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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...
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...
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...
Perry appoints 3 to real estate research advisory committee
Email Print AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Real Estate Research Advisory Committee for terms to expire Jan. 31, 2015. The...
Senate committee studies anti-gang bills
(Austin) The Senate Transportation and Homeland Security considered a number of bills Wednesday aimed at curbing the growing gang problem in Texas. All the bills were...
Top 10 reform bill get tentative nod
(Austin) The Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill aimed at capping the number of students admitted to state universities under the top-ten percent rule. The...
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING A WILL
Dallas - Wills are not just for the very rich. They are important legal documents that help guarantee that your wishes will be followed and that your family or other...
April 15 is deadline for filing property tax renditions
(AUSTIN) - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reminded Texas businesses to render their property with county appraisal districts by April 15. To render is to list the...
Gov. Perry Appoints 4 to Texas Board of Criminal Justice Committee
Gov. Perry Appoints Four to Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments Advisory Committee Email Print ...
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. ...
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,...
Sen. Nichols issues statement on top 10 percent rule
The Senate tentatively passed SB 175 March 24. The bill will change the top ten percent rule. Final Senate passage was expected March 25. Below is Nichols statement on SB...
Protecting land and the competitiveness of cattle markets...
Fort Worth, Texas -Members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) passed four resolutions during the closing general session of the 132nd annual...