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November 20, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday has made appointments to the Continuing Advisory Committee for Special Education, the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners, the Assistive and Rehabilitative Services Council, the Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments, Upper Guadalupe River Authority Board of Directors, the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, the Angelina and Neches River Authority Board of Directors, the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities. More
November 20, 2014 -- United States Congressman John Culberson was appointed Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations for the 114th Congress by the Republican Steering Committee. More
November 20, 2014 -- The National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health awarded a $1.5 million grant to a professor at the University of Houston for a study on Asian American breast cancer survivors. More
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November 20, 2014 -- United States Congressman Michael McCaul on Thursday issued a statement on the United States Chamber of Commerce's support for Senate passage of cybersecurity legislation. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Tuesday convicted Harold Norwood of murder. More
November 20, 2014 -- A research consortium led by Dr. Antonietta Quigg, Professor of Marine Biology and Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at Texas A&M University's Galveston campus, was awarded $7.25 million by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to conduct scientific studies of the impacts of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health. More
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November 20, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve the selection of Hugh Wood, Inc. as the insurance broker of record for the port’s property and liability insurance programs for a three year period for an annual fee not to exceed $53,000 in lieu of commission. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee voted 3-1 on Wednesday to endorse five projects as priorities; and to recommend that the city council ask that four of them be submitted to the Houston-Galveston Area Council which has issued a call for projects for inclusion in the Transportation Improvement Plan. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Texas City City Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the Gulf Coast Center's application to the Houston-Galveston Area Council to fund the construction of a park and ride facility in Texas City. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a contract with Jerdon Enterprise, LP for the construction of intersection improvements at Boundary at Everett. More
November 20, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a general order for the Lakeview Police Department regarding the rate of pay, including education incentive pay for employees. More
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November 20, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted a State of the Texas Medical Center Address luncheon on Tuesday, featuring a presentation by Dr. Robert C. Robbins, president and CEO of the medical center. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to re-elect Matthew Hay as president of the board. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Texas Department of State Health Services on Wednesday reported that it has confirmed 26 cases of enterovirus D68 in the state. More
November 20, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve, on final reading, contribution rates from the city for medical, dental, vision, voluntary life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment for active employees and retirees for 2015. More
November 19, 2014 -- Three Texas A&M University astronomers have receive grants from the National Science Foundation which they say will allow them to “set their sights on new astrophysical insights involving the Milky Way Galaxy and beyond”. More
November 19, 2014 -- A scientist at the University of Texas Medical Branch found a marker that predicts changes in cholesterol levels as people grow older. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a former county employee was sentenced for the felony offense of Theft by a Public Servant. More
November 19, 2014 -- United States Congressman Gene Green issued a statement on the new STELA Reauthorization Bill. More
November 19, 2014 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor-elect Dan Patrick issued a statement regarding the decision to fund the National Guard operations on the Mexican border through March 1, 2015. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce named the Port of Houston Authority as the 2014 Industry of the Year on Tuesday. More
November 19, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $549,491 contract with Halff Associates, Inc. for the final design of the Sugar Creek Phase III Drainage Improvements. More
November 19, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Mayor Tim Paulissen opposed, to approve a job description for an in-house city attorney. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution related to the Texas Department of Transportation’s authorization of the Rail Renovation Project Phase III, which includes Alabama Street. More
November 19, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 7-2, with Willie “Bae” Lewis and Stephen Mosely opposed, to make a formal offer to Brian McDougal for the position of city manager. More
November 19, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 3-2, with Pat McCrary and Ronald “Bubba” Jannett opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance annexing five areas totaling approximately 2,569 acres into the city from Santa Fe’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to renew the city’s juvenile curfew ordinance. More
November 19, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a three-year contract with Waste Management to continue garbage collection and recycling services in the city. More
November 19, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a fee schedule for the 2015 calendar year. More
November 19, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $120,000 agreement with Griggs Group, Inc. for professional services for the construction of a new gun range and training facility for the police department. More
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