Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • SHSU’s Crimes Victims’ Institute Issues Report On Stalking

    An estimated 1.4 million women in Texas experience stalking during their lifetimes, according to a 2010 survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. But a new report from the Crime Victims’ Institute, housed…

  • Texas’ Annual Tax Holiday Is Here

    In 2014, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes today through the 10th — the state’s annual tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies…

  • SHSU Selects New VP For Finance And Operations

    Carlos Hernandez, who has served as acting vice president for finance and operations at Sam Houston State University since March 24, has been selected to fill the permanent position, effective Aug. 1. SHSU President Dana…

  • Staples On New EPA Proposal

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples is down on a new proposal from the EPA that could hurt Texas consumers of electrical power. Staples says, “The proposal that’s been introduced would attempt to lower carbon dioxide…

  • 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…