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State of Texas

December 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation announced that the Texas Transportation Commission approved roadway improvements in the Greater Houston area and awarded construction projects in Brazoria and Galveston Counties that will improve traffic conditions in the two counties. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Texas Inaugural Committee on Friday announced the remainder of its committee appointments, each of whom were selected by Governor-elect Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor-elect Dan Patrick to oversee January's celebration honoring our state's newly-elected leaders. More
December 19, 2014 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Friday announced several additional new members of his leadership staff. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety graduated 109 men and women as Highway Patrol Troopers. More
December 19, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday delivered the convocation address at Texas A&M University. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that a resolution has been reached in a multi-state investigation of wireless carrier T-Mobile USA, Inc. in which the company will pay $90 million for its role in unlawful cell phone "cramming". More
December 19, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 34,800 non-farm jobs in November, More
December 18, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott on Thursday concluded a series of legislative roundtables in Tyler, after discussing with area legislators his plans for the 84th legislative session. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday honored a group of officers and employees for exemplary service. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Texas Inaugural Committee on Thursday launched an official website, a Facebook and Twitter account to provide logistical information detailing the Inauguration of Governor-elect Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor-elect Dan Patrick on January 20, 2015. More
December 18, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday helped announce the acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics LLC by FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corp. More
December 18, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency today announced that more than $1.8 million in supplemental environmental projects will take place in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico as part of settlement agreements with companies charged with violating environmental laws. More
December 18, 2014 -- Luminant on Wednesday announced that the company has finalized an agreement with the Sierra Club to resolve lawsuits from the organization. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has released a comprehensive guidebook that demystifies Texas' complex maze of mental health systems and services. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced Tesla Motors Co-Founder and CEO Elon Musk will deliver the keynote address at the 10th Annual Texas Transportation Forum on Jan. 15, 2015. More
December 17, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz applauded the release of Alan Gross by the Cuban government, but called President Barack Obama's announcement to change the United States embargo policy with Cuba "one more very bad deal". More
December 17, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott today hosted a roundtable with Houston-area legislators to discuss his priorities for the 84th Texas Legislative Session. More
December 16, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday made appointments to the Commission on Fire Protection, the Communities in School Advisory Committee, and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board and a reappointment to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Environmental Defense Fund on Tuesday stated that a study by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas "confirms there will be minimal impact to Texas’ power grid" from meeting the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which would set the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. More
December 16, 2014 -- Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott will host a roundtable meeting with legislators from the Houston area on Wednesday. More
December 16, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement regarding the start of Chanukah, which begins as sunset. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Monday issued a legal opinion regarding a question concerning the disposition of surplus property purchased with proceeds of the sheriff's commissary account. More
December 15, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday made appointments to the Governing Board of the Texas School for the Deaf, the Nueces River Authority Board of Directors, the Governing Board of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and the Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee. More
December 15, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner, M.D. on Monday filed legislation to help expand the ranks of Texas' mental health professionals and improve access to mental health services. More
December 15, 2014 -- Governor-elect Greg Abbott on Monday hosted a roundtable in San Antonio to discuss with area legislators his priorities for the upcoming legislative session. More
December 15, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today ordered a special election for January 6 to elect members to Texas State Senate District 26 and House Districts 17 and 123. More
December 15, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement in response to a hostage situation that occurred today in Australia. More
December 15, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted a review of "A State of Treason" by David Thomas Roberts. More
December 12, 2014 -- The 2015 Texas Inaugural Committee on Friday announced the leadership team responsible for the coordination and oversight of January’s celebration honoring Governor-elect Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor-elect Dan Patrick. More
December 12, 2014 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson today issued a call for entries into the 19th annual Adopt-A-Beach "Treasures of the Texas Coast" Children's Art Contest. More
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