2022 in review: Our top tweets of the year
Twitter has had quite the year in 2022, but so has Texas 2036. As we look ahead to 2023, we’ve gathered a list of our top tweets of the year.
From our top mentions, news on Texas 2036, policy pillars and projects, here’s what 2022 looked like in our year in review.
In 2021, Texas was struck by eight extreme weather events where each event caused more than $1B in damage. “And as the population increases, the number of people affected goes up also,” notes @jeremybmazur. #txlege #txwx #txclimate https://t.co/8Ma2ux9JfK
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) January 29, 2022
As the official #Data Partner of the @TexasLyceum, we were happy to help kick off the presentations at today’s conference in #ElPaso where our Sr. Policy Advisor @LuisAcunaTX presented on the strength and value of El Paso and the #Borderplex. #Txlege pic.twitter.com/xRKwhAtIk2
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) January 28, 2022
Almost nine of every 10 Texans are concerned that water supplies will be exhausted, given current weather trends and the prospect for worsening drought conditions, according to latest #TexasVoterPoll #txlege #txwaterhttps://t.co/cxzeg96xao
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) February 21, 2022
STARTING NOW: #FutureOfTech bipartisan Blueprint for Action launch.
▶️ TUNE IN: https://t.co/UcZAteZhcQ
— Future of Tech Commission (@FOTComm) February 16, 2022
Next stop: Lubbock and Amarillo! 🛻💨 pic.twitter.com/F5JWNd7tSx
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) March 28, 2022
Any day celebrating the political achievements of women HAS to include recognition of Texas State Representative Senfronia Thompson – the longest-serving woman legislator in Texas…and the nation! #txlege #InternationalWomensDay pic.twitter.com/SM8u6Eualc
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) March 8, 2022
“Until S.B. 1137 is implemented as intended, Texans will lack the tools they need to shop for reasonably priced, effective hospital care,” according to @BakerInstitute.
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) April 14, 2022
Was pleased to offer comments today in support of proposed rules implementing #SB1296 #txlege Thanks to @TexasTDI for considering and addressing comments offered last fall by @NathanForTexas, @TomOliverson, @EveryTxn and @Texas2036 to the informal rule posting.
— Charles Miller (@Cmillernd2005) April 18, 2022
This week, TX2036’s @hopeosborntx and @luisacunatx submitted joint written testimony to the TX Senate Business & Commerce Committee on how remote work for state employees could provide an opportunity to relieve a rising cost of living. #txlege
READ HERE: https://t.co/ekaSZkNiOZ
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) May 19, 2022
¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo, Texas! Today, we celebrate Texas native General Ignacio Zaragoza of Goliad who led the charge at the Battle of Puebla in Mexico on May 5, 1862. His victory in the Franco-Mexican War commemorates Texas’ Mexican roots. #texasfact pic.twitter.com/nOliWUBvei
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) May 5, 2022
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) June 2, 2022
Is Texas preparing for the right drought?
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) June 17, 2022
“… Texas is facing a pronounced decline in workforce competitiveness due – in large part – to a lack of postsecondary attainment among working-aged adults,” the report states.
READ THE KEY RECOMMENDATIONS ➡️ https://t.co/vC2vTCitWu
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) July 26, 2022
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) July 1, 2022
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) August 21, 2022
Today, @Texas2036 launched a tool I’ve been working on for a while, evaluating hospital compliance with price transparency rules and visualizes price data for some services. We track compliance as of 4/22 statewide, by region, and Senate district. https://t.co/FZRmuN1FXW pic.twitter.com/amzZ5TUYbW
— Charles Miller (@Cmillernd2005) August 2, 2022
It’s a huge state…
With all the big space and differences we all still value many of the same things…
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) September 24, 2022
— Jeremy B. Mazur (@jeremybmazur) September 16, 2022
The 5th Texas Voter Poll is here! 🗳
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) October 6, 2022
2 slides from new @Texas2036 poll that shows how grid remains potent issue — voters prioritized it over prop taxes in theoretically allocating budget surplus, plus respondents’ confidence in grid is virtually unchanged from Jan.
(1,000 RVs in early September by GOP’s Baselice) pic.twitter.com/A04VwG7qgb
— Patrick Svitek (@PatrickSvitek) October 6, 2022
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) November 11, 2022
Tomorrow is a big day for #txlege watchers as the Legislative Budget Board meets to set the spending limit for the next session. My @Texas2036 colleague @indiogordo has written this outstanding article on what to expect.https://t.co/yEC9GGW2tL
— Jeremy B. Mazur (@jeremybmazur) November 30, 2022
Sunset Advisory Commission members expressed concern over the drawn-out, years-long process of reforming @TCOLE, but they did appear to agree on a few changes they could push at next #txlege, @David_Barer reports for @KXAN_News.
Here’s what to know:https://t.co/nfzN8t28xl
— Texas 2036 (@Texas2036) December 7, 2022
— Vance Ginn, Ph.D. (@VanceGinn) December 1, 2022