Statewide

Most Texas state parks recovering from Hurricane Ike
AUSTIN, Texas - Most of the Texas state parks in the path of Hurricane Ike have been cleaned up, have electricity again and are open for business. Galveston Island and Sea...
TWC Continues Extended 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...
Uninsured drivers beware: insurance database rolls out statewide
TexasSure, the vehicle insurance verification database designed to reduce the number of uninsured motorists, is now available to law enforcement statewide. ...
Pet Talk: Evacuating with your pet
Hurricane season isn't over yet. In the wake of Hurricane Ike's wrath, we are again reminded of the stress and chaos that can come from evacuations. Though a difficult time...
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...
October is Texas Archaeology Month
AUSTIN, Texas - Do you love getting out and exploring the amazing history that makes Texas so unique? If so, celebrate our state's heritage throughout October during Texas...
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...
Texas Railroad Commission production statistics for October 2008
AUSTIN -- The Texas average rig count as of Sept. 19 was 936, representing about 49 percent of all active land rigs in the United States. In the last 12 months, total...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...