Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Texas Senator Charles Schwertner Drives Effort to End Toll Road Headaches

    Texas Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) has filed Senate Bill 1437, legislation to address many of the common frustrations associated with the billing practices of toll road authorities in Texas.  With more than a dozen different…

  • Renewing Drivers Licenses Online

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to get ahead of the Spring Break influx at driver license offices by renewing their license or identification (ID) card early or online. The weeks…

  • Rolando Ruiz Scheduled for Execution

    Forty-four-year-old Rolando Ruiz is scheduled for execution this evening at the Huntsville Unit. He was found guilty of murdering 29-year-old Theresa Rodriguez in 1992 in a life insurance scam. The U-S Supreme Court is considering…

  • SHSU’s Women’s History Month Underway

    Sam Houston State University will celebrate Women’s History Month with multiple events hosted by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences throughout March. Phi Alpha Theta will present a Women’s History Month lecture by Nancy…

  • Senator Cornyn Happy with Perry as Secretary of Energy

    Former Governor of Texas Rick Perry has been confirmed as Secretary of Energy for the Trump Administration. From the Senate Floor, our Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, expressed his happiness with and confidence in Perry…

  • Huntsville Celebrates Texas & General Sam Houston

    The sun was shining, and the birds were singing Thursday. It was a beautiful Texas morning in Huntsville to celebrate it’s independence and the birthday of one of its most important historical figures, Sam Houston.…

  • Texas Independence Day & Sam Houston Birthday

    The Walker County Historical Commission and Sam Houston Memorial Museum and Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center are celebrating the 36th Annual Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston Birthday today. A coffee and reception will…

  • State Senator Schwertner Announces Filing of Telemedicine Bill

    Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) announces the filing of Senate Bill 1107, legislation that would provide a clear and accountable regulatory structure for the operation of telemedical services in Texas.  The term “telemedicine” generally refers to…

  • Indigent Defense Funding Issues Addressed by Commissioner Daugette During Monday Session

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court this past week, Precinct #3 Commissioner Bill Daugette filed a report on the funding issues for indigent defense in Texas. Commissioner Daugette said the County spent $615,000 on indigent defense…

  • Senator Schwertner Works to Protect Vulnerable Texans from Abuse

    This past week, Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) filed a slate of legislative proposals designed to increase the quality of care standards for seniors and other vulnerable Texans living in nursing homes and other long-term…