Statewide

National Forests in Texas to reopen following Hurricane Ike
While closing the national forests in anticipation of a hurricane may seem like an unnecessary move, there is sound logic in the act, according to Eddie Taylor, Hurricane...
Secretary Andrade reminds Texans to register to vote
AUSTIN -Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade is reminding Texans that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming general election is Monday, October 6. Texans who...
Texas Historical Commission accepting applications for official...
AUSTIN, Texas - Beginning Oct. 15, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) will be accepting applications for 2009 Official Texas Historical Markers via email...
Gov. Perry Appoints Adams to Texas Radiation Advisory Board
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Jesse Ray Adams of Longview to the Texas Radiation Advisory Board for a term to expire April 16, 2013. The board advises the state on...
Gov. Rick Perry issued an emergency proclamation
AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perryy issued an emergency proclamation Sept. 16 authorizing public utility companies in Texas to speed relief and recovery efforts by laying temporary...
TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
AUSTIN, Texas -- Hispanic heritage is an important part of Texas' culture and the Texas Historical Commission (THC)invites you to learn more about its colorful...
Budweiser ShareLunker Season 23 Begins Oct. 1
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will begin accepting entries into the Budweiser ShareLunker program Oct.1. Anyone legally catching a 13-pound or bigger...
Hurricane crisis counseling available
Crisis counseling and assistance with stress management are available statewide to anyone who has been affected by Hurricane Ike. People may call 2-1-1 to get a...
COMMISSION CREATES WEB RESOURCE FOR HURRICANE IKE RESPONSE
(AUSTIN) - The Texas Residential Construction Commission has launched a new Web site, IkeResponse.org, designed to provide all known state and federal Internet resources at...
Comptroller Susan Combs Updates Hurricane Victims On Available Tax...
(AUSTIN) - Texas Comptroller Susan Combs wants to remind businesses damaged by Hurricane Ike that they may postpone paying state taxes, if necessary, while they clean up...
DPS graduates 106 new troopers
The Texas Department of Public Safety graduated 106 new troopers today at a ceremony in Austin. During the next three weeks, the troopers will move...
COMMISSIONER STAPLES SUBMITS TESTIMONY TO CONGRESS ABOUT...
AUSTIN - In a written testimony submitted to a U.S. Congressional Joint Committee, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples highlighted the effects natural disasters have had...
Texas Concerned About Cattle TB in Other States
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has measures in place in an effort to protect Texas' cattle tuberculosis (TB)-free status, after two more states New Mexico and...
Disaster Unemployment Assistance
As Texans rebuild their lives following the devastation of Hurricane Ike, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) reminds both employers and workers of several important...
TWC Expands Call Center Hours due to Hurricane Ike
AUSTIN-The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has expanded its Tele-Center hours to serve individuals whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted due to...