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(Image courtesy DPS) FROM THE TEXAS DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AUSTIN – In accordance with the General Appropriation Act (GAA) passed by the 85th Texas Legislature requiring the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to collect up to $11.5 million in fees for forensic analysis...
(Photo Shutterstock/John Arehart) FROM TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS “Today the Texas Association of Business is announcing a seven-figure media buy in opposition to the unnecessary bathroom bill. For more than 95 years, TAB has been on the front lines of every issue that...
(Credit: Shutterstock) An environmental group has filed five federal lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to force it to alter Texas air pollution control permits that the group says have loopholes that allow for illegal emissions. The suits...
(Credit: Associated Press) Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his call to speed up the permitting process for local governments is generating growing support across Texas. Expediting the permitting process is part of the Governor's 20-item agenda for the ongoing special...
For the first time in department history, a woman has been selected to lead Dallas Police. Renee Hall, 46, has been named the next Dallas Police Chief. Hall is currently a deputy chief in Detroit. City manager TC Broadnax said she will have her plate full when taking the...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Department of Transportation has apologized to drivers who received incorrect toll tag bills or violation notifications for travel in some other states. TxDOT (TEX'-dot), in an online statement Tuesday, offered regrets and said agency personnel are...
KLBJ file photo The Texas Senate has preliminarily approved bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and four other state agencies whose operations were jeopardized by similar measures stalling in May. The move came Wednesday, during the second day of the 30-day special...
(Photo:Shutterstock/stock_photo_world) Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his call to reform and restrict the municipal annexation process is generating growing support across Texas. Reforming the municipal annexation process is part of the Governor's 20-item agenda for...
Photo: Shutterstock AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indices hit 100 degrees and above in many parts of the state this time of year...