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The Texas Department of Public Safety Recognizes Heroes,...
On Dec. 22,2017 the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented two Purple Hearts, one Lifesaving...
The new dogs and their duty stations pictured from the left are Netti (Dumas); Kelsey (San Antonio); and Loko (San Angelo). DPS Graduates three New Canine Teams
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) on Jan. 19, graduated three Troopers and three canines from an eight-week training program. These...


Texas adds 306,900 Jobs Over the Year
Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in December and remains below the U.S. unemployment rate of 4.1 percent. The Texas economy added 306,900...
Disaster Unemployment Benefit Payments for Hurricane Harvey ending...
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) reminds individuals whose employment or self-employment was impacted by Hurricane Harvey and who are receiving disaster unemployment...
New Measures Implemented to Enhance Safety at Texas Capitol Certain...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is implementing certain security measures at the Texas Capitol Complex and Capitol Grounds to enhance safety. These measures are...
State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.7 Billion in December
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said on Wednesday, Jan. 3, that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.75 billion in December, 12.3 percent more than in December 2016....
Commissioner George P. Bush Launches First-Ever Alamo “Digital...
On Dec. 21, 2017, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced a first: a digital visualization of the Alamo Battlefield as it appeared in 1836 matched up with how it...
DPS Welcomes 97 New Highway Patrol Troopers
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw on Dec. 22, was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned...
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Announces 2018 RODEOHOUSTON lineup
The 2018 RODEOHOUSTON entertainment lineup features a mix of country, rock, R&B and Spanish pop artists. Several RODEOHOUSTON favorites, plus six entertainers new to...
State comptroller Glenn Hegar announces tax amnesty program
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar recently announced a temporary tax amnesty program giving certain delinquent taxpayers a chance to make their accounts compliant...
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Total Educational Commitment Tops...
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo released its annual educational commitment for 2018, awarding more than $26.7 million to support young Texans and statewide educational...
Commissioner George P. Bush announces kickoff of 2018 Adopt-A-Beach...
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is calling for entries in the 22nd Annual Adopt-A-Beach “Treasures of the Texas Coast” Children’s Art Contest. The deadline to submit...
State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.8 Billion in November
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said on Monday, Dec. 4, that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.78 billion in November, 11.1 percent more than in November 2016. “The...
Average Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates Decrease for Texas Employers
With the continued positive economic growth in Texas, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) on Tuesday, Dec. 12, announced the average Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax rate...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced the city of Leander will be...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced in November that the city of Leander will be the future home of the Texas Bullion Depository. Construction on a multi-acre site is...
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