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Texas Armed Services Scholarship
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Texas Armed Services Scholarship

(from Rep. John Frullo) Rep. John Frullo is taking applications from Lubbock area students who want to be selected as recipients of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP). The purpose of the TASSP is to encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, […]

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James Avery Artisan Jewelry Opening Soon in Odessa
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James Avery Artisan Jewelry Opening Soon in Odessa

(from Business Wire ) (KERRVILLE, Texas)–(BUSINESS WIRE)–James Avery Artisan Jewelry, a family-owned Texas jewelry retailer, announces the upcoming opening of its new store on Wednesday, July 18 in Odessa at Chimney Rock Shopping Center. To celebrate the July opening, guests are invited to enter a drawing for a chance to […]

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Army Corps of Engineers’ Awarding Nearly $5 Billion to Texas
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Army Corps of Engineers’ Awarding Nearly $5 Billion to Texas

(from Sen. Ted Cruz’s Press Office ) Sen. Cruz Applauds U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Disaster Supplemental Funding Plan Awarding Nearly $5 Billion to Texas ‘I am grateful for the Disaster Supplemental Funding Plan to strengthen and continue Texans’ efforts to rebuild the state’ (HOUSTON) – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz […]

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July 5, 2018 Drought Monitor Summary – Texas
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July 5, 2018 Drought Monitor Summary – Texas

(from HPUWD, United States Drought Monitor  ) According to the National Integrated Drought Information System, drought conditions exist in approximately 24.8 percent of the U.S. land area. Visit www.drought.govfor more information. HPWD encourages everyone to conserve water, avoid water waste, and be aware of Red Flag warnings and potential wildfire […]

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Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Cattle Conference set July 31 in Lawton
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Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Cattle Conference set July 31 in Lawton

(from AgriLife Today ) By: Kay Ledbetter LAWTON, Oklahoma – Parts of Texas and Oklahoma are suffering under drought conditions, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist. Producers looking for management practices to help mitigate the potential for loss under these conditions can attend the Cattle Trails Wheat and […]

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Governor Greg Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 52
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Governor Greg Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 52

(from Governor’s Press Office ) Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing November 6, 2018, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 52 seat recently vacated by Representative Larry Gonzales. Candidates who wish to have their names placed […]

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Gov Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding
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Gov Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather And Flooding

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, do hereby certify that the severe weather and flooding event that began on June 19, 2018, and that continues, has caused widespread and severe property damage, and threatens loss of life, in Aransas, […]

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Senate Passes $15 Billion in New Disaster Aid
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Senate Passes $15 Billion in New Disaster Aid

(from Sen Cornyn’s Press Office) ‘These [funds] will be available to Texas families that, like the woman I met in Meyerland, are removing the rugs, the furniture, and rebuilding the very walls of their home.’ ‘I hope my colleagues will keep in mind the scope of this catastrophe and deliver […]

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Sen. Cruz Establishes Hurricane Harvey Recovery Working Group
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Sen. Cruz Establishes Hurricane Harvey Recovery Working Group

from Sen Ted Cruz’s Press Office Names Austin Smithson director and Belsis Romero assistant director HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today announced the establishment of the Hurricane Harvey working group in his Senate office to ensure swift and effective service to Texans and Texas communities in need […]

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Comptroller Hegar Announces , August 2017 State Sales Tax Revenue
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Comptroller Hegar Announces , August 2017 State Sales Tax Revenue

from Texas Comptroller Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Revenue for Fiscal 2017, August State Sales Tax (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today released totals for fiscal 2017 state revenues, in addition to announcing monthly state revenues for August. Sales tax revenue for the year was $28.9 billion, 0.3 percent […]

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