Statewide

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...
Houston Men Sentenced in East Texas Gas Pump Skimmer Cases
Two Houston men were sentenced Thursday, Dec. 14 in separate cases for their involvement with gas pump skimmers, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston. A skimmer...
Texas Comptroller’s Office Unveils New Unclaimed Property Website
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans to search for their unclaimed money this holiday season with the Unclaimed Property Division’s new and improved website,...
Texas Historical Commission News Briefs for December
FIND UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFTS AT STATE HISTORIC SITES IN TEXAS For those who are looking for unique and creative gifts for a Texas history buff, look no further than one of...
DPS: Give the Gift of Safe Travel This Holiday Season
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers that by staying sober and following basic traffic laws, they can give their fellow motorists the gift of...
Last Chance to see Special Exhibit on Jim Bowie and his Famous...
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging Texas history enthusiasts to visit the Alamo and see a special temporary exhibition exploring the life of legendary...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Transfer of Nearly $1.5...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Wednesday, Nov. 29, the recent transfer of $1.47 billion into the State Highway Fund and the Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF),...
DPS Reminds Texans of Winter Weather Safety Tips
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages Texans in all regions of the state to make preparations for winter weather as we enter the cold weather season. ...