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Senate Passes $15 Billion in New Disaster Aid

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[Read More…]

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by September 9, 2017 Political, Texas
Sen. Cruz Establishes Hurricane Harvey Recovery Working Group

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[Read More…]

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by September 8, 2017 Texas
Comptroller Hegar Announces , August 2017 State Sales Tax Revenue

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[Read More…]

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by September 6, 2017 Featured, Texas
Sen. Cruz: ‘Texas Will Rebuild’

Sen. Cruz: ‘Texas Will Rebuild’

from Sen Cruz’s Press Office   Sen Cruz Releases video highlighting devastation on Texas coast; Delivers Senate floor speech honoring the heroism of Texans, discussing the rebuilding effort along the Texas Gulf Coast, and urging Congress to deliver emergency funding for disaster relief WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today[Read More…]

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by September 6, 2017 Featured, Texas
Labor Day Message from the Texas Workforce Commission

Labor Day Message from the Texas Workforce Commission

from Texas Workforce Commission A Labor Day Message from the Commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is committed to the success and prosperity of Texas workers, whose dedication contributes significantly to this great state’s economic success. Our workforce is resilient in times of need, strong[Read More…]

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by September 4, 2017 Texas
Farm Aid Responds to Harvey

Farm Aid Responds to Harvey

Farm Aid Activates Family Farm Disaster Fund In Response To Impact From Hurricane Harvey Organization to issue emergency grants in support of family farm relief efforts on the ground in Texas and Louisiana CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As Texas and Louisiana farmers and ranchers deal with the[Read More…]

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by September 3, 2017 Texas
Status of Superfund Sites in Areas Affected by Harvey

Status of Superfund Sites in Areas Affected by Harvey

from TCEQ Details of TCEQ and EPA monitored sites. Despite misleading and inaccurate reporting, the facts are that EPA and TCEQ are working together, along with other local, state, and federal authorities and emergency responders around the clock to address the human health and environmental impacts of Hurricane Harvey and[Read More…]

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by September 3, 2017 Texas
Relief for HARVEY Diabetes Sufferers

Relief for HARVEY Diabetes Sufferers

Free Diabetes Supplies Available Tomorrow in Houston and Corpus Christi, Plus Extended Hours at 1-800-DIABETES Call Center Through Next Week The Endocrine Society joins the partnership to help secure donations of supplies and medications ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The first shipment of more than 3,750 pounds of diabetes supplies (5[Read More…]

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by September 2, 2017 Health, Texas
Hearts of Humans Far-Reaching as Animal Shelters Fill with Evacuees

Hearts of Humans Far-Reaching as Animal Shelters Fill with Evacuees

from AgriLife Today By: Kathleen Phillips, AgriLife Today ANGLETON — Donations of time and supplies have come in all types and sizes to the animal shelter and supply point at the fairgrounds in Angleton, but all come with a common feature — caring, empathetic hearts of humans. That is the[Read More…]

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by September 2, 2017 Featured, Texas
Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

HOUSTON, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.® (NYSE: PB), the parent company of Prosperity Bank® (collectively, “Prosperity”), today announced its recovery and relief efforts related to Hurricane Harvey. Being here on the ground in Texas, it is heartbreaking to see the devastation and destruction in and around the[Read More…]

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by September 1, 2017 Texas