Statewide

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to Offer Flash Seats Digital...
On Tuesday, Nov. 14, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced the implementation of a digital ticketing delivery method – Flash Seats digital tickets by AXS –...
DPS Urges Drivers to Fill Up on Safety for Thanksgiving
As Texans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists to make safety a priority and to enjoy the holiday...
Texas Comptroller Visits San Antonio on Tour of Texas Manufacturing...
On the Central Texas stop of his Good for Texas Tour: Manufacturing Edition, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar visited Continental Automotive Group in Seguin and DPT, a Mylan...
Mail a Taste of Home to Anyone in the Armed Forces
Mail a complete traditional Thanksgiving/Christmas Dinner “In A Bag In A Box” to anyone serving in the armed forces anywhere in the world. Send a “taste of home,” even...
Give a gift that Saves Texas History
Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging Texans to give the gift of Texas history from the General Land Office (GLO) Archives. Historic map reproductions from the GLO are...
Sixth Annual Statewide Veterans Hiring event to be Held in 29 Texas...
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission, will host veterans hiring fairs in 29...
Robert Nichols appointed to Sunset Commission
Austin – Recently, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick appointed State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) to serve his third term on the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission....
Nichols’ 5 Cents: Dealing with Harvey’s after effects; flood plan
We have officially moved into the Fall season and with that comes the expectation of cooler weather, the changing of the leaves, time with family and one of my favorite...
Texas Adds 256,100 Jobs Over the Past Year
Texas added an estimated 256,100 seasonally adjusted jobs over the past year. There were overall job decreases of 7,300 in September, due largely to effects from Hurricane...
Know Before You Vote
The recently updated Bond Election Roundup provides the Comptroller’s best accounting of upcoming bond elections across the state, based on research cross-checked with the...
Texas FFA Foundation Executive Director Accepted into Forbes Council
Aaron Alejandro, Texas FFA Foundation Executive Director, a passionate and innovative leader in agricultural science education, FFA and...


Angelina Arts Alliance Receives State Grant
The Angelina Arts Alliance is proud to announce that it is has been awarded an Arts Create grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts for the first time. The grant amount...
Disaster Unemployment Aid Available for Two Additional Counties
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced that Caldwell and Grimes counties have been added to Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA 4332-DR. TWC is accepting...
Garth Brooks Ticket On Sale Rescheduled
The Garth Brooks ticket on sale has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec.1. Moore than 20,000 tickets total for the two RODEO HOUSTON Gatrh Brooks concerts will be available...
Texas Comptroller Investigators Help Recover Taxes, Restitution...
In fiscal 2017, the Texas Comptroller’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) made 82 arrests, filed 156 felony charges with prosecutors and secured 109 felony indictments...