Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Texas Workforce Commission Report

    The Texas Workforce Commission reports the Texas economy expanded in March with the addition of 9,500 seasonally adjusted non-farm jobs. Texas seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased from 5.0 percent in March, up slightly from 4.9…

  • Governor Signs Bill to Reduce Fee for Handgun License

    Governor Greg Abbott has signed Senate Bill 16 (SB 16), which reduces the fee for a license to carry a handgun in the state of Texas. This legislation will decrease the financial burden on law-abiding Texans that…

  • Late Frank “Poncho” Roberts “Lying in State” Viewing on Wednesday

    Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts passed away in his home surrounded by family on Sunday May 21, 2017 in Huntsville, Texas, at age 85. A “Lying in State” viewing is scheduled for Wednesday May 24, 2017…

  • SHSU Vollmer Exhibit Sent to Berkeley Historical Society

    SHSU Criminal Justice Professor Willard Oliver, who has recently released an 800-page book about a former early 20th century Berkeley, California police chief named August Vollmer, has recently returned the badge and gun Vollmer used…

  • Texas Picked “Best State for Business”

    In an annual survey of hundreds of CEOs from across the United States conducted by Chief Executive Magazine, Texas has again been named the “Best State For Business” for 2017. This is the 13th year…

  • New SHSU Center to Provide Support for Transition Services

    Approximately 8.5 percent of the more than 5.5 million students in Texas schools receive special education services, such as support in general education classes and specialized instruction. However, the disability also impacts adult life. Many…

  • Texas Ranks High Nationally for Women-Owned Businesses

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says he’s ”proud of the fact that Texas is one of the best states in the nation for women-owned businesses to put down roots and grow.” Hegar said, “Their numbers, revenues,…

  • “Click it or Ticket” Campaign Underway

    This month marks the 15th anniversary of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign urging Texans to buckle up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that since its inception 15 years ago, their life-saving…

  • Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Ahead

    The Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series continues with a session on Thursday, April 27th.  Attendees may bring a brown bag lunch. Lunch time begins at 11:30 a.m., and the lecture will begin at noon. Michael…

  • Texas ACLU Sends Letter to 13 Texas Counties Regarding 287(g) Agreement

    Monday, the ACLU of Texas said they“dispatched letters to 13 Texas counties concerning their decision or their intention to enter into a 287(g) agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Under the 287(g) program,…