Monthly Archives: March 2016

ERS trustees approve health plan option for state employees

The board of trustees for the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) has approved a new optional health plan for state employees, as directed by HB 966 by Crownover, enacted in 2015 by the 84th Legislature. The consumer-directed health plan combines high-deductible … Continue reading

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States revise laws to address ‘ballot selfies’ in voting booths

In response to the prevalence of cellphone use, several states have enacted legislation to address use of the devices in polling places, including voters taking and sharing photos of themselves with their marked ballots (“ballot selfies”). Legislative changes and recent court orders … Continue reading

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