TAHUPAC

TAHU's Political Action Committee

EXCLUSIVE ELECTION RECAP WITH OUR NEW LOBBYISTS

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR AN EXCLUSIVE ELECTION RECAP WITH OUR NEW LOBBYISTS – This Tuesday 10:00-11:00 a.m. Need another reason to join TAHU PAC and Lege Fund as a contributor? This year TAHU PAC will offer a series of invitation only conference calls for PAC members as a benefit of membership. The first one will be open to all TAHU…

Texas Primary Elections – Early Voting has begun

Clients, Colleagues and Friends, it’s now under two weeks until the Texas Primary Elections (Tuesday, March 6th). Early Voting began February 20th and continues through Friday, March 2nd. If you need specific information about early voting, click here for details. Texas continues to be a conservative and Republican-dominated state, evidenced by the fact that about 86% of all money going to statewide elected candidates this cycle has…

2018 Election and Re-Election Candidates

Clients, Colleagues and Friends, the filing deadline for candidates running for election or re-election in 2018 has come and gone. Here’s a brief summary of the landscape for statewide elected officials and Texas lawmakers (no federal or judicial races listed): Statewide officials Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Land Commissioner Bush, Agriculture Commissioner Miller, and Railroad Commissioner Craddick have both primary and general election opponents. One significant development: former…

TAHU Takes on Federal Health Care’s Exchanges

The Key to Health Care Reform Any insurance exchange in Texas – one that truly provides greater access to uninsured Texans at a more affordable cost, both to consumers and to the State — deserves great care and balance in its design and implementation. A common sense approach to the key issues will be required to meet this greatest challenge…

It just depends on how you look at it

Understandably, there has been a lot of concern and many questions and a bunch of worry over the NAIC’s recent decision to not make a pronouncement in its current recommendations about how NAIC thinks agents commissions should be treated for the purposes of a carrier complying with the new medical loss ratio requirement. As the new preacher told his elders, I…