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(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...
(Photo Shutterstock/Stock_Photo_World) FROM THE OFFICE OF GOV GREG ABBOTT AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after the United States House of Representatives voted to allocate $7.85 billion as an initial down payment to Texas in the aftermath of...
(Credit: State of Texas) Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded a decision yesterday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit that preserves Texas’ voter ID law. By a 2-to-1 vote, a three-judge panel overturned a lower court ruling that blocked Texas from enforcing voter...
(Photo:Shutterstock/NASA Images) Harvey's filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment even after water levels drop far enough that Southeast Texas residents no longer fear for their lives, according to experts. Houston already was notorious...