Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Wright Comments on A-F Ratings System

    During the 84th Session of the Texas legislature in 2015, legislators passed House Bill 2804 which changed the accountability system from assessments of Met Standard or Improvement Required to assigned A through F ratings beginning…

  • Senator Cornyn Speaks on Obamacare Repeal

    The repeal of Obamacare is a priority to the new administration. From the floor of the senate, our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, addressed the issue . . . .

  • Congressman Brady with a 114th Congress Wrap-up

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady passed along a 114th Congress wrap-up Tuesday. He says, “The last act of this congress was to fund the government through the end of April, but also includes some…

  • Texan Rex Tillerson at Top of Secretary of State List

    Chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation, Rex Wayne Tillerson, is said to be at the top of the list for the job of Secretary of State in the Trump administration. Wikipedia reports that Tillerson…

  • Trinity ISD Van Accident

    KTRE Channel 9 in Lufkin reports that 7-year-old Journey Magness, the daughter of Trinity County Sheriff’s Deputy David Magness, died in a Trinity ISD van accident on FM 1893 Thursday morning. The van was reported…

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill on Federal E-Verify

    Monday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 254, legislation that would require all state contractors and subcontractors to utilize the federal E-Verify system in determining the legal work status of their employees.  E-Verify is…

  • Major Accident I-45

    At Around 8:15 this morning. The State of Texas operations center received an initial report of a road closure in Walker County.  Interstate Highway 45–all lanes, north and southbound, were closed due to a crash…

  • Officers in Texas, Missouri and Florida Shot Over Weekend

    San Antonio Police Chief William McManus reported in a press conference that 50-year-old Detective Benjamin Marconi was shot and killed during a traffic stop Sunday outside police headquarters. While the officer was in his vehicle…

  • TRINITY COUNTY “TOYS FOR TOTS”

    The Trinity VFW is once again sponsoring their annual “Toys for Tots” drive for Trinity County. Trinity 356 VFW will accept toys for their drive through December 3rd. This is the third year the Trinity…

  • Traffic Violations for Smartphone Usage

    For the 4th session in a row, Rep. Tom Craddick (Midland) filed a bill to create a traffic violation for smartphone use while driving. Rep. Craddick said distracted driving is an epidemic in Texas and…