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Posted on: September 4, 2018

2018 Regional Awards nomination form

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The Alamo Area Council of Governments is accepting nominations for the 2018 Regional Awards.   Recipients will be honored during the AACOG Area Council and Board of Directors Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

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AACOG General News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Texas Energy Summit

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Are you looking for a chance to engage in a lively conversation about cleaner air, a better built environment, sustainability and a new energy economy?

The Texas Energy Summit vows to continue to tackle all of the topics currently facing the energy industr...

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AACOG General News

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

San Antonio to Maintain Roads at Joint Base under Partnership

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“This agreement will enhance JBSA’s support to their 266 mission partners, increase our installations’ military value and also demonstrates the community’s support of the men and women in uniform who call this great...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

First responders observe 9/11 with a Tower of the Americas climb

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San Antonio firefighters and others honored the fallen firefighters and officers by wearing their full gear. The first responders climbed the tower twice and exceeded the number of floors climbed by those on 9/11. The tribute is known as the San Antonio 1...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Joint Base San Antonio Economic Impact on the Texas Economy, 2017

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The Comptroller estimates that population directly affiliated with JBSA contributed at least $30.37 billion to the Texas economy in 2017.

JBSA provided the data used in this analysis to the TMPC. Starting with this information, the Comptroller's office col...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Texas Health and Human Service Commission Conducts Survey on Adult Medicaid Dental Services

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House Bill 3295 and Rider 188 from the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, requires that HHSC conduct a study on the provision of dental services to adults with disabilities under the Medicaid program. The report, due no later than December 1, 2018, is to ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

New Savings Program Helps Texans with Disabilities

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Eligible Texans with disabilities can save in tax-advantaged savings accounts through the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience Program. Texas ABLE® accounts can be used to pay for a variety of expenses related to the eligible individual’s health, inde...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Extending Health Insurance Over Age 26

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EXTENDING HEALTH INSURANCE OVER AGE 26

Before a young adult with a disability reaches age 26, you may want to take action to ensure that health insurance coverage continues. There are multiple options available to extend coverage, but not all of the option...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Precautions When Transporting People During Hot Weather

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TAKE THESE PRECAUTIONS WHEN TRANSPORTING PEOPLE DURING HOT WEATHER

Be aware that older adults are particularly susceptible to heat related injury and death. Heatstroke occurs 12 to 13 times more often in persons 65 years or older than it does in younger pe...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Emergency Preparedness

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR HURRICANE SEASON AND OTHER EMERGENCIES

Assisted living facilities, day activity health services facilities, home and community support service agencies, intermediate care facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability...

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