During his “State of the State” speech, Governor Greg Abbott announced he was instructing all state agencies (except DFPS) and universities to implement an immediate hiring freeze through the end of August. State agencies have been underfunded by the legislature for years. A hiring freeze now would make tight budgets even tighter and threaten vital services .
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Call your State Representative and tell them: My name is _____________ and I am concerned about the damage a hiring freeze would do to state services. I’m calling to ask Representative ______________ to call Governor Abbott’s office and ask him to lift the hiring freeze on universities and state agencies . The workforce is already underfunded and overworked. A hiring freeze now, would be a disaster for the quality education and services provided to Texas citizens . Thank you.