Statewide

Legislators disagree with Gov. Perry on unemployment benefits
04-17-09 (Austin) The Senate approved a bill late Thursday that would allow the state to access federal unemployment insurance funds as part of the...
Work is underway to help control wildfire risk
AUSTIN - As severe drought conditions continue to scorch pasture lands and deplete water supplies across Texas, the Prescribed Burning Board, established within the Texas...
DPS hosts class on identifying exploited children
Identifying a child who may have been abducted or abused can be difficult for law enforcement officers who don't know what to look for, so the Texas...
Parks, Wildlife seek dove leases
PARKS AND WILDLIFE LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL DOVE LEASES Media Contact: Steve Lightfoot 512-389-4701 or steve.lightfoot@tpwd.state.tx.us AUSTIN,...
AgriLand Farm Credit Declares $4.3 Million in Patronage to Customers
TYLER, Texas - AgriLand Farm Credit, ACA, a rural financing cooperative serving east, northeast and southeast Texas, has declared $4.3 million in patronage to its...
Law Enforcement Update Tools For The Fight Against Crime
In the battle against crime, law enforcement needs every possible advantage. At the Office of the Attorney General, we know that a better trained officer is a more...
Senate approves its budget version
(Austin) The Senate approved its version of the state budget Wednesday, planning to spend $182.2 billion for 2010-2011. This represents a 7 percent growth over last...
Perry tours hurricane hit area
Meets with disaster commission in Port Arthur PORT ARTHUR - Gov. Rick Perry today reiterated Texas' ongoing disaster recovery needs as he toured areas affected by...
Special fund established to protect centennial markers
TEXAS CENTENNIAL MARKERS TO BE PROTECTED AUSTIN, Texas - In 1936, a series of approximately 1,100 markers were placed throughout the state to...
Gov. Perry appoints Evenwel to correctional managed health care c
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Gerry Evenwel of Mt. Pleasant to the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2015. The committee...
3 appointed to aging and disability services council
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Aging and Disability Services Council for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2015. The council assists the Department of...
Governor appoints 2 to 1 call board
Gov. Perry Appoints Mathis and Unruh to One Call Board AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Barbara J. Mathis of Lufkin and Rodney J. Unruh of Spring...
Families may be able to qualify for CHIP program
Austin) Texas families currently ineligible for state-sponsored children's health insurance could buy into the program under a bill heard before the Senate Finance...
Appointments made to public finance authority
Gov. Perry Names Wood Chair of Texas Public Finance Authority Also Appoints Moore to Authority AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has named Gary E. Wood of Lakeway...
Bill to prevent the conversion of existing roads to toll roads passes
Austin -- Today, the Texas Senate unanimously passed SB 220 by Sen. Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) which prevents the conversion of existing roads into toll roads. ...