Articles Tagged “budget”

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    In his Legislative Update, our State Representative John Otto says our first responders, correctional officers and thousands of other employees have dedicated their livelihoods to public service and have counted on their pension to be…

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    State Representative John Otto reports that the legislature is “now more than 30 days into the 140 day session and things are gearing up.” He reports, “In Appropriations, the full committee took testimony on a…

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    Our State Representative, John Otto, informs everyone in his weekly Legislative Update that Leadership Southeast Texas paid a visit to the Capitol to meet with legislators and agency officials to discuss issues important to the…

  • Social Security To Expand Field Office Hours

    Social Security announces as a result of Congress’ approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, the agency will expand its hours nationwide and offices will be open to the public for an additional hour on…

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    Our state representative John Otto has sent us a legislative update. The report says they took care of housekeeping items such as re-electing Joe Straus as speaker and adopting their rules of procedure. On Thursday…

  • Texas Legislature Back In Session Today

    Today at noon the 84th session of the Texas Legislature gets underway to begin 140 days of considering legislation and putting together a budget. Legislators will be looking at a possible $113 billion to allocate…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will hold their regular meeting at six tonight at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, at 5 PM, there will be a presentation and discussion regarding developer agreements in the extra-territorial…

  • SHSU “Holiday Spending” Workshop Tomorrow

    The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend at least $617 billion this holiday season, a 4.1 percent increase in holiday spending over last year. As students begin heading to the malls over the…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    The regular session of the Walker County Commissioners Court will get underway at 9 o’clock this morning (Monday) in the Commissioner’s Courtroom. Sheriff Clint McRae and Captain/Jail Administrator Steve Fisher will discuss their first annual…

  • Fiber Installation Approved By Council

    At this week’s City Council session, councilmembers approved a special fiber installation project to Maverick Communications to save the City money and a budget amendment for it. In regard to the installation, City Councilmember Joe…