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    • Excise Tax: Not a Four-Letter Word The Texas Legislature is spending the next few months grappling with a massive budget and considering thousands of pieces of legislation. Technically, their only job is to balance our state’s multi-billion-dollar budget. (Considering thousands of pieces of legislation is “extra.”) And despite a surplus this year, many battles will be waged in Austin about where and ... Read more
    • A Ban on Powdered Alcohol Should Be Our Only Option Every other year when the Texas Legislature is in session, the issues we care about are examined under a unique legislative lens. We begin to track bills as they are filed; we focus on legislation we will be opposing or supporting; and we share our findings with coalitions, advocates, and supporters. One of the most important ... Read more

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    Texans Standing Tall, Inc.Friday, May 24th, 2019 at 8:21am

    TST member organization Vikings Kicking Out Tobacco VKOT received the national Group Youth Advocate of the Year Award from Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids last night. Two members of this organization, Veronica & Nick, additionally both serve as Youth Leadership Council members for Texans Standing Tall!...