Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • 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…

  • Firearms Coming to Texas and Duck Dynasty

    Firearm accessories manufacturer Magpul Industries has announced it is relocating its corporate headquarters from Colorado to Texas. Magpul began a nationwide relocation search following the passage of anti-Second Amendment legislation in Colorado this summer that…

  • Texas Farm Credit Services Formed

    Two rural Texas lending cooperatives — AgriLand, Farm Credit Services (FCS) and Texas AgFinance, FCS — merged Jan. 1st. The resulting organization, known as Texas Farm Credit Services, has combined assets of $769 million. Texas…

  • “Hunters for the Hungry” Seeks Healthy Venison Donations

    “Hunters for the Hungry” is a program that encourages Texas deer hunters to donate healthy venison to help feed hungry children and families in the state. Assistant Texas Agriculture Commissioner Rick Rhodes says, “The Texas…

  • New DPS Troopers to be Issued New Pistols

    Lighter handguns that carry more bullets and feature less recoil will be issued to new Texas troopers completing their training in January. DPS Spokesman Tom Vinger said the pistol is a Smith & Wesson M&P…