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State of Texas

August 19, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Monday issued a legal opinion regarding whether the early termination of deferred adjudication is a reportable conviction or adjudication for purposes of the Code of Criminal Procedure. More
August 18, 2014 -- Religious, law enforcement and elected leaders from Colorado and Texas on Friday toured border facilities and held a roundtable discussion on immigration. More
August 17, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz has posted a message in support of Texas Governor Rick Perry. More
August 16, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today made a statement regarding the indictments by the Travis County Grand Jury. More
August 15, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has been indicted by by Travis County grand jury on felony counts of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. More
August 15, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement in response to the Texas Workforce Commission's jobs report for July. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership on Thursday hosted a presentation on a proposal by Texas A&M University at Galveston for a coastal spine system of storm surge barriers to protect Galveston Bay. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the Texas economy added 46,600 jobs in July. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Thursday issued a legal opinion regarding constitutional questions related to funding of County Transportation Reinvestment Zones. More
August 15, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development has been named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Vaccine Research, Evaluation and Training on Emerging Infectious Diseases. More
August 13, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a letter to the Federal Bureau of Land Management urging the bureau to drop its claims to private property along the Red River. More
August 13, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that an agreement has been reached with the Houston-based Lincoln Academy to permanently shut down due to the academy falsely claiming to be an accredited educational institution. More
August 13, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today visited Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen training for deployment to the state's border with Mexico to combat crime and drug cartel activity in the region. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors on Tuesday received an update regarding participation in the demand response services. More
August 12, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs announced that this year's Texas Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes have earned the highest ratings from Wall Street ratings firms. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that the office's Child Support Division has been recognized as the nation's best child support program by the National Child Support Enforcement Association. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Texas Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations on Monday voted 6-1, with Representative Charles Perry opposed, to censure University of Texas System Regent Wallace L. Hall Jr. for “misconduct, incompetency in the performance of official duties, or behavior unbefitting” a state official. More
August 11, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today released a statement regarding proposed federal regulations extending the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Act authority to stock tanks, small ponds and dry ditches. More
August 11, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that he has secured a $19.5 million agreement with Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. to resolve the state's civil Medicaid fraud investigation against the company. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Friday issued two legal opinions, including one regarding whether the "Texas Triple Chance" game proposed by the Texas Lottery Commission violates the Texas Constitution. More
August 09, 2014 -- The Texas Chapter of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association met in Galveston on Friday. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Texas Historical Commission is inviting anyone with dogs to its Third Annual Dog Days of Summer event at the Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site in West Columbia in Brazoria County. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance has added another speaker for its event on August 26 centering on workforce development issues, Mick Normington, a Labor Market and Career Information Business Specialist with the Texas Workforce Commission. More
August 07, 2014 -- The State Bar of Texas today issued a warning that people seeking help with immigration matters should be aware of "notarios" or others who falsely represent themselves as lawyers. More
August 06, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted 10-5, with Jerry Davis, Mike Laster, Michael Kubosh, C.O. "Brad" Bradford and Jack Christie opposed, and Dave Martin and Oliver Pennington out of the room and not voting, to amend the Code of Ordinances relating to vehicles for hire to provide for businesses like Uber and Lyft that use smartphone apps to connect drivers with riders, using the driver’s personal car. More
August 06, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced that it has given final approval of its 50th greenhouse gas permit in Texas. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Monday announced that the Texas Transportation Commission has approved more than $26 million for maintenance on the Rainbow Bridge between Port Arthur and Bridge City. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that Texas and 41 other states have reached a $35 million settlement agreement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to resolve an investigation of the company's unlawful promoting of its immunosuppresive drug Rapamune. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that state sales tax revenues in July totaled $2.34 billion, reflecting a 6.3 percent increase compared to July 2013. More
August 05, 2014 -- Brandon Creighton defeated Steve Toth in the Texas Senate District 4 race. More
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