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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...
Texas among 27 states testing horses for contagious equine metritis...
Texas is among 27 states tracing and testing horses that may have been exposed to contagious equine metritis (CEM), a highly contagious disease that can be transmitted...
Texas Historical Commission marks year anniversary of 18 historic...
AUSTIN, Texas - January marks the one-year anniversary of the transition of 18 historic sites from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical...
RRC production statistics and allowables for Jan. 2009
AUSTIN -- The Texas average rig count as of Dec. 12, was 821, representing about 48 percent of all active land rigs in the United States. In the last 12 months, total...
Texas monthly oil and gas statistics: October and November
NOVEMBER PERMITS TO DRILL The Commission issued a total of 1,517 original drilling permits in November 2008 compared to 1,550 in November 2007. The November total...
Texas safe when it comes to earthquakes
COLLEGE STATION-Although at least six minor earthquakes have been recorded recently in the northern part of the state this year, Texas remains one of the safer areas of the...
Texas Game Wardens arrest men for illegal deer trapping, sale
AUSTIN, Texas - Game wardens in the Special Operations Unit of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Law Enforcement Division have arrested six men and executed two search...
Texas Historical Commission to dedicate Civil War monument in Kentucky
AUSTIN -- Thanks to donations from members of the Civil War Preservation Trust and other private contributions, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) will dedicate a...
TWC Sets employer unemployment insurance tax rates for 2009
AUSTIN - The minimum Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax rate paid by Texas employers in Calendar Year (CY) 2009 will be 0.26 percent, up from a 25-year low in CY 2008. The new...
Public Hearings set to guide use of $1.3 Billion in Disaster...
AUSTIN - The Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA) will hold public hearings beginning this month to gather local input on how the State will distribute the $1.3 billion...
Attorney General Abbott, Sen. Estes propose bill to protect Texans...
AUSTIN - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Craig Estes (Wichita Falls) announced a legislative initiative that will help protect Texas homeowners from...
Texas Farm Bureau backs horse industry incentives
CORPUS CHRISTI - Delegates at Texas Farm Bureau's 75th annual convention adopted new policy showing strong support for Texas' rapidly declining race horse industry. ...
Texas CPAs offer last-minute tax breaks
Dallas - The tax season deadline is the last thing most of us want to think about during the holidays. Although April 15 may seem a long way off, now is the time to make...