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Editor's note: The regular session of the 82nd Texas Legislature concluded on Monday, May 30, 2011. TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston recently answered questions about how decisions made during the session will impact the agency and its employees.
When the 82nd Texas Legislature convened in January 2011, there was much speculation that substantial reductions in employee pay and benefits could be among the measures taken to help balance the state's budget.__________________________________________________________________
When you hear the term "security" associated with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, instinctively you think of prisons, but security's true meaning is much broader and includes the vital role of street supervision. In recognition of National Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week scheduled for July 17-23 of this year, this bulletin focuses on community supervision and parole in the Texas criminal justice system.
A little black box called a "Thin Client" carries a lot of weight with TDCJ. That's because for its small size, this unassuming gadget takes a big bite out of computer costs.___________________________________________________________________
Health Services Division Director Dr. Lannette Linthicum was recently honored with recognition from two associations of criminal justice professionals and the Texas Legislature.
The third quarter of the Chairman's Fitness League was a big success. For this quarter, points were earned based on the minutes of physical activity during the six-week period.
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