Statewide

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,...
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...
DPS appeals driver license ruling
The Texas Department of Public Safety has appealed a ruling by a state district judge ordering DPS to issue driver licenses to temporary visitors and...
FEMA center in Texas is closing
LAST DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER IN TEXAS SERVING IKE VICTIMS IS CLOSING AUSTIN, Texas - The last FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in Texas - one of 130...
Eleven New Paddling Trails Slated for Texas Waters in 2009
AUSTIN, Texas - When the Buffalo Bayou Paddling Trail is dedicated April 28, it will be the 16th Texas Paddling Trail and - at 26 miles - the longest in the state. Notable...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...