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TSCPA Member Appointed to Credit Union Commission

Governor Greg Abbott recently appointed TSCPA member, James L. “Jim” Minge, CPA, to the Credit Union Commission for a term set to expire on February 15, 2023.  Minge, of Arlington, is the president and CEO of the Texas Trust Credit … Continue reading

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Congressman K. Michael Conaway, CPA

Longtime TSCPA member, K. Michael Conaway, CPA, who represents the 11th Congressional District in Texas (which covers  29 counties including the cities of Midland, Odessa and San Angelo), is receiving bipartisan praise for his leadership of the House Intelligence Committee. … Continue reading

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SB753 Passes the Texas Senate

TSCPA’s legislation clarifying that governmental entities in Texas would be required to issue financial reports that are in accordance with GAAP as established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board passed the Texas Senate yesterday with a 31-0 vote. In 2007, the … Continue reading

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TSCPA & Austin Chapter Member Honored

Adrian Van Zelfden, CPA, TSCPA and Austin Chapter member was honored recently with the passage of HCR66.    Congratulations to Adrian!

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TSCPA Member, Mike Collier, to Challenge Dan Patrick for Lt. Governor in 2018

TSCPA and Houston Chapter member, Mike Collier, announced last week that he is “assembling a campaign team to run against Dan Patrick for Texas Lt. Governor.”   Collier, a Democrat, is stepping down from his position as Democratic Party finance … Continue reading

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TSCPA bills get filed

GAAP Legislation Proceeding – HB 1930 and SB 753:  We now have legislation in the House and Senate to eliminate the “opt out” to GAAP for state and local governments. Rep. John Frullo, CPA, (R-Lubbock) introduced the legislation in the … Continue reading

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TSCPA Advocacy Day a Success

The biggest event in Austin last week for TSCPA was our Advocacy Day and Midyear Board of Directors Meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday. A couple hundred TSCPA members came to town to help us carry our message to Texas legislators. And … Continue reading

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