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State of Texas

March 05, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Wayne Faircloth and a bipartisan group of Texas House members on Monday called for the passage of House Bill 11, the Stronger Border, Safer Texas Act. More
March 05, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement in regards to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asking a federal judge to grant discovery to investigate the Obama Administration's actions on immigration. More
March 05, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick issued a statement in regards to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asking a federal judge to grant discovery to investigate the Obama Administration's actions on immigration. More
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March 05, 2015 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today filed a motion for discovery following the Obama Administration stating that expanded work permits had already been issued to illegal immigrants, in contradiction to facts presented by the administration in federal court. More
March 05, 2015 -- Texas House Democratic Whip Ron Reynolds today issued a statement on the passage of House Resolution 647, which commemorates the 1965 Selma, Alabama civil rights march. More
March 05, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday set an emergency special election for March 31 to fill the House District 124 seat, which was recently vacated by Texas State Senator Jose Menendez. More
March 05, 2015 -- The Texas Senate on Tuesday approved the appointment of William “Bill” Mahomes, Jr. of Dallas and Robert L. “Bob” Albritton of Fort Worth to the Board of Regents of Texas A&M Univesity and reappointed Phil Adams to the board. More
March 04, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard reported that a mariner located three overdue boaters Tuesday aground in their recreational boat in the Intracoastal Waterway a few miles south of the mouth of the Arroyo Colorado River. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner on Wednesday was selected to spearhead the Senate Finance Committee's health and human services budget for the 84th Legislative Session. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas Senate News has posted a news release about the Senators filing legislation intended to create more flexibility to implement tax cuts and pay down state debt. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today applauded the Texas Senate for quickly addressing Texas Governor Greg Abbott's emergency item concerning transportation. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush on Tuesday met with the newly reconstituted Alamo Endowment Board, with new members including James Dannenbaum and Welcome Wilson, Jr. of Houston. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a statement regarding oral arguments heard before the United Supreme Court in King vs. Burwell, a case regarding health insurance subsidies through the Affordable Care Act. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor today filed the third in a series of bills aimed at ensuring coastal property owners have access to affordable and available windstorm insurance coverage. More
March 04, 2015 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office has issued a legal opinion in response to Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady's request concerning appointments of ex-officio members to the Galveston Housing Authority by Galveston City Council and attendance at executive session meetings of the housing authority. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday filed a response with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Brownsville opposing the Obama Administration’s motion to stay the court’s ruling on the President’s executive action on immigration. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw has issued a statement regarding the passing of former DPS Director Dudley Thomas who died on Tuesday in Webster. More
March 04, 2015 -- State Senator Brian Birdwell on Tuesday filed Senate Bill 3, the ‘Stronger Border, Safer Texas’ Act, which he says will bolster law enforcement resources along the Texas-Mexico border. More
March 03, 2015 -- University of Texas Medical Branch researchers who helped assess the effectiveness of a new rapid test kit to diagnose Ebola learned this week it has received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. More
March 03, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar has announced the introduction of new data visualization tools to enable taxpayers to search the state check register and track state spending. More
March 03, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and State Senator Larry Taylor today introduced education reform legislation. More
March 03, 2015 -- Texas Senate News today reported on discussions regarding reform of the state's franchise tax by the Senate Finance Committee. More
March 02, 2015 -- Texas Senate News has posted a news release about Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and members of the Senate Republican Caucus asking the federal government for more flexibility to manage the state's Medicaid system. More
March 02, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Greg Bonnen and a bipartisan group of Texas House members on Monday called for passage of House Bill 11, the Stronger Border, Safer Texas Act. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging customers to take advantage of early renewals, online services, or the state's driver license mega centers when renewing their license or identification during the weeks surrounding spring break. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Texas State University System today announced that it anticipates savings of more than $27 million through a recent debt refinancing transaction. More
March 02, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today accepted the 2014 Governor's Cup from Site Selection Magazine. More
March 02, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Senator Charles Schwertner and members of the Senate Republican Caucus today held a news conference regarding talks of expanding the state's Medicaid program. More
March 02, 2015 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement commemorating Texas Independence Day. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that seasonal forecasts indicate that the region will have sufficient generation capacity available for the spring and summer. More
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