Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Texas Schools Litigation Issue

    At last week’s session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Johnson updated everyone on the status of the litigation involved between a multitude of Texas school districts suing the state. He said, “The school…

  • Early Voting Underway

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that there was a steady turnout during the first week of Early Voting. Her department expects increased numbers this week which is the last week of Early Voting…

  • DPS Offers Election Identification Certificates

    As early voting for the primary election is underway, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that Election Identification Certificates, or EIC’s, are available at driver license offices during normal business hours. The…

  • DPS Rescued 39 Missing or Exploited Kids in 2013

    The Texas Department of Public Safety announced today that DPS officers – with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program – rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.…

  • Texas Named Number One Exporting State

    Texas has again been ranked the number one exporting state in the nation by the U.S. Census Bureau, making it the 12th consecutive year Texas has held this position. The state’s export revenues for 2013…

  • Affordable College Degree Program Offered

    In response to Gov. Rick Perry’s challenge to Texas institutions of higher education to develop affordable college degree alternatives, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board announced the launch of the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Degree Program.…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on the Minimum Wage Issue

    From the floor of the U-S Senate recently our Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, took issue with raising the minimum wage . . . . CORNMINWGE2-3-14

  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarships

    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has given out more than $350 million in scholarships and other education programs in Texas. Texas Department of Agriculture Administrator Rick Roads tells us, “Currently over 2,000 students are…

  • Five Finalists Vie for SHSU Coaching Job

    The names of five finalists for the head football coaching job at SHSU has been released. The five finalists include former Delaware head coach K.C. Keeler, former head coach and present Northwest Missouri State athletic…

  • Assistant Ag Commissioner Rhodes Comments on Texas Water Future

    Water issues will affect the state of Texas for many years ahead. Texas Assistant Agriculture Commissioner Rick Rhodes says most people “associated with agriculture understand how important water is to our crops and to our…