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State of Texas

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
October 14, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Monday issued a legal opinion regarding the authority of a municipality to sell real property, including a building and improvements, located in the middle of a city street. More
October 14, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will participate in the Governor's Small Business Forum on Friday in Houston. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response will hold its first hearing at 9 a.m. on October 23 at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. More
October 13, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry is participating in an economic development trip to Europe this week. More
October 13, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday named Steve Hughes of El Paso as justice of the 8th Court of Appeals. More
October 12, 2014 -- The League of Women Voters of Texas 2014 General Election Voters Guide is now available. More
October 10, 2014 -- Connected Texas and the Texas Computer Education Association recently co-hosted the Texas Broadband Symposium, which focused on broadband access in education. More
October 10, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Michael McCaul today sent a letter to United States Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske requesting that international airports in Dallas and Houston be included in enhanced screening for the Ebola virus. More
October 10, 2014 -- Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry today issued a statement regarding a ruling on a challenge to the state's photo voter identification law. More
October 10, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Surendra Varma of Lubbock to the Texas Medical Board and reappointed Dean Rucker of Midland as presiding judge of the 7th Administrative Judicial Region. More
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