The U.S. House passed the Save American Workers Act (H.R. 30). This legislation to repeals ObamaCare’s 30-hour definition of “full-time employment” and restores the traditional 40-hour workweek. In a statement threatening to veto, the White House said there is “no evidence” the law is causing a shift to part-time work.
On January 12, 2015- Texas Comptroller Glen Hegar unveils $113 billion in projected revenue for the State of Texas in the 2016 – 2017 biennium. This is an increase from the $101 billion in funds projected in the 2014-2015 biennium.
The Texas Legislature begins its 84th session on January 13, 2015. The session lasts for 140 days and is schedule to adjourn on June 1, 2015.
More information on this year’s legislative session can be found here.