Statewide

Photo workshop slated at fisheries center in Athens
Join famed photographer and author Wyman Meinzer for an intensive one-day workshop at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center near Athens, about 80 miles southeast of...
3 scans ti avoid in though times outlined
DALLAS - Many people have lost their jobs in the last few months as the economy has turned sour. Scam artists are still fully employed, however, in good times and bad. In...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
More tools given officers to catch drunk drivers
The Senate approved two measures Monday aimed at reducing drunk-driving fatalities in Texas. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety administration,...
TxDOT observes National Work Zone Awareness Week
AUSTIN - For many motorists, the first word that comes to mind when encountering a highway construction work zone is delay. The word that should come to mind is caution. ...