Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Talks About Heatstroke In Vehicles

    I don’t have to remind you how hot it has been in Texas recently. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples tells us that “Texas was number one in vehicular heat stroke deaths between 1998 and 2013.”…

  • Data On Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Released

    In regard to the unaccompanied children crossing the U-S border, data made available by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families shows that four states are getting 46 percent of…

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Staples Talks About Allergy Season

    According to Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples, the weather has been pretty tough on allergy sufferers in Texas this year Staples said in some parts of Texas, “We had some early warming, then freezing temperatures…

  • State Senator Schwertner Named to Finance Committee

    Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has appointed State Senator Charles Schwertner to serve as member of the Senate Finance Committee–the powerful 15-member legislative body responsible for writing the Senate’s version of the biennial budget for the…

  • Deadline for Enrollment Of Newborns In Prepaid Tuition Program Coming Up

    The deadline is July 31st for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are…

  • New Web Portal On Economic Impact Of Military Installations

    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has announced a new web portal that will provide information on the economic impact of military installations in the state. The portal, located at www.TheTexasEconomy.org/military, will highlight the many ways the…

  • Governor Perry Meets With President Obama On Border Issues

    Wednesday in Dallas, Governor Rick Perry spoke one-on-one about border security with President Obama aboard the president’s helicopter on the way from DFW Airport to Dallas Love Field. The president later characterized the meeting as…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on VA Hospital Issues in Texas

    Texas has also been a part of the VA hospital scandal, and Congressman Kevin Brady is not pleased . . . . BRADVA6-12-14 According to an article on the website “The Daily Beast,” the whistleblower…

  • Fighting Title Fraud

    Walker County is assisting the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to stop title fraud in Texas, and county residents can help by learning how to protect themselves before they buy a used vehicle. Tax Assessor-Collector…

  • EMC Butch Davis Comments on Facebook Success

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis reported to Commissioners at their meeting Monday that in regard to their Facebook page they “have the most ‘likes’ of any Emergency Management Facebook in the HGAC region.”…