Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • United Criminal Justice Employees of Texas President Olsen Credits TDCJ Director For Raises

    President of the United Criminal Justice Employees of Texas, Brian Olsen, recently acknowledged TDCJ’s director in being very instrumental in new raises for TDCJ employees . . . .   Mr. Olsen said his group…

  • More FEMA Info

    State and federal dollars are flowing into Texas communities recovering from the May 4 through June 19 storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and floods. To date, more than $137 million in state and federal grants, U.S.…

  • Senator John Cornyn Comments On Court Decision On Obamacare

    From the floor of the Senate last week our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, in regard to the recent Supreme Court decision on Obamacare, said, “While the press may consider this represents a ‘win’ for…

  • Lt. Col. Allen West To Speak In Huntsville

    Former U-S Congressman and decorated 22-year veteran of the U-S Army, Lt. Col. Allen West, will be in Huntsville for a Town Hall Meeting and to visit with area citizens.  Now a Texas resident, West…

  • Senator Ted Cruz Speaks to Faith And Freedom Coalition Conference

    This past week our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, spoke at the Faith & Freedom Coalition Conference in Washington. Also in attendance, Ralph Reed, founder and chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, and Penny…

  • FEMA And SBA Flood Disaster Loan Information

    Regional Administrator Yolanda G. Olivarez of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), has announced that SBA has approved more than $12.4 million in federal disaster loans for Texas businesses and residents impacted by severe storms,…

  • Breaking News: Walker County Now Designated For Individual Assistance

    The federal disaster declaration for Texas has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for seven additional counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that began May 4, according to…

  • FEMA Says Walker County May Now Apply for Disaster Aid Funds

    According to a press release from FEMA Wednesday, the agency has extended federal disaster aid to include 51 additional Texas counties. This amendment provides for supplemental funding for infrastructure repairs in the wake of May’s…

  • Trinity River Continues To Rise

    The Trinity River continues to be watched by local officials. Although the rains have stopped, Emergency Management Director Butch Davis said the river would continue to rise for the next several weeks. The Trinity River…

  • SHSU Online Degrees Top Of The Class

    Many students want an affordable education but don’t have the time or resources to commute to a physical campus. For those students, Sam Houston State University offers many fully online programs that won’t break the…