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Jul 24 2015

The Railroad Commission of Texas: Environmentally Responsible Regulation Benefits All Texans

By Christi Craddick, Texas Railroad Commissioner What’s in a name? When it comes to the Railroad Commission of Texas, the name says little about what this important state agency does on a day-to-day basis. With 125 years of history, the Commission was established to oversee the regulation of railroads. Today, it is recognized as a …

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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 22 2015

‘Sanctuary Cities’: Cornyn Co-sponsors Bill for Crack Down

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today cosponsored the Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015, a bill introduced by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) to crack down on so-called “sanctuary cities” that provide safe harbor for illegal immigrants, including those who have …

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Jul 17 2015

An Iranian nuclear arms deal?

By Austin Bay Arms controllers hailed the post-World War 1 Washington Naval Arms Treaty as the diplomatic instrument to prevent another peace-destroying naval arms race. Yet it came to pass that war erupted, with the warships of signatories Britain, France and the U.S. battling treaty partners Italy and Japan. Counting battleships is several quanta easier …

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Jul 17 2015

Donald Trump is GOP’s Dark Lord Voldemort

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By Debra J. Sanders Donald Trump is the GOP’s Voldemort, the Dark Lord and villain of the Harry Potter children’s book series. To thinking Republicans who don’t want to go through another circle of hell like the 2012 presidential primary, Trump is He Who Must Not Be Named. When a partisan mistakenly utters his name, …

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Jul 13 2015

Summer Tips

By Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D.Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American Nothing says summer like flip-flops, bathing suits, ice-cream cones and concerts in the park.  After Spring Break, kids along with teachers and administrators start the countdown to summer vacation. In contrast, parents are stressed out trying to figure out what they will do …

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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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Jul 10 2015

Growing Farm to School

By John Crabtree Farm to school programs offer children better, fresher, more nutritious, and more local food choices that empower children and their families learn more about the food on their plates and make better food choices. These programs also help strengthen rural and small town economies by creating economic opportunities for local farmers and …

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