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Cook Files to Run for Texas State House

Challenges Incumbent Ernest Bailes in District 18 Today, Emily Kebodeaux Cook announced her campaign challenging incumbent Ernest Bailes in the Republican primary for State Representative in District 18. “After witnessing my opponent’s performance in the state legislature, constituents and lawmakers have encouraged me to provide a conservative choice on our ...

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ERS Accepting Applications for the Group Benefits Advisory Committee

ERS will be accepting applications through October 15 to serve on the Group Benefits Advisory Committee (GBAC). The GBAC was created to advise the ERS Board in the planning and development of employee benefits programs for employees and retirees participating in the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program. Goal: To ensure that ...

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State Waiving Requirements, Extending Deadlines for Certain Licensees

As Texans respond to the ongoing disaster caused by Hurricane Harvey, TDLR is reaching out to help those in the affected areas. During this difficult time, we are streamlining procedures to help our licensees and small businesses recover as quickly as possible. Governor Greg Abbott’s disaster proclamation includes the following ...

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Texas Governor’s Committee Calls for Nominations for the 2017 Lex Frieden Employment Awards

Do you know an employer, entrepreneur, dedicated individual or volunteer, or local committee or organization that has gone above and beyond the legal requirements to ensure full inclusion of people with disabilities in your community and in the workplace? If so, please help us acknowledge them with your awards nominations ...

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TDI Seeks Applicants for Board

The Texas Department of Insurance is accepting applications through August 31 for public member positions on the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association Board of Directors. The appointment is for one year. The association is a self-supporting entity that provides medical liability insurance to health care providers who cannot get insurance on ...

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November Election Filings for Huntsville City Ballot

The City Council seats for a Mayor At-large and Councilmembers for Wards 1-4 will be on the November 7, 2017 general election ballot. Filing for the positions ran from July 22, 2017 to August 21, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the office of the City Secretary. Nine ...

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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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