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State of Texas

February 05, 2016 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor today joined Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick in unveiling the Pathways in Technology Early College High School. More
February 05, 2016 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office recently issued two legal opinions, including an opinion regarding whether a water supply district may assign to another district certain duties and rights, including approval of the annual budget and contracting for services. More
February 05, 2016 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced the launch of a workforce development initiative to help students enter the workforce faster. More
February 05, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas on Wednesday assessed $567,834 in fines against operators and businesses for violations of oil and gas and pipeline safety regulations. More
February 05, 2016 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today anounced that more than 30 amicus briefs have been filed to the United States Supreme Court in support of House Bill 2, legislation that placed additional standards on abortion facilities. More
February 05, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today sent a brief to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton supporting a decision by the Brewster County sheriff to allow a cross to be displayed on patrol vehicles. More
February 04, 2016 -- The Texas Association of School Boards will host free Webinars on February 22 and on March 24 to provide information on school board service. More
February 04, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar recently spoke with Texas Oil and Gas Association President Todd Staples about the price of oil and its impact on the state's economy. More
February 04, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Dr. John Hellerstedt as director and appointed members to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. More
February 03, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has made two appointments to the Risk Management Board. More
February 03, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday issued a proclamation announcing May 7, 2016 as the special election date to fill the Texas House District 120 seat recently vacated by State Representative Ruth Jones McClendon. More
February 03, 2016 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Tuesday issued two legal opinions, including an opinion on questions regarding a majority vote requirement to remove a municipal officer under the Local Government Code. More
February 03, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video providing an overview of his first year in office. More w/Video
February 03, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today led a coalition of governors in filing an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in support of Texas' House Bill 2. More
February 02, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday announced an agreed final judgment and permanent injunction filed in Bexar County district court, banning Hector Alfonso Sanchez from providing unauthorized legal services in Texas and ordering him to stop promoting them on the Internet. More
February 02, 2016 -- Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush today announced the formation of a Coastal Resiliency Advisory Group. More
February 02, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared today as "Texas Military Heroes Day". More
February 02, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenue in January totaled $2.47 billion, a decrease of 4 percent compared to January 2015. More
February 02, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his office has released its first "Report to the People of Texas", which highlights the successes of the state during Abbott's first year in office. More
February 01, 2016 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association has reported that seven out of possibly 22 suspects were arrested in connection with their involvement with an all-terrain vehicle theft ring which encompassed three states. More
February 01, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Congressman Henry Cuellar today sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson requesting information on the department's decision to cut resources for aerial-based border security support. More
February 01, 2016 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department today announced that it will conduct its annual crab trap removal beginning February 19. More
January 29, 2016 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, and the City of Houston on Friday won temporary restraining orders banning the sale of the synthetic marijuana product known as Kush in two Houston area businesses. More
January 29, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a statement on the Texas Supreme Court's decision to reinstate the Kountze Cheerleader lawsuit. More
January 28, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has made ten appointments to the Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee. More
January 28, 2016 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has issued a statement regarding the Texas Department of Transportation's congestion projects. More
January 28, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today unveiled a $1.3 billion initiative to address gridlock in some of the state's most congested areas. More
January 27, 2016 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to approve a request by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to issue a major disaster declaration for the state due to storms that took place since December 26. More
January 27, 2016 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court defending the state's law implementing patient safety and increased standards of care for women, particularly at abortion providers. More
January 27, 2016 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today issued a statement on refugees being settle in the state without notification from the Obama Administration. More
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