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Oct 10 2015

Whiteker Named

Mary Ann Whiteker

Mary Ann Whiteker, chief executive of Hudson ISD, was named 2015 Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) by the Texas Association of School Boards in Austin on October 3. She was selected for the prestigious award from a group of state finalists that included Paul Norton, Texarkana ISD, Region 8; Reggy Spencer, Colorado ISD, Region 14; …

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Aug 28 2015

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Endorses Bryan Hughes


AUSTIN – Dan Patrick, Lt. Governor of Texas, endorsed State Representative Bryan Hughes Tuesday in the race to replace retiring District 1 State Senator Kevin Eltife. “Bryan has earned the respect and admiration of conservatives all across Texas for his work in the Texas House. He is just the sort of leader we need to …

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Aug 09 2015

RadioShack Customers Deserve to be Treated Fairly

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently added a new count to the lawsuit against RadioShack to protect the interests of consumers holding unredeemed gift cards with the company. The count alleges RadioShack violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by selling 16,700 gift cards to consumers between January 1, 2015 and February 6, …

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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


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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