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A letter regarding swine flu from Texas Commissioner of Education...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health officials are investigating North American influenza (swine flu) cases in people...
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,...
Insurance bill passes senate
(Austin) The Senate approved a measure on Monday that would continue the operation of the Texas Department of Insurance, but makes some reforms to the operation of that...
Texas Senate's Week in Review
The Senate this week approved a new accountability plan for public schools, one that puts college readiness as the main factor in gauging a school's success. Bill author...
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to honor Lone Star Land Stewards
AUSTIN, Texas - The ability to manage land in difficult times, through extended dry periods and economic downturns, is the hallmark of a good land steward. This year's...
Franchise tax deadline is May 15
(AUSTIN) - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds businesses that their annual franchise tax is due May 15. This is the second franchise tax filing deadline since...
Former President Bush to Appear at National Museum of the Pacific War
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas - The National Museum of the Pacific War, a Texas Historical Commission (THC) property operated by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, recently announced...
Eating pork doesn't give you the flu
Information About Swine Flu According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security: ...
HELP SAVE THE UNTOLD STORIES OF TEXAS
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is committed to saving the unknown stories of Texas' past. This dedication resulted in the recent adoption of criteria...
Ag. Commissioner Staples leads volunteer effort to rebuild...
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Commissioner Staples assures public that Texas pork is safe
AUSTIN - There is no evidence at this time that swine anywhere in the world are infected with the influenza virus strain that has led to people becoming ill in Mexico and...
Texas Farm Bureau News
WACO-With most Texans keeping a close eye on spending during tight economic times, the state's largest farm organization has launched a new project to monitor the cost of...
Texas House passes state budget by vote of 149-0
Austin--- For the first time in many years, the Texas House of Representatives passed the State's 2010-2011 biennial budget by a vote of 149-0. quot;Trimming $4...