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(photo Twitter) Travis County prosecutors gear up for a showdown with State Representative Dawnna Dukes. Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore's office says they'll present evidence that Dukes was not fit for office and wasted thousands of taxpayers dollars while on the...
(Photo Shutterstock/CrackerClips Stock Media) FROM GOV GREG ABBOTT'S OFFICE AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton today sent a letter to President Trump, urging him to ensure that churches and other religious organizations are treated equally with other...
(Credit: Plano Chamber of Commerce) A powerful Texas Republican is calling for the removal of a Confederate marker in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War. Republican House Speaker Joe Straus said Tuesday in a letter to state officials...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.52for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is the same as yesterday and is two cents less per gallon compared to this day last week. Of the major...
(Photo Shutterstock/ DIIMSA Researcher) FROM TEXAS MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. AUSTIN, Texas—Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance, today announced a grant of $10 million to policyholders affected by Hurricane Harvey. The grant...
(image courtesy Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission) FROM TABC Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission General Counsel Clark E. Smith began work at the agency today following his selection by commissioners Sept. 1. Smith will report directly to the three-member commission and will...
(Photo courtesy Office of the Governor) AUSTIN - Governor Abbott today extended his proclamation suspending both the state and local Hotel and Motel Occupancy Tax for relief-effort personnel and victims of the storm statewide. This suspension will help ease the financial burden...
(Credit: Lufkin Police Department) A Texas woman is being held on several charges after she slipped her handcuffs, stole a police SUV and then led officers on a pursuit that reached speeds of nearly 100 mph. 33-year-old Toscha Sponsler was being held Thursday in the Angelina...
(Credit: Associated Press) Attorney General Ken Paxton today praised President Trump’s nomination of Texas’ First Assistant Attorney General Jeff Mateer as a Federal District Judge: “Jeff Mateer is a principled leader—a man of character—who has done an outstanding job for the...