AUSTIN – Director of the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s (TPPF) Center for Health Care Policy John Davidson will testify before the Texas House Human Services Committee TODAY, Monday, March 2, at 2:00 p.m. CST or upon adjournment in room E2.030 in the Texas State Capitol. Davidson will testify in favor of SB 219, which relates to the provision of health and human services in Texas, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies.
 
“This bill addresses substantial inconsistencies reaching across nine codes and 262 chapters of state law. Despite its size, this bill—unlike other Sunset bills that will follow— makes no policy changes,” said Davidson. “It has been 16 years since the last Sunset Review of health and human services, and a code clarification bill is long overdue. Clean statutory language is needed if lawmakers want to accomplish structural reform of health and human services through the Sunset Review process.”
 
 
WHO:             John Davidson, Director of the Center for Health Care Policy,                             Texas Public Policy Foundation
 
WHAT:          Testimony before the Texas House Human Services Committee
 
WHEN:          TODAY, Monday, March 2, 2015
                      2:00 p.m. CST or upon adjournment
 
WHERE:       Texas State Capitol
                     E2.030
 
More information about the hearing can be found at: http://txpo.li/1DKp41i
 
To schedule an interview with Mr. Davidson please contact Caroline Espinosa at cespinosa@texaspolicy.com or 512-472-2700.

 John Davidson is the Director of the Center for Health Care Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. 

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, free-market research institute based in Austin, Texas.

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