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$1.17 Million Collected in Back Child Support through Program Tied to Vehicle Registrations – Texas

An innovative program that ties vehicle registration renewal to child support has generated more than $1 million in back payments from delinquent parents since...

April 10th – National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD). NYHAAD is the first annual observance day set aside to recognize the impact...

Statewide ban on texting while driving goes to the Senate floor next week

House Bill 62 could soon become the law of the land in Texas.  No more texting while driving is head to the Senate floor...

USDA Expands Meat and Poultry Hotline Hours to Further Provide Food Safety Information to Consumers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced that it is increasing the delivery of safe food handling and preparation...

Texas cannabis passes committee, now heads to the house floor

Yesterday the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee approved House Bill 81 which would make possession of marijuana up to an ounce punishable of a $250 fine...

Texas First Lady Encourages Texans To Help Find “A Place To Stay” For Texas Children In Foster Care

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today attended and addressed concertgoers at the A Place to Stay Concert, featuring music from the newly released album...

Texas House to hear 2 death penalty bills tomorrow

  Two death penalty bills will be heard in committee tomorrow, Monday April 3, 2017 at the Texas House of Representatives in Austin, TX. The first...

Texas Economy Adds 6,700 Jobs in February

The Texas economy expanded in February with the addition of 6,700 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.9 percent...

Governor Abbott Joins President Trump For Charter Communications Jobs Announcement

Governor Greg Abbott recently visited the White House where he joined President Donald J. Trump and Charter Communications Chair and CEO Tom Rutledge to announce...

Recent human remains found have been identified as Ali Burress of Paris, TX

On March 16, 2017 the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a resident in the southern part of Lamar County near Lamar County...

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