Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • 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.”…

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 23rd, through Monday, May 26th, troopers will be…

  • SHSU Develops Forensic Certificaton Course for TEA

    The Texas Education Agency recently launched a free, online professional development course for high school teachers assigned to teach forensic science. Designed by the Sam Houston State University Department of Forensic Science and Bill Blackwood…