Important links to Legislative Pages
HOW does a bill become a law? How does a bill get introduced? What is the Committee Process? 
Find this information and more here
Interim charges are often a preview of bills and budget items that will be up for consideration during the next session.
House committee charges can be found here.
The original list of Senate charges can be found here
Meeting schedules for Education Committees:  House and Senate
Access archived footage of hearings– It's a great way to see what members, expert panelists, and the public have to say about bills.
To access future committee hearing videos, check out the House video broadcast page and the Senate video broadcast page
Set up an account with Texas Legislature Online

An easy way to get information about candidates is at

Raise Your Hand Texas at
Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment at
The Fast Growth School Coalition at