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Jul 25 2015

Disaster Unemployment Aid Available

Workers affected by floods in four more counties may now apply for assistance AUSTIN – Victims of flooding in four additional counties may now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of an amendment to the Presidential Disaster Declaration (FEMA 4223-DR). A total of 46 counties have been affected by the damage sustained …

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Jul 23 2015

Texas Numbers Show Steady Growth

AUSTIN – Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos released numbers showing a pattern of continued growth in new business formations for the first half of 2015. “The Texas economy continues to grow as more businesses are established across the state,” said Secretary Cascos. “This increase represents optimism about the Texas economy as people continue to …

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Jul 23 2015

Texas Family Caregivers Provide $35 Billion

New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers AUSTIN, Texas — Family caregivers in Texas provided 3.1 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $35 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: …

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Jul 17 2015

Border Security: Perry Dumps Trump

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Statement by Gov. Perry on Donald Trump’s Border Security Comments AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s ongoing comments about Governor Perry and border security: “Donald Trump continues to demonstrate his fundamental misunderstanding of border security. Make no mistake – border security is a federal responsibility, but when I …

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Jul 12 2015

Hudson ISD’s Whiteker Named Superintendent of the Year

Hudson ISD Superintendent Mary Ann Whiteker was recently named as the Region 7 Education Service Center’s 2015 Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) and will serve as the regional representative in the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) statewide program. “I am extremely honored to be selected as the 2015 Region 7 Superintendent of the Year,” …

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Feb 21 2015

The Next Disneyland Could Be Texas Be Wise Immunize

By Ernest Buck, MD The Disneyland measles outbreak hasn’t made its way to Texas, yet. But it’s only a plane ride away. And depending on where that plane lands, we could be in for some big health problems. It’s hard for Texans under a certain age to remember, but measles is a serious, highly contagious …

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Feb 15 2015

Click It Or Ticket

Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers. In an effort to curb this deadly trend, the Texas Department of Transportation is partnering with more than 900 Texas high schools to remind teens to “Click It or Ticket.” “All traffic fatalities are tragic, but it’s especially difficult to hear about teenagers having their …

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Oct 15 2014

Voter ID Remains In Effect

Fifth Circuit Rules in Favor of Texas, Voter ID Remains In Effect AUSTIN—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today ruled unanimously that the State’s voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. The Texas Attorney General’s office released the following statement from Lauren Bean, Deputy Communications Director: “We …

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