Articles Tagged “Attorney General”

  • SHSU Graduate to Lead Untested Rape Kit Study

    A Ph.D. graduate from Sam Houston State University is using skills he learned while at SHSU to lead one of the first statewide studies to examine a backlog of untested rape kits in Kentucky. Bradley…

  • President Trump Signs Executive Orders Following Swearing-In of Jeff Sessions

    Thursday, President Trump followed the swearing-in of our new Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, by signing three executive orders which White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said were ‚Äúdedicated to standing behind the police officers who…

  • Senator Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Attorney General

    Wednesday evening, Republican Senator Jeff Sessions was confirmed as attorney general. He was confirmed by a vote of 52 to 47. One Democrat, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, voted for Sessions. Sessions has become the…

  • Betsy Devos Confirmed as Secretary of Education

    Tuesday, Advocate for school choice Betsy Devos was confirmed by the Senate to be Secretary of Education. The vote was 50-50 until Vice President Pence voted to break the tie . . . .  …

  • Senator Booker Criticizes Session Nomination

    Confirmation for Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General continued in Washington Wednesday. Stepping away from a precedent of Senate colleagues not testifying against other colleagues, Democratic Senator Cory Booker went after what he says was…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets this evening at six at City Hall. Tonight the Chamber of Commerce Huntsville Leadership Institute will make a presentation on the Huntsville Proud Program. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes the accepting…

  • Army Reserve Property Issue Update

    In the continuing local story of Maalouf Properties versus SHSU over the possible threat of the use of eminent domain by the university to acquire the Army Reserve property on Sam Houston, SHSU President Dana…

  • Military Reserve Building Purchase Legal Dispute Continues

    The contention continues over the purchase of the abandoned Military Reserve Building on Sam Houston Avenue between SHSU and Tarek Maalouf of Maalouf Properties of Huntsville. Mr. Maalouf met the City of Huntsville’s June 17th…

  • Greg Abbott Announces Candidacy for Governor

    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott formally announced in San Antonio Sunday that he’s running for governor. The announcement was not unexpected. Abbott has more than $22 million in campaign funds at the ready. Twenty-nine years…