Statewide

Texas Bullion Depository Hires Former SWAT Team Leader to Protect...
Former sheriff’s office veteran tapped to secure first state-administered gold bullion depository in U.S. Lone Star Tangible Assets (LSTA) announces Sgt. Bryan Whoolery,...
Department of Justice Announces Changes to the Collaborative Reform...
The Department of Justice announced on Friday, Sept. 15, significant changes to the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Collaborative Reform...
Gov. Greg Abbott, Commissioner George P. Bush join forces to help...
As part of the recovery from Hurricane Harvey, Governor Greg Abbott announced on Thursday, Sept. 14, that Land Commissioner George P. Bush will head up the state’s...
Updated DPS Driver Handbook Now Available
Effective Sept. 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Driver Handbook was revised and transitioned to a printable, online-only format. Handbook revisions...
Comptroller’s Office Extends Tax Deadline in Counties Affected by...
Most businesses in federally declared disaster areas affected by Hurricane Harvey will be granted a 30-day extension to file August and quarterly sales and use tax reports,...
Farmers and Ranchers Affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma Granted...
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced special procedures to assist producers who lost crops or livestock or had other damage to their farms or ranches as a...
Census: Texas Ranks 38th in Child Poverty Progress Threatened by...
Census data released the week of Sept. 14, show modest improvements in the numbers of Texas children living in poverty and the percentage of uninsured children. But far too...
Assistance distributed to 80,000 households affected by Hurricane...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced that the Comptroller’s office and the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) processed and distributed the first wave of...
ETCF Reminds Donors to Beware of Harvey Donation Scams
With record rainfall and flooding across 50+ counties in South East Texas, East Texans are asking how they can help. In an effort to assist donors, East Texas Communities...
Texas Comptroller’s Office Expedites the Import of Motor Fuel into...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced on Friday, Sept. 1 that the Comptroller’s office is working with the Office of the Governor and the Texas Department of Motor...
Disaster Unemployment Aid Available for Ten Additional Counties
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced on Tuesday, Sept. 5 that 10 counties including, Austin, Bastrop, DeWitt, Gonzales, Karnes, Lavaca, Lee, Polk, Tyler and...
Hurricane Harvey Tourism Recovery Fund Launched to Help Devastated...
The Texas Travel Industry Association and Texas Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism have partnered with Tourism Cares to launch the Hurricane Harvey...
Authorities Announce Formation of Working Group to Fight Hurricane...
Representatives from numerous federal and state law enforcement agencies have formed a working group to investigate and prosecute illegal activity related to Hurricane...
Texas Comptroller’s Office Distributed Financial Assistance to...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Wednesday, Sept. 6, that the Comptroller’s office and the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) processed and distributed the...
Hotel Taxes Suspension Extended
Governor Greg Abbott has extended the suspension of collecting all state and local hotel occupancy taxes from the victims of Hurricane Harvey or personnel participating in...