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Texas Secretary of State Jane Nelson reminds Texans that the deadline to register or update your registration in time for the primary election is Monday, February 5.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol Troopers rescued their 600th child during traffic stops since the implementation of specialized training through the Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) Program.

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard continue to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal activity between ports of entry, according to a statement issued by the governor’s office last Friday.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Monday today that most farm loan borrowers will be able to make payments to their direct loans online through the Pay My Loan feature on farmers.gov in early February.

The National Veterinary Service Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa recently notified Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) that additional testing at their facility did not confirm a suspect-positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a 14-month-old captive male white-tailed deer at the Kerr Wildlife Management Area (WMA) research facility.

The Texas labor market reached historic highs in 2023, breaking records in employment growth and civilian labor force. In December, the state’s seasonally adjusted job count reached 14,103,300 jobs, an increase of 19,100 over the month—marking 27 consecutive months of new series employment highs.

A Texas 10 Most Wanted offender is back in custody after their arrest on Dec. 11, 2023, in the State of Jalisco, Mexico. A Crime Stoppers reward will be paid in this arrest.

To meet the future challenges in agriculture, the Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership, TALL, program is seeking applicants for its new year, which begins July 1.

The Texas Railroad Commission has suspended nearly two dozen permits that allow oil and gas companies to inject saltwater into the ground, which regulators say has contributed to increased earthquakes of greater magnitude in West Texas.

The deadline to register to vote in the Texas Democratic and Republican primary elections is Feb. 5. Voters on March 5 will choose their nominees for president, U.S. Senator, all 38 U.S. House …

After the Texas Legislature spent much of 2023 in session, a bevy of new laws go into effect on New Year’s Day, though some have been delayed by lawsuits challenging their constitutionality.

Visitors to the Alamo can now immerse themselves in the storied history of the 300-year site with a brand-new “Victory or Death” audio tour, narrated by country music singer, songwriter, actor and nine-time Grammy Award-winner, Ray Benson from Asleep At The Wheel.

Federal regulations do not require emergency rooms to perform life-saving abortions if it would run afoul of state law, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday, December 21, 2023, granted pardons and restoration of civil rights to the following three Texans recommended by the Texas Board of Pardons and …

AUSTIN – It’s been a busy few weeks for inspectors in the Texas Railroad Commission’s (RRC) Critical Infrastructure Division (CID). Starting in early December inspectors began …

A total of $18 billion in property tax cuts were approved by more than 80% of voters in the November general election and should be reflected in property tax bills that are due by Jan. 31. The cuts come in the form of increased home exemptions, lower school district rates, and limiting the amount property appraisals can rise.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed into law a far-ranging package of border security legislation passed during Special Session #3 and Special Session #4 of the 88th Texas Legislature at the Texas border wall in Brownsville.

AUSTIN – Hydrogen will soon become a vital component in the expansion of the energy industry in Texas, providing greater energy production and further boost the economy with job creation.

A half-dozen lawsuits challenging the 13 approved Texas constitutional amendments appear to be dead in the water, The Dallas Morning News reported. The secretary of state’s office last week declared the propositions approved and now a part of the Texas Constitution, while Gov. Greg Abbott canvassed the election and certified the results.

As the holiday season enters its full swing, AEP Texas reminds customers to stay alert and know the signs of a utility scam. In November, AEP Texas responded to reports that scammers contacted …

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