Government

Department of Justice Announces Changes to the Collaborative Reform...
The Department of Justice announced on Friday, Sept. 15, significant changes to the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Collaborative Reform...
Gov. Greg Abbott, Commissioner George P. Bush join forces to help...
As part of the recovery from Hurricane Harvey, Governor Greg Abbott announced on Thursday, Sept. 14, that Land Commissioner George P. Bush will head up the state’s...
Comptroller’s Office Extends Tax Deadline in Counties Affected by...
Most businesses in federally declared disaster areas affected by Hurricane Harvey will be granted a 30-day extension to file August and quarterly sales and use tax reports,...
Farmers and Ranchers Affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma Granted...
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced special procedures to assist producers who lost crops or livestock or had other damage to their farms or ranches as a...
Texas Comptroller’s Office Expedites the Import of Motor Fuel into...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced on Friday, Sept. 1 that the Comptroller’s office is working with the Office of the Governor and the Texas Department of Motor...
Disaster Unemployment Aid Available for Ten Additional Counties
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced on Tuesday, Sept. 5 that 10 counties including, Austin, Bastrop, DeWitt, Gonzales, Karnes, Lavaca, Lee, Polk, Tyler and...
Texas Comptroller’s Office Distributed Financial Assistance to...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Wednesday, Sept. 6, that the Comptroller’s office and the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) processed and distributed the...
Texas Comptroller Details Agency Response to Hurricane Harvey Disaster
Texas Comptroller Glenn Heger on Tuesday, Aug. 29 offered prayers of support for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, while detailing his office’s role in disaster...
DPS Announces Temporary Storm-related Changes
At the direction of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will implement cost-saving measures for residents who have been impacted by...
Hurricane Harvey Disaster Aid Available in 18 Texas Counties
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of severe weather due to Hurricane Harvey. Under...
Commissioners adopt budget for 2017-18
At the Cherokee County Commissioners Court meeting Monday, Aug. 28, there was a public hearing held on the budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. There were no comments or...
Nichols calls special session ‘success’ for public schools
Austin -- On Aug. 15, the 85th Legislative, First Called Special Session came to a close after significant legislation to benefit public schools in Texas was passed. ...
Texas Comptroller Kicks Off Tour of Texas Manufacturing Plants
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar kicked off a tour of Texas manufacturing plants on Monday, Aug. 14, with visits to Samsung in Austin and TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company in...
Clardy’s week in review: bills filed to extend state agency operations
The past few weeks of the special session have flown past. With 20 items on the agenda, and as the author of House Bill 198 relating to teacher compensation, the days have...
Texas Workforce Commission Announces “Careers in Texas Industries...
The Texas Workforce Commission and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and Tri-Agency partners, will...