Statewide

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...
Enrollment Open for Texas Prepaid College Tuition Program
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds families that open enrollment in the Texas Tuition Promise FundSM, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, began Friday, Sept. 1...
CPAs Available to Discuss Financial Recovery from Hurricane Harvey
Victims of Hurricane Harvey are just beginning to assess the financial damage caused from the weekend’s wind, rain and floods. The aftermath of a natural disaster can be a...
BBB and Give.org Offer Tips on Helping Texas in the Aftermath of...
The Better Business Bureau and BBB Wise Giving Alliance are advising people to help as much as they can in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, but to do so with caution...
Youth Volunteers from New Jersey Travel to Houston to Help...
A team of youth volunteers from New Jersey area traveled to Houston on Sunday, Sept. 3 to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, taking off from N.J.’s Newark Liberty Airport...
SEC Monitoring Market Impact Of Hurricane Harvey
The Securities and Exchange Commission is closely monitoring the impact of Hurricane Harvey on investors and capital markets. Chairman Jay Clayton has mobilized agency...
Texas Comptroller Details Agency Response to Hurricane Harvey Disaster
Texas Comptroller Glenn Heger on Tuesday, Aug. 29 offered prayers of support for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, while detailing his office’s role in disaster...
DPS Announces Temporary Storm-related Changes
At the direction of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will implement cost-saving measures for residents who have been impacted by...
Disaster Unemployment Aid Now Available for 11 Additional Texas...
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) in 11 additional counties as a result of severe weather due to...
Stanley Tree Service Taking Donations to Houston for Harvey Victims
On Thursday, Aug. 31, Kent Stanley owner of Stanley Tree Service is loaded with food to deliver to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Over $3,000 was...

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Aid Available in 18 Texas Counties
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of severe weather due to Hurricane Harvey. Under...
Texas Historical Commission News Briefs for August
DIVE INTO HISTORY AT TEXAS’ ICONIC SWIMMING HOLES The kids are back in school but the Texas heat is here to stay. Fortunately, the Lone Star State’s eclectic landscapes...
Commissioners adopt budget for 2017-18
At the Cherokee County Commissioners Court meeting Monday, Aug. 28, there was a public hearing held on the budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. There were no comments or...