TPTA PAC (Texas Physical Therapy Association Political Action Committee) is your political action committee. It raises funds for and provides financial assistance to, Texas public officials who actively support the PT profession. When you contribute to the TPTA-PAC you are helping your profession to be visible in the legislative and political process. Your investment helps give the PT profession a voice in helping elect lawmakers who pass laws and regulations that affect PTs and PTAs EVERY DAY.
Make an online donation today, or down load the PAC Contribution Form.
$100K PAC Challenge
The TPTA Strategic Plan PAC fundraising goal is to raise $100,000. This will allow the association to prepare for Sunset Review and continue to work for Patient Acess. Help us achieve this goal by contributing a one-time donation or set up a recurring monthly donation that will automatically be charged to your debit or credit card each month for a time period you determine.
On Our Way!
We are on our way to fullfilling one of the Strategic Goals of the TPTA by raising $100,000 in 2016. See the latest graph of monies raised to-date. This doesn't mean we can stop the momentum as we still have a ways to go! Thank you to everyone who has donated to the PAC! We appreciate you supporting this important effort.
What are the TPTA-PAC's objectives?
The objectives of the PAC are to promote the profession and to support candidates running for the Texas State House and Senate that are sensitive to the issues that affect your profession. A vibrant and strong PAC will help the profession counter the political influences of insurers and other health care professionals who want to control the practice of Physical Therapy.
What does the TPTA-PAC do for me?
By contributing to the TPTA-PAC, you can have increased ability to contact your local legislators; increased ability to be perceived as a local health care leader; increased opportunity to affect a legislator's image of your facility and physical therapy services and increased success in shaping health care policy in Texas.
The TPTA-PAC supports our legislators who risk their future to support physical therapists and our goal to secure a future that assures the public access to professionally autonomous physical therapist services. Donations to the TPTA-PAC will be used for campaign and lobbying expenses.
Where does the TPTA-PAC receive its funds from?
The TPTA-PAC receives funds from:
1. Voluntary contributions added on to your APTA/TPTA dues. You can donate to the Texas PT PAC when you renew your association dues.
2. Direct contributions from individuals and practices/facilities. Individual members, non-members and practices who wish to support the mission and purpose of the TPTA-PAC can make a contribution by completing the contribution form and sending a check or money order to TPTA-PAC 900 Congress Avenue, Suite 410, Austin, TX 78701 or by donating online.
Who can contribute to the TPTA-PAC?
Any individual or company can contribute to the TPTA-PAC. You can donate online, or download the contribution form and send a check payable to TPTA-PAC 900 Congress AVe., Suite 410, Austin, TX 78701. Contributions received from individuals go directly to the TPTA PAC. Contributions received by company credit card or check are routed to the Admin Fund, which supports research and administration for the TPTA PAC.
Can I make an anonymous TPTA-PAC contributions?
No. We are required to be reported to the State Board of Elections and this information is publicly available. Anonymous donations can be made to the TPTA-PAC Administrative Fund.
Are contributions tax deductible?
Contributions made to political campaigns and political action committees are NOT tax deductible and are reported to the Board of Elections. A copy of the TPTA-PAC report will be filed with the State Board of Elections and will be available from the State Board of Electios, Austin, Texas.