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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 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: 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)...
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...
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 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...
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 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...
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 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 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...