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State of Texas

October 23, 2014 -- The Big Thicket National Preserve today announced that the prescribed burn for a section of the Big Sandy Creek Unit has been completed and will be re-opened on Friday. More
October 22, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday made appointments to the 400th Judicial District Court in Fort Bend County and the Texas Lottery Commission. More
October 22, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today toured the Texas A&M National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Texas Secretary of State's Office today announced that a mobile station issuing Election Identification Certificates will be in Houston for six days in October and November. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has announced that closures will begin on Wednesday for the United States Highway 59 frontage road reconstruction project at Buffalo Speedway, and that an incentive has been offered to the contractor to complete the project ahead of schedule. More
October 21, 2014 -- Texas Public Policy Foundation Center for Effective Justice Policy Analyst Derek Cohen will testify before the Texas Senate Jurisprudence Committee on Thursday regarding the feasibility of removing failure to attend school as a Class C misdemeanor offense. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Big Thicket National Preserve has announced that a portion of the Big Sandy Creek Unit will be closed Wednesday through Saturday for a prescribed burn. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today considered, then voted unanimously to defer until next month, a proposed change in the organization’s 401K policy to accommodate same sex marriages. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Texas Medical Association and Texas Nurses Association on Monday sponsored a tele-town hall meeting regarding the Ebola Virus. More
October 21, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced the creation of an Ebola treatment and infectious disease bio containment facility in North Texas. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition has posted a message in support of Proposition 1 on the November 4 ballot. More
October 20, 2014 -- Forty-three Texans, who were monitored for 21 days following their contact with the state's first Ebola patient, have been cleared from active monitoring. More
October 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi reports that the first of four new “Sentinels of the Coast” data collection stations has been installed in the water at Surfside. More
October 19, 2014 -- More than 20 researchers from Swansea, Wales will visit Houston, College Station and Austin for the Texas Research Showcase, which begins on Sunday, October 26. More
October 18, 2014 -- The United States Supreme Court today ruled that the State's voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. More
October 17, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday has made an appointment and a reappointment to the Governing Board of the Office of Violent Sex Offender Management and reappointments to the Commission on Uniform State Laws. More
October 17, 2014 -- The San Jacinto Museum of History Association will host its "Special Evening with Texas History" on November 6. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Texas Wildlife Association has announced it is developing its legislative agenda for the 84th session of the Texas Legislature. More
October 17, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced the first recommendations issued by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response, and called for a travel ban from countries where the Ebola Virus has spread. More
October 17, 2014 -- Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today called for a Texas solution to fight the spread of Ebola. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 36,400 total nonfarm jobs in September. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation and Texas State Representative Borris Miles will hold a networking forum on October 24, providing an opportunity for disadvantaged business enterprises to meet with prime contractors working in the Greater Houston area. More
October 16, 2014 -- Texas Chief Information Officer Karen Robinson, executive director of the Texas Department of Information Resources, on Wednesday announced her plan to retire. More
October 16, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement calling on a federal response to the Ebola Virus. More
October 16, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Wednesday filed charges of deceiving the public and violating Texas law against a man unlawfully referring to himself as a naturopathic doctor in order to market and sell nutritional products. More
October 15, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Gregg Abbott on Wednesday asked Houston City Attorney David Feldman to immediately withdraw the subpoenas sent last month to several Houston-area pastors seeking sermons, notes and other information. More
October 15, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Tuesday issued a statement regarding the reinstatement of the state's voter identification law for the November 4 election. More
October 15, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement in response to a second Dallas health care provider being diagnosed with the Ebola virus. More
October 15, 2014 -- Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry on Tuesday issued a statement regarding a ruling by a federal appeals court to allow the state's voter identification law to remain in effect for the November 4 election. More
October 14, 2014 -- The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled unanimously that Texas' voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election; and the Texas Department of Public Safety is resuming the issuance of Election Identification Certificates. More
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