Monthly Archives: November 2011


Interim Charges Give Early Indication on Next Session’s Priorities

November 1st, 2011

By Representative Tan Parker While the Texas Legislature is only in session for 140 days every other year, lawmakers remain actively engaged in public policy all throughout the two-year cycle.  Nothing exemplifies this more than interim charges, which are best described as specific issues that each committee is assigned to review, critique and recommend legislative […]