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Governor's Committee On People with Disabilities is Seeking Input

8/28/2014: The Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) is seeking input on issues facing Texans with disabilities. Your input will help create policy recommendations that respond to the needs of the community. | More on Governor's Committee Survey

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Hosts "Artistic Visions…You'll be Amazed!"

8/27/2014: The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) will host a unique art show September 2-9 featuring artwork created by older Texans and those who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. | More on Artistic Visions exhibit

Public Hearing Scheduled for Health and Human Services Agencies

8/22/2014: The House Human Services committee has scheduled a public hearing on Wednesday, September 3, to receive invited testimony regarding Health and Human Services agencies. The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) will provide an overview on agency programs and legislative initiatives. Public testimony will be taken. | More on Public Hearing

Legislative Appropriations Request Available

8/20/2014: The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for fiscal year 2016-2017 is now available online. An accessible version of the DARS LAR will be available soon. | More on Legislative Appropriations Request

Texas Health and Human Services System Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2015-19 Released

7/16/2014: The Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) System has released its strategic plan for fiscal year 2015-2019. The HHS System Strategic Plan consolidates the strategic plans for all HHS System agencies into one document. | More on HHS System Strategic Plan

DARS Announces New Chief Financial Officer

6/23/2014: DARS Commissioner Veronda L. Durden has selected Rebecca Trevino, CPA, as the DARS Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective June 16, 2014. Ms. Trevino has been interim CFO since mid-May. | More about CFO Rebecca Trevino














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