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Legislative Update
With 14 days left of the 86th legislative session SB 2551, workers comp bill, was referred to House State Affairs last week and a hearing was held this morning. We are expected that the bill we be voted out tomorrow and be on its way to the committee of calenders. This is very good development and involved a lot of work to get it routed properly. If everything goes as planned we will have the the bill heard on the house floor by next Tuesday. This bill was filed on the Senate side a little ...

SB 2551 passes Senate chamber moves to the House
Senate Bill 2551 by Hinojosa, moved passage from the senate chambers and now will be headed to the House for consideration. Members met with Senator Hinojosa, at the capitol as the bill was passed. Senator Hinojosa, introduced this piece of legislation so that first responders would not go through the broken workers comp system that currently exists. There is 19 days left in the 86th Legislative session and hope working with House members this bill will become law. ***Originally posted May ...

Senate bill proposed to help first responders with job related injuries and illness by KGBT
Right now, several people in the Valley are championing for a Senate Bill that would protect first responders. Lt. Homer Salinas, from the Mission Fire Department, remembers his own as he reads the names of Mission firefighters that lost their lives due to health-related issues that rose from working in the line of duty. "My brothers, I call them my brothers they sat beside me in an engine," Salinas said. Salinas has been with the fire department for 17 years. He says that in the last dec...

Senate Bill 2551 voted out by the Texas Senate of Business & Commerce Committee
A hearing on SB 2551 by Hinojosa was heard by the Texas Senate of Business & Commerce. Homer Salinas, testified and thanked the committee for setting a hearing to fix the workers comp system. The bill (SB 2551) was voted out of committee and soon to be heard on the Senate floor. Thank you to Senator Juan Chuy Hinojosa for always advocating for first responders. **Originally posted May 2 2019

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