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TABC announces Veterans Outreach Program

A new program by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission aims to recognize veteran-owned businesses operating under a TABC-issued license or permit. The Veterans Outreach Program, which began this month, honors former and current military service members who have started a TABC-licensed business while helping to ensure those business owners are ...

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Forest Service Offering Temporary Jobs to Qualified Veterans

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking qualified veterans for paid training in prescribed burns and wildland fire suppression for temporary positions. Veterans selected for the eight-week program must be 18 years or older with an honorable military discharge and would complete a two-week basic firefighter training course on the Ocala ...

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TSSB Honors Active Military and Veterans With Financial Guidance

Military Saves Week starts Feb. 27, and to honor our military the Texas State Securities Board offers two resource-packed financial guides to help active military and veterans make confident, informed financial decisions. A Salute to Smart Investing and the Veterans Handbook: Tactics for Civilian Life provide active military, veterans, and their families the ...

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Governor Abbott Proclaims Feb 2nd Texas Military Heroes Day

Texas has a long history of brave men and women who have taken a stand against tyranny and selflessly fought for our freedom and liberty.  From the days of the Texas Revolution and our Republic to the current struggles the United States faces at home and abroad, Texans have answered ...

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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Review Texas’ Hazlewood Act

Texas AG claims victory for Texas taxpayers and veterans. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to deny review of a ruling that upholds the constitutionality of the state’s Hazlewood Act. A decision by the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in June upheld the ...

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Financial Guides for Veterans and Active Members of the Military

The Texas State Securities Board’s ongoing commitment to the military is reflected in two guides that can help veterans and active members of the military make informed, confident financial decisions. The Veterans Handbook: Tactics for Civilian Life and A Salute to Smart Investing – provide veterans, active military, and their families the tools they ...

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Forest Service Waives Day-Use Fees for Veterans Day

Many recreation areas and other venues in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas will be free to the public on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. “We honor our veterans each Nov. 11 and every other day of the year,” said U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. “We ...

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New Waverly Independence Day Celebration Draws Thousands of Spectators and Participants

Day-long celebration raises over $35,000 to support the youth of New Waverly, capped off by expanded fireworks show Members of the New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and the New Waverly 4-H Community Club came together July 4th to host a full day of fun activities, continuing what has become a ...

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New Waverly Firefighters and 4-H Members Gearing Up For Annual July 4th Celebrations and Fireworks Show

BBQ lunch begins at 11 AM with a live Auction at 1 PM, day’s activities capped off by popular local Fireworks Show The New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and the New Waverly 4-H Community Club will be hosting a full day of events on Monday, July 4th, beginning at 11 ...

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Court of Appeals Rules: Texas’ Hazlewood Act is Constitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today upheld Texas’s Hazlewood Act, which waives public state university tuition for honorably discharged veterans who enlisted from Texas. To qualify for the 150 hours of tuition-free credit, veterans must have entered military service at a location in Texas, been a ...

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