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FROM THE OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.24 billion in March, 3 percent more than in March 2016. “Overall net growth in sales tax revenue represents mixed performances by major industry...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Federal investigators have collected cellphone records, air bag deployment data and video in their investigation of a Texas crash between a pickup truck and church bus that killed 13 people. National Transportation Safety Board Investigator...
(Photo credit: City of Dallas) Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says a bill designed to save the Dallas Police and Fire Pension amounts to a taxpayer bailout while taking control of the pension away from the city. Rawlings testified against the proposal at the state Legislature's...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Federal immigration agents say they have arrested 153 immigrants in Central and South Texas with criminal records or who were living in the country illegally. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday the arrests were part of a 12-day...
Photo: DPS AUSTIN – The reward for Johnny June Mason, Jr., 48, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April. Mason is wanted for failure...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today gave the following statement concerning the passing of Harris County Assistant Chief Deputy Constable Clint Greenwood, who was killed in the line of duty: “The thoughts and prayers of all Texans are with...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) For the past five years, roadway fatalities and injury crashes have been increasing in Texas and distracting driving has been one of the many factors to blame. The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) reminds all Texans that the National Safety Council (...
(Photo credit: House of Representatives) Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke has officially announced a longshot bid to unseat Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. The former punk rocker made his 2018 Senate run official at a rooftop convention space in his hometown of El Paso on...
Audrey Morton photo/KLBJ (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.11 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is the same as last week and 22 cents more per gallon than last year. Of the major...