Statewide

Texas Health Care Association honors Two Tyler Residents as...
Texas Health Care Association honors two Tyler residents Lucretia Howard and Vania Padilla. Lucretia Howard is the Texas Health Care Association’s Certified Nurse Aide of...
Texas’ Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 3.9 percent
The Texas economy added 71,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in October. Annual employment growth for Texas was 2.6 percent in October, marking 90 consecutive months of...
Commissioner George P. Bush Announces Successful Settlement of Red...
In a major win for private property rights, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is proud to announce a successful settlement in the lawsuit filed against the Federal...
Texas Comptroller Director Honored for Work Advancing Energy...
Dub Taylor, director of the Texas Comptroller’s State Energy Conservation Office (SECO), was honored recently for his contributions to environmental protection through...
Garth Brooks Ticket On Sale Date and Guidelines
Garth Brooks tickets will go on sale Friday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m. (online waiting room opens at 9:30 a.m.) online only at rodeohouston.com. Due to ticket demand and...
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to Offer Flash Seats Digital...
On Tuesday, Nov. 14, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced the implementation of a digital ticketing delivery method – Flash Seats digital tickets by AXS –...
DPS Urges Drivers to Fill Up on Safety for Thanksgiving
As Texans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists to make safety a priority and to enjoy the holiday...
Texas Comptroller Visits San Antonio on Tour of Texas Manufacturing...
On the Central Texas stop of his Good for Texas Tour: Manufacturing Edition, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar visited Continental Automotive Group in Seguin and DPT, a Mylan...
Mail a Taste of Home to Anyone in the Armed Forces
Mail a complete traditional Thanksgiving/Christmas Dinner “In A Bag In A Box” to anyone serving in the armed forces anywhere in the world. Send a “taste of home,” even...
Give a gift that Saves Texas History
Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging Texans to give the gift of Texas history from the General Land Office (GLO) Archives. Historic map reproductions from the GLO are...
Sixth Annual Statewide Veterans Hiring event to be Held in 29 Texas...
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission, will host veterans hiring fairs in 29...
Robert Nichols appointed to Sunset Commission
Austin – Recently, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick appointed State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) to serve his third term on the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission....
Nichols’ 5 Cents: Dealing with Harvey’s after effects; flood plan
We have officially moved into the Fall season and with that comes the expectation of cooler weather, the changing of the leaves, time with family and one of my favorite...
Texas Adds 256,100 Jobs Over the Past Year
Texas added an estimated 256,100 seasonally adjusted jobs over the past year. There were overall job decreases of 7,300 in September, due largely to effects from Hurricane...
Know Before You Vote
The recently updated Bond Election Roundup provides the Comptroller’s best accounting of upcoming bond elections across the state, based on research cross-checked with the...