Interim Testimony

The TCJE Team Speaks Up At The Texas Legislature

Between regular sessions of the Texas Legislature (which run from January through May of odd-numbered years), lawmakers meet for “interim hearings.” Committees hold these hearings to inform what they’ll focus on once the regular session begins, and they’re an opportunity for experts, advocates, impacted people, and the public to get legislators’ attention. During 2022, the TCJE team has been at the Texas Capitol for various hearings to inform leaders on issues where we have both policy expertise and lived experience. Click the links below to learn more about the interim, and to watch videos of our team’s testimony on important issues like conditions of confinement and youth justice!

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