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Texas Senate Business and Commerce Committee to Discuss Telecommunication Discounts

The 82nd Texas Legislature extended the telecommunication discounts that were established for Texas schools, libraries, and hospitals until January 2016. These discounts were originally established in 1995 in HB 2128. The Texas Senate Business and Commerce Committee is having a hearing … Continue reading

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Governor Perry Signs SB 773

Governor Perry signed SB 773 on June 17th. This bill ensures that Texas schools, libraries, and hospitals will continue to receive discounts on their telecommunication services until January, 2016.  This bill was authored by Senator Zaffirini and co-authored by Senator … Continue reading

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SB 773 Clears Another Hurdle

The Senate bill that will extend the telecommunication discounts for schools, libraries, and hospitals to 2016, was approved by the full Senate on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. It was sent to the House on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 for their … Continue reading

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Senator Zaffirini Files SB 773

On Friday, February 18th, Senator Zaffirini filed Senate Bill 773 which extends the telecommunications discount to eligible entities until 2024. House Bill 2128, the state telecommunications deregulation bill, was passed by the 74th Texas Legislature and enacted on September 1, … Continue reading

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