Advocates and volunteers traveled to the Capitol on Friday from all over the state to march for full funding of victim services for those who have suffered at the hand of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Last year nearly 80,000 Texans accessed victim services, and current funding is crucial to the support of these different sites and programs. State funding helps to support sixty-eight 24-hour shelters, 10 non-residential centers and 16 special project sites. Organized by TCFV, TAASA, and Mary Kay, this year’s Capitol Day brought together hundreds of supporters, giving them the chance to raise their voices in unison, and meet with state legislators to speak about goals.Learn More...
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The 83rd Texas Legislative Session is fast approaching and TCFV has released it’s list of legislative priorities for the upcoming session. In addition to keeping close tabs on the issues facing family victims and the programs that support them, TCFV worked with the Public Policy Committee (PPC) and others to collect ideas for possible legislative approaches. Ultimately, the PPC provided its valuable perspective and the TCFV Board derived a robust, yet viable and accomplishable Legislative Agenda for the 83rd Session. Please click the link below for a summary of the Agenda and look for updates to this Agenda as the Session progresses.