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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...
Texas FFA Foundation Executive Director Accepted into Forbes Council
Aaron Alejandro, Texas FFA Foundation Executive Director, a passionate and innovative leader in agricultural science education, FFA and...

Angelina Arts Alliance Receives State Grant
The Angelina Arts Alliance is proud to announce that it is has been awarded an Arts Create grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts for the first time. The grant amount...
Disaster Unemployment Aid Available for Two Additional Counties
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced that Caldwell and Grimes counties have been added to Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA 4332-DR. TWC is accepting...
Garth Brooks Ticket On Sale Rescheduled
The Garth Brooks ticket on sale has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec.1. Moore than 20,000 tickets total for the two RODEO HOUSTON Gatrh Brooks concerts will be available...
Texas Comptroller Investigators Help Recover Taxes, Restitution...
In fiscal 2017, the Texas Comptroller’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) made 82 arrests, filed 156 felony charges with prosecutors and secured 109 felony indictments...
Texas Comptroller Visits Waco Area on Tour of Texas Manufacturing...
On the third stop of his Good for Texas Tour: Manufacturing Edition, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Thursday, Oct. 5, visited the Space Exploration Technologies...
Texas Comptroller Announces Record $281 Million in Unclaimed...
The Texas Comptroller’s office returned a record $281 million in unclaimed property to its rightful owners during the past fiscal year, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced...
Texas HireAbility Campaign Raises Awareness of the Benefits of...
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is partnering with the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities and Texas Workforce Solutions for the Texas HireAbility...
DPS Urges Texans to Stay Vigilant, Report Suspicious Activity
In light of the attack in Las Vegas over the first weekend in October and as part of national Crime Prevention Month (October), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)...
Almost 400,000 Texans’ insurance at risk after Congress fails to...
Insurance coverage for more than 390,000 Texas children and pregnant women is in jeopardy after Congress failed to renew authorization for a federal program....
Tony Sevilla announces candidacy for rep. of House District 11
Tony Sevilla, an entrepreneur/investor and a truck farmer, is seeking candidacy as a Republican in the March 6, 2018, primary election. As a...

Frank Dobrovolny announces candidacy for 369th District Court
Local attorney and Navy veteran Frank Dobrovolny officially announced his candidacy to fill the vacant position of 369th District Court Judge which...