Texas Faith in Texas

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Texas American Heart Association (AHA)

The Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 952 into law, requiring early care and education licensing regulations to be updated to improve nutrition, physical activity, and screen time standards for both center-based and home-based early care and education programs. – Legislative

Texas American Heart Association (AHA)

Voters in Austin, TX, approved two ballot measures that will provide $38 million for sidewalk rehabilitation, Vision Zero/pedestrian safety, and urban trails, and $5 million for parks and recreation projects in the city. – Ballot Measure

Texas American Heart Association (AHA)

The San Antonio, TX, 2019 budget included $9 million for sidewalks and $1 million for bike lanes and other pedestrian safety measures. – Legislative

Texas American Heart Association (AHA)

Travis County, TX, voters approved a transportation bond that allocates approximately $65 million to walking and biking projects. – Ballot Measure

Texas American Heart Association (AHA)

Texas SB 1873 requires physical education quality reporting as part of the existing school health survey. – Legislative

Texas American Heart Association (AHA)

Voters in Dallas, TX, supported the 2017 Dallas Capital Bond program, securing tens of millions of dollars for walking and biking infrastructure throughout the city. – Ballot Measure

Bike Austin

Austin, TX, voters approved a transportation bond that included more than $110 million to support a Safe Routes to School program, as well as sidewalk, bikeway, and urban trail construction and maintenance. – Ballot Measure

Texas American Heart Association (AHA)

Austin, TX, approved a budget that earmarked $800,000 to expand access to nutritious food, including $500,000 for healthy food retail and $300,000 to expand SNAP outreach efforts. – Legislative

Texas American Heart Association (AHA)

Austin, TX, secured funding to establish a healthy corner stores program to increase the availability of healthy food options in Austin. – Legislative