Legislative/PAC

Texas Capitol building

If you aren’t at the table, you’re probably on the menu.

Funeral professionals across the state are well aware of the fact that many significant decisions affecting their ability to serve families, how they run their businesses and even their bottom line are made by the Texas Legislature. It certainly can be a challenge to keep up with the ever-changing political landscape, especially when your focus as a funeral service professional is to ensure your families receive the care and attention they deserve.

You can feel confident knowing that TFDA’s Advocacy team is always hard at work for you in Austin, building relationships with members of the Texas Legislature, educating them about funeral directors' positions on the issues that matter and enabling them to make a positive difference on issues affecting funeral service and your business.

 Legislative report

Who Represents Me?

We encourage you to develop a relationship with your local representatives. It is very important when we are talking to representatives at the State Capitol to refer them to their constituents. If you do not know who represents you, follow this link and enter your address, then visit them in their district offices. If you already have a relationship with a representative, please fill in the attached form and send it back to the TFDA office. Fax (512) 443-3559 or e-mail [email protected].

 

INVEST IN TFDA PAC

Political Action Committees (PACs) are a central part of our country’s political process. TFDA PAC determines which candidates and legislators are advocates for the Funeral Profession and works to support their campaigns. Since our decisions are made based on their support of our industry, it is a completely non-partisan effort. Members may always choose to support other candidates personally through voting and financial contributions and that is perfectly fine!

While not as large as some other PACs, TFDA PAC is positioned to make a difference in races it sees as important and to support the candidates that support us. These contributions help ensure our voice is heard on important industry issues that directly or indirectly affect our members.

You can invest in TFDA PAC in several different ways:

  1. Write a personal (non-corporate company) check to TFDA PAC and mail to the TFDA office.
  2. Print the bank draft form and allow TFDA draft a regular investment from your personal checking account.
  3. Set up a one-time credit card (non-corporate company) payment by following the following link. Be sure to write TFDA PAC in the notes section.