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The Manufacturing and Logistics' Offender Work and Training Programs division operates four designated training facilities. The primary functions of these facilities are to develop production skills and a work ethic in offenders, while providing valuable services to state agencies and Texas school districts that help reduce costs.
In May, the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) and the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy (GOBPP) published instructions governing preparation and submission of Legislative Appropriations Requests (LAR) for the 2014-15 biennium. This begins the budgeting process which will eventually determine how much funding the upcoming 83rd Legislature will appropriate to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and other state agencies.
The SECC marked its 18th year of service in 2011 by raising more than $9.3 million, including $962,000 in donations from TDCJ employees, for charity organizations.
The Community Justice Assistance Division (CJAD) of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) held its 22nd Skills for Effective Intervention Conference July 23-26 in Austin.
The 82nd Legislature directed the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) to conduct an interim study of possible changes to the state benefits package. On July 1, the Employees Retirement System (ERS) updated their website's list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the HealthSelect transition. The following is a partial list of new information from the July update.
Sam Houston State University's (SHSU) College of Criminal Justice, in partnership with the Correctional Management Institute of Texas (CMIT), recently awarded Master of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management program scholarships to Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) employees Debbie Erwin and Chris Cirrito.
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