timberland tracts distributed across eastern Pushmataha County, Oklahoma, ranging in size from 480 acres to 4,276 acres. Read more
Dallas,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 10, 2017 - In advance of PowerTalk 21 Day on April 21st and during Alcohol Awareness Month this April, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and National Presenting Sponsor Nationwide® are equipping parents with Power of Parents® resources needed to have conversations with their teens, especially before special occasions, such as prom, about the dangers and consequences of teen drinking. Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) April 7, 2017 - Can you imagine if state lawmakers wanted to tax private schools to balance the Texas public school budget? Texans would be outraged by such an absurd proposal. This outrageous scheme is precisely what some lawmakers want to do with nursing homes. Read more
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Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) March 31, 2017 - As of March 27th 2017 the 85th Texas legislature has introduced 8420 bills, statistically about half will be passed into law. According to Legiscan the third most viewed and followed bill is HB453, better known as the “equal parenting bill”. HB453 would put an end to the current presumption that, after parents separate or divorce, a child should live primarily with one parent, and visit the other parent a few times a month making the other parent a visitor in the child's life. Instead, the presumption would be that the child should spend an equal amount of time with both parents. Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) March 30, 2017 - An estimated 1 in 5 traffic crashes in Texas is caused by distracted driving, and the problem is getting worse. As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Talk, Text, Crash” campaign to remind drivers to stay focused on the road. Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) March 29, 2017 - A legislative proposal that will benefit Texas employers got a big boost from the Trump Administration recently when U.S. Health & Human Services Secretary Tom Price told governors they should move forward and request waivers from a variety of regulations in the Affordable Care Act. Read more
Austin,Texas (PR MediaRelease) March 28, 2017 - On Monday, the Texas Senate Health and Human Services Committee met to discuss Senate Bill 1130, a “granny tax” on nursing home residents and private business owners. The hearing revealed the tax would generate over $800 million, with no legislative oversight on how that money would be spent. Read more