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Senate passes eminent domain bill
Austin, Texas - The bill to provide a more property owner friendly eminent domain process was unanimously approved by the Texas State Senate today. Senate Bill 18,...
Texas law enforcement wants you to click it, not risk a ticket
From May 18 to May 31, law enforcement officers across the state will conduct the eighth quot;Click It or Ticketquot; enforcement mobilization to remind...
Attorney General Greg Abbott Seeks Public
AUSTIN - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's Child Support Division today released its annual Top Ten List of Texas' Most Wanted Child Support Evaders. ...
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO AWARD GRANTS TO PROMOTE FRUITS,...
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Agriculture is requesting proposals for projects designed to enhance food safety and human health through the consumption and use of...
SENATE PASSES BILL TO CREATE CHIP BUY-IN PROGRAM
(Austin) Parents who make more than the federal poverty level but still cannot afford health coverage could buy into state insurance for their children under a bill passed...
Find the energy star, skip the tax
(AUSTIN) - Thinking about replacing your old energy-zapping refrigerator or washing machine? The second-annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday may be the extra incentive you...
Wild Hogs: No Indication of Flu Danger
You may catch the flu from your sick hunting buddy, but there's no evidence that you will catch it from domestic or wild hogs, according to the Texas Animal Health...
SENATE APPROVES CAP ON UNIVERSITY COST INCREASES
(Austin) Senators unanimously approved a measure Monday that would set a cap on increases to the cost of education at public universities in Texas. Many legislators have...
Conference committee works on budget
(Austin) Senate and House budget writers are at work hammering out differences between the two chambers' budgets, but now they have to contend with a billion dollar...
SENATE APPROVES ANOTHER TRANSPORTATION FINANCE TOOL
(Austin) The Senate passed a bill Thursday aimed at helping to pay for local transportation projects. SB 505, by Bryan Senator Steve Ogden would authorize the creation of...
WILDFIRES COST TEXAS AGRICULTURE $35 MILLION
AUSTIN - With wildfires costing Texas agricultural producers about $35 million during March and April, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples is requesting assistance from...
SENATE PASSES EMINENT DOMAIN BILL
Austin, Texas - The bill to provide a more property owner friendly eminent domain process was unanimously approved by the Texas State Senate today. Senate Bill 18,...
Cibolo's Steele High School to close temporarily to limit spread of...
The Texas Department of State Health Services announced today that Byron Steele High School in Cibolo will temporarily close effective immediately as public health and...
CELEBRATE HISTORIC SITES DAY ON MAY 17
AUSTIN, Texas - During Preservation Month celebrate Texas history at more than 30 state historic sites. Texas Historical Commission (THC) and Texas Parks and Wildlife...
129 projects announced for Southwest Region
Albuquerque, N.M. - From the deserts of Arizona to the Gulf Coast of Texas, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will undertake more than 129 construction, energy efficiency,...