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FINANCE LOOKS AT SCHOOL BUDGET
(Austin) The Senate Finance Committee heard testimony Wednesday that public education will cost the state less in the upcoming biennium. The Legislative Budget Board laid...
State Agricultural Commissioner Staples announces vision to expand...
AUSTIN - Today (Jan. 30), in his address at the Cuba-U.S. Relations Symposium at the University of Texas, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced his efforts to...
Comptroller Susan Combs says federal tax credit could return...
(AUSTIN) - Before filing your federal income tax return, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds Texans to check whether they qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit...
Texas monthly oil and gas statistics
DECEMBER PERMITS TO DRILL The Commission issued a total of 1,226 original drilling permits in December 2008 compared to 1,760 in December 2007. The December total...
Weekly Washington Update by Congressman Jeb Hensarling
Weekly Washington Update From Congressman Jeb Hensarling January 30, 2009 This week the House passed a $1.16 trillion government...
RRC production statistics and allowables for February 2009
AUSTIN -- The Texas average rig count as of Jan. 16 was 693, representing about 47 percent of all active land rigs in the United States. In the last 12 months, total Texas...
Texas Government: week in review
AUSTIN - Governor Rick Perry delivered his biannual State of the State Address Tuesday, January 27, saying the state's position remains strong, in spite of a nationwide...
Texas unemployment rate rises to 6.0 percent
AUSTIN - Texas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 6.0 percent in December, while the U.S. unemployment rate climbed to 7.2 percent. Texas' unemployment rate has...
Commentary: Don't strangle our nation's food supply
Regulating livestock methane emissions is like regulating humans for exhaling. Seems crazy, right? Well, it could happen if some groups have their way. ...
Texas DPS releases new Top 10 Most Wanted list
The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the new Top 10 Most Wanted list. The fugitives on the list are wanted for a wide range of crimes, including homicide,...
Attorney General launches new online service providing greater...
AUSTIN - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today launched a new online resource that will allow Texans to search Texas charitable organizations' tax filings. The newly...
Texas receives funding from USDA to eradicate fever tick in South...
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer, Commissioner Staples and Rep. Ryan Guillen in Laredo on Jan. 12 LAREDO...
Not too late to get flu vaccination in Texas
With the height of the Texas flu season approaching, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) officials are reminding people that getting the flu vaccine and taking...
State agencies to host 9th annual Purchasing and HUB Connection
AUSTIN - The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) will present the Ninth Annual Purchasing and HUB Connection, a forum for...
Texas: The State of Flowing Water to air Feb. 12
AUSTIN, Texas - The one-hour video documentary Texas the State of Flowing Water will air at 8 p.m. central time, Thursday, Feb. 12 on all Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)...
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