Articles Tagged “budget”

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    We have this week’s “Legislative Update” from State Representative John Otto. The House Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday to send the 2016-2017 state budget to the full House for consideration. House Bill 1 is a conservative…

  • Cornyn On Taxes

    Recently from the House side of the our legislature in Washington, Representative Kevin Brady emphasized a balanced budget for the United States. Now from the Republican Senate side, Senator John Cornyn follows suit . .…

  • Congressman Brady On Budget

    Congressman Kevin Brady comments on a proposed congressional budget that is designed to do a very unusual thing in this day and time–balance . . . .

  • Water And Wastewater Study Considered By Council

    One of the several City issues focused on at Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session was the funding of a study on the City’s Water Distribution System and Wastewater Collection System. Councilmember Brauninger objected to…

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    In his Legislative Update, our State Representative John Otto says our first responders, correctional officers and thousands of other employees have dedicated their livelihoods to public service and have counted on their pension to be…

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    State Representative John Otto reports that the legislature is “now more than 30 days into the 140 day session and things are gearing up.” He reports, “In Appropriations, the full committee took testimony on a…

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    Our State Representative, John Otto, informs everyone in his weekly Legislative Update that Leadership Southeast Texas paid a visit to the Capitol to meet with legislators and agency officials to discuss issues important to the…

  • Social Security To Expand Field Office Hours

    Social Security announces as a result of Congress’ approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, the agency will expand its hours nationwide and offices will be open to the public for an additional hour on…

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    Our state representative John Otto has sent us a legislative update. The report says they took care of housekeeping items such as re-electing Joe Straus as speaker and adopting their rules of procedure. On Thursday…

  • Texas Legislature Back In Session Today

    Today at noon the 84th session of the Texas Legislature gets underway to begin 140 days of considering legislation and putting together a budget. Legislators will be looking at a possible $113 billion to allocate…