Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • No Definite Answers on Issues with Obamacare Website

    A lot of questions remain unanswered regarding the implementation of the website for Obamacare. U-S Republican Congressman from Texas, Dr. Michael C. Burgess, expressed his frustration over website contractors’ answers at an Energy and Commerce…

  • Sam Houston Museum on PBS

    While General Sam Houston is well-known in Texas as a politician and soldier, those outside of Texas may not be as familiar with Houston’s accomplishments, which also include serving as a congressman and governor for…

  • Hobby Lobby Grand Opening

    Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held national retail chain of arts and crafts stores, opens in Huntsville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, October 21st, at nine in the morning.…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Update on State Fair

    The State Fair of Texas is officially underway in Dallas through October 20th, and Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples fills us in on some unusual visitors this year to the Food & Fiber pavillion. You…

  • Arturo Diaz Executed Thursday Night

    Thirty-seven-year-old Arturo Diaz was executed last night in Huntsville for a murder committed 14 years ago in which the bound victim was stabbed over 90 times and robbed. It was the 13th lethal injection in…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on U-S Debt

    Our U-S Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, delivered a quick lesson on America’s debt from the floor of the senate this week . . . . CORNDEBT9-24-13 Meanwhile, the senate voted yesterday to push forward…

  • Robert Gene Garza Scheduled for Execution Tonight

    Thirty-year-old Robert Gene Garza is set for execution by lethal injection in Huntsville this evening. The South Texas gang member was convicted of two counts of capital murder for the 2002 slayings of four women…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Comments on the GROW Award

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “A recent study shows that the number of agriculture jobs will continue to increase substantially over the next few years.” He wants Texas youth to become involved in agriculture.…

  • Texas State Fair Begins September 27th

    The great State Fair of Texas kicks off later this month on Friday, September 27th, and runs through Sunday, October 20th in Fair Park in Dallas. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples says there’ll be the…

  • AFSCME & Civil Rights Project Press Conference in Austin Today

    Local AFSCME correctional employees union President Lance Lowry has informed us that this morning at 10 AFSCME Correctional Employees and the Texas Civil Rights Project will hold a joint press conference in Austin. The press…