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State of Texas

July 02, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed university student regents and a student representative to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency today extended federal disaster aid to an additional 15 Texas counties impacted from severe storms and flooding that occurred between May 4 and June 19. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that July 8 is the deadline to apply for disaster unemployment assistance for those impacted by recent severe storms. More
July 02, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a statement on a settlement with BP regarding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident. More
July 02, 2015 -- Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush today announced the launch of "Texas Coasts", a web-based application to help vacationers find their preferred beach, picnic park, or RV park. More
July 02, 2015 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today announced that the Texas Department of Agriculture has awarded a $750,000 grant to the City of Montgomery for infrastructure improvement in support of creating jobs in the city. More
July 02, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday issued a statement concerning a ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals concerning freedoms of religion and speech with regards to performing same-sex marriages. More
July 02, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas will receive more than $750 million as part of an agreement with BP Exploration and Production, Inc. in connection with the Deepwater Horizon incident. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the United States Small Business Association have announced that rental assistance is available for those affected by storms and flooding that struck Texas between May 4 and June 19. More
June 30, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Tuesday made appointments to the Joint Oversight Committee on Government Facilities. More
June 30, 2015 -- The State Bar of Texas is offering a toll-free legal hotline to provide legal aid to those affected by the recent flooding and severe weather in the state. More
June 30, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today appointed members to the Senate Select Committee on Transportation Planning. More
June 30, 2015 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking Texans to work at its disaster recovery centers in Houston, Austin and Denton. More
June 29, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has made two appointments to the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports. More
June 29, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick made a statement regarding the Supreme Court's order on abortion clinics. More
June 29, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a statement regarding the Supreme Court's decision on House Bill 2. More
June 29, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday issued a statement on the Supreme Court's ruling on House Bill 2. More
June 29, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration's attempt to expand the regulatory power of the Environmental Protection Agency by revising the regulatory definition of “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office recently received 2015 "Best of Texas" awards for the office's use of social media and implementation of information technology initiatives. More
June 29, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today released a statement regarding an opinion by the United States Supreme Court concerning the Environmental Protection Agency's regulations of power plants. More
June 29, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement in response to the United States Supreme Court's decision to reject the Environmental Protection Agency's regulations on power plants. More
June 29, 2015 -- Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott on Friday announced that she will serve as honorary chair of the 32nd Annual Governor's Volunteer Awards. More
June 28, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today issued a statement following an opinion issued by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton regarding religious liberties of governmental officials. More
June 28, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a statement following an opinion issued by his office regarding religious liberties of Texas public officials in regards to performing same-sex marriage ceremonies. More
June 28, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued an opinion regarding the rights of government officials involved with issuing same-sex marriage licenses and conducting same-sex wedding ceremonies. More
June 26, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has advised the public that commercial driver license – including originals, renewals, duplicates or changes – will be unavailable starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 2, due to a planned nationwide update by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators to the Commercial Driver License Information System. More
June 26, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today issued a statement in response to the United States Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage. More
June 26, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, in anticipation of a decision by the United States Supreme Court on same-sex marriage, requested an opinion from Attorney General Ken Paxton seeking to provide guidance to county clerks and Justices of the Peace who "could be forced to subjugate their sincerely held religious beliefs". More
June 26, 2015 -- The United States Supreme Court today issued an opinion in a case regarding same-sex marriage, ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in all 50 states. More
June 26, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Gene Wu today celebrated the United States Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage. More
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