Tag: Texas Legislative Session

2023 Texas Legislative Session – Our Issues

December, 22 2022

Read about hotel occupancy tax, full funding for state tourism promotion, STR preemption and other issues THLA will adddress in 2023

The Third Legislative Session Ended with a Big Win for the Texas Lodging Industry

October, 27 2021

We are pleased to report that in Section 2 of SB 8, the Texas Legislature appropriated $180 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to the Governor’s office… Read more »

Texas Election Recap

November, 18 2020

Written summary from Texas Lobby Partners: A lot of money was spent, and the status quo remains for the most part (assuming 2 recounts do not change the election night… Read more »

2019 Texas Legislative Session – Important Hotel Industry Legislation

March, 14 2019

Below is a summary of some of the most important legislation THLA is working on during the 2019 Texas Legislative Session.  We encourage hotel operators, hotel owners, and tourism industry… Read more »

2019 Texas Legislative Session – Our Issues

January, 29 2019

Over the past decade, THLA has expanded its legislative program from being primarily defensive to being a strong and proactive agenda of legislation that our trade association initiates. The proactive… Read more »

Converge on the Capitol 2019 – The Issues

January, 22 2019

The 10th Biennial Converge on the Capitol day was Thursday, February 21st!  Thank you to all our members who joined us in Austin. Converge on the Capitol was a huge… Read more »