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Tx Dept of Insurance Seeking Applicants for Board Vacancies


The Texas Department of Insurance is accepting applications for the following boards: Fair Access to Insurance Requirements Plan Governing Committee. The deadline to apply is May 31. Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Board of Directors. The deadline to apply is April 30. (Note: An earlier notice listed the wrong deadline.) Visit the ...

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Texas Comptroller: State Government Faces Significant, Long-Term Financial Challenges


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today released a special edition of Fiscal Notes highlighting long-term financial obligations facing Texas state government. Prior to the 2017 legislative session, Hegar sent a letter to lawmakers outlining some of these obligations which, if left unaddressed, could negatively impact the state’s credit rating and limit ...

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Governor Proclaims March 2017 to be Women’s History Month


Proclamation by Governor Abbott Throughout our history, Americans have demonstrated incredible ingenuity and fortitude in building this great nation we call home.  Among those, women past and present have made lasting contributions. Texas women claim many firsts, like Mary Austin Holley, who wrote the first English book about Texas in ...

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Governor Appoints Nine To TRA Board Of Directors


Governor Abbott Appoints Nine To Trinity River Authority Board Of Directors Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Whitney Beckworth, Robert McFarlane, William “Will” Rodgers, Frank Steed, and Edward “Cary” Williams, III and reappointed John Jenkins, Kevin Maxwell, and Manny Rachal for terms set to expire on March 15, 2021. Governor Abbott ...

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Huntsville City Council Adopts New Strategic Plan

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The Huntsville viagra sans ordonnance City Council met on January 5, 2017, to create a new strategic plan to set the course for the City for the year. The updated strategic plan is a flexible document that will be periodically reviewed for updates. The City Council established seven broad areas ...

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George P Bush to Speak at Local GOP Event

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The 2017 Reagan Dinner sponsored by The Republican Party of Walker County will be held Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lowman Student Center.  Keynote Speaker will be George P. Bush, Land Commissioner. Tickets are $50/ea. and sponsorship’s are available.  Payment must be received by February 17, 2017.  For ...

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Certificates of Obligation: A Controversial Funding Tool for Local Projects


By Liz Vela Texas state law generally requires our local governments to seek voters’ approval before issuing debt that will be repaid from tax revenues. And every year, in May and November, voters across the state are asked to approve new bond debt for the construction of city and county ...

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HISD Calls for Repeal of School Rating System


Huntsville ISD’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution at its meeting on January 4, 2017, concerning the A-F accountability rating system for Texas public schools. The resolution calls on the Texas Legislature to repeal the A-F letter-grade school/district rating system that will be implemented in the 2017-18 school year ...

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Nominations Open for ERS Board of Trustees Election


ERS encourages employees, retires to participate in election We know you value your benefits and want to have a voice in member benefit changes. By getting involved and voting in the 2017 ERS Board of Trustees election, you will have the opportunity to support an advocate for your interests to ...

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Hospital District Board Gets New Leadership

Walker County Hospital District board members Anne Karr, Dr Curtis Montgomery, and Jerry Larrison preparing to take their oath of office at the November 30, 2016 meeting.

Hospital District Board elects new Chair and Vice-Chair. by Walker County News Today Staff Only minutes after being sworn in to office as one of two newly elected members of the Walker County Hospitial District’s Board of Managers, Anne Karr was elected to serve as Chair of that board.   ...

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