Statewide

State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.8 Billion in November
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said on Monday, Dec. 4, that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.78 billion in November, 11.1 percent more than in November 2016. “The...
Average Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates Decrease for Texas Employers
With the continued positive economic growth in Texas, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) on Tuesday, Dec. 12, announced the average Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax rate...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced the city of Leander will be...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced in November that the city of Leander will be the future home of the Texas Bullion Depository. Construction on a multi-acre site is...
Houston Men Sentenced in East Texas Gas Pump Skimmer Cases
Two Houston men were sentenced Thursday, Dec. 14 in separate cases for their involvement with gas pump skimmers, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston. A skimmer...
Texas Comptroller’s Office Unveils New Unclaimed Property Website
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans to search for their unclaimed money this holiday season with the Unclaimed Property Division’s new and improved website,...
Texas Historical Commission News Briefs for December
FIND UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFTS AT STATE HISTORIC SITES IN TEXAS For those who are looking for unique and creative gifts for a Texas history buff, look no further than one of...
DPS: Give the Gift of Safe Travel This Holiday Season
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers that by staying sober and following basic traffic laws, they can give their fellow motorists the gift of...
Last Chance to see Special Exhibit on Jim Bowie and his Famous...
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging Texas history enthusiasts to visit the Alamo and see a special temporary exhibition exploring the life of legendary...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Transfer of Nearly $1.5...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Wednesday, Nov. 29, the recent transfer of $1.47 billion into the State Highway Fund and the Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF),...
DPS Reminds Texans of Winter Weather Safety Tips
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages Texans in all regions of the state to make preparations for winter weather as we enter the cold weather season. ...
Map of the Republic of Texas Donated to Texas General Land Office
Commissioner George P. Bush today announced the recent donation of Carl Flemming’s 1844 map of Texas to the Texas General Land Office Archives and Records from Carol and...
Cmr. George P. Bush commends HUD Secretary Ben Carson on Allocating...
On Friday, Nov. 17, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush joined Governor Greg Abbott and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Deputy Secretary Pamela...
Texas Health Care Association honors Two Tyler Residents as...
Texas Health Care Association honors two Tyler residents Lucretia Howard and Vania Padilla. Lucretia Howard is the Texas Health Care Association’s Certified Nurse Aide of...
Texas’ Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 3.9 percent
The Texas economy added 71,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in October. Annual employment growth for Texas was 2.6 percent in October, marking 90 consecutive months of...
Commissioner George P. Bush Announces Successful Settlement of Red...
In a major win for private property rights, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is proud to announce a successful settlement in the lawsuit filed against the Federal...