Archive for January 31st, 2017

Cornyn Applauds Committee Approval of Gov. Perry Nomination to be Energy Secretary
Political / Texas

Cornyn Applauds Committee Approval of Gov. Perry Nomination to be Energy Secretary

1/31/17 (from Sen John Cornyn’s Press Office) Cornyn Applauds Committee Approval of Gov. Perry Nomination to be Energy Secretary WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after former Gov. Rick Perry was approved by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to be the Secretary […]

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39,000 Texans Eligible for Restitution in $5m Western Union  Settlement
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39,000 Texans Eligible for Restitution in $5m Western Union Settlement

1/31/17 (From Texas AG Office) AG Paxton: 39,000 Texans Eligible for Restitution in $5 Million Western Union Consumer  Protection Settlement   AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a $5 million settlement with Western Union to protect consumers from wire fraud scams. The deal, which involves 49 states […]

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ALG: No backing down for Senate on Trump SCOTUS pick
Political / US News

ALG: No backing down for Senate on Trump SCOTUS pick

(from Americans for Limited Government) Jan. 30, 2017 No backing down for Senate on Trump SCOTUS pick Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging Senate Republicans to do everything in their power to confirm President Donald Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court when […]

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Sugarcane aphid research outlines economical control methods
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Sugarcane aphid research outlines economical control methods

1/30/17 By: Kay Ledbetter Texas A&M AgriLife (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Dr. Ada Szczepaniec) Colonies of sugarcane aphids can establish at a rapid pace once a plant is infested and untreated. AMARILLO – Sorghum producers can reduce input costs and improve their bottom line in the battle against sugarcane […]

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LISD Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent
Education / Sports

LISD Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

1/31/17 (from LISD) Coronado Football Players to Sign Letters of Intent  Two Coronado High School student athletes will be signing their letters of intent to play collegiate sports on Wednesday, February 1 at 11:45 a.m. Football player Christian Hayes is signing on to play at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, […]

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Gov Abbott Releases 2018-19 Budget
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Gov Abbott Releases 2018-19 Budget

Governor Abbott Releases 2018-19 Budget That Fully Funds Key Priorities Within Available Revenue 1/31/2017 (from Gov. Abbott’s Press Office) Coinciding with his State of the State address, Governor Greg Abbott today released his budget for the 2018-19 biennium. The Governor’s budget ensures Texas will live within its means while fully […]

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Cornyn Statement on President Trump’s Supreme Court Announcement
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Cornyn Statement on President Trump’s Supreme Court Announcement

1/31/17 (from Sen Cornyn’s Press Office) Cornyn Statement on President Trump’s Supreme Court Announcement WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after President Trump announced Judge Neil Gorsuch will be his nominee for the Supreme Court vacancy: “Judge Gorsuch is an excellent choice to serve as […]

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Sen. Cruz Statement on the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch
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Sen. Cruz Statement on the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch

January 31, 2017 (from Sen Cruz’s Press Office) Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of […]

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Texas Crop and Weather Report – Jan. 31
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Texas Crop and Weather Report – Jan. 31

1/31/17 By: Adam Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife Field preparations for spring planting ongoing in southern regions of Texas CORPUS CHRISTI — Dr. Carlos Fernandez, Texas A&M AgriLife Research agronomist, Corpus Christi, said cropland preparations in the area are on target and fields look good amid favorable conditions. “Fields are clear […]

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