Articles Tagged “Texas House”

  • 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 Has A New Ag Commissioner

    The State of Texas has a new Ag Commissioner. He is Sid Miller . . . .   Commissioner Miller is very interested in agriculture education as he was a former Ag teacher. He served…

  • Two Outstanding Citizens Die

    Huntsville has lost two outstanding citizens. Thursday morning, retired Lt. Col. M.B. Etheredge died at the age of 98. He was a highly decorated World War II hero, a former member of the Texas House…

  • Abortion Bill Action Underway

    Tuesday, the Texas House gave initial approval to House Bill #2 that would ban abortion at 20 weeks and place stricter standards for clinics. Today, a final House vote is expected. Early next week, the…

  • Texas House Passes Abortion Bill

    Monday, Republicans in the Texas House passed a proposed bill that would ban abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy. The bill also stipulates that doctors have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, and it restricts…

  • Texas Retired Teachers Association Day at Capitol Wednesday

    Wednesday, the Texas House and Senate passed a resolution making March 18th through the 22nd Texas Retired Teachers Association week in Texas. Over 900 retired teachers from the state were in attendance for TRTA Day…

  • HISD Long-Range Facility Planning

    This Sunday on “Around Town” our guest will be HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. Following several HISD Long-Range Facility Planning Committee meetings, a special Board Workshop was held this week. The committee finally came down…