Governor Abbott provides update on COVID-19 surge response in Amarillo

Governor Abbott provides update on COVID-19 surge response in Amarillo

(MAY 27, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to provide an update on the COVID-19 surge response efforts in Amarillo. The Governor discussed the state’s ongoing collaboration with local and federal leaders to address COVID-19 hot spots within the Amarillo area, and outlined the data on hospitalizations, testing, fatalities, and positivity rates that demonstrate […]

City of Heath pays tribute to retiring DPS Chief Terry Garrett with proclamation

City of Heath pays tribute to retiring DPS Chief Terry Garrett with proclamation

(HEATH, TX – May 26, 2020) Chief Terry Garrett, Director of the Department of Public Safety, is retiring from the City of Heath after 14 years of dedicated service. Heath Mayor Kelson Elam and the City Council honored Chief Garrett with this proclamation tonight. But, as the City of Heath hints on its Facebook page, “there’s […]

Atmos Energy offers solutions for those needing help paying natural gas bills

Atmos Energy offers solutions for those needing help paying natural gas bills

(GARLAND, TX – May 26, 2020) – Widespread recommendations to stay home amid the public health emergency have many Americans anxious about balancing unforeseen energy expenses with the desire for a comfortable home. As the country continues to navigate these uncertain times, Atmos Energy reminds customers struggling to pay their monthly natural gas bill that […]

Texas Workforce Commission extends payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers required to pay share of unemployment benefits

Texas Workforce Commission extends payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers required to pay share of unemployment benefits

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott yesterday announced that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits. Designated reimbursing employers include non-profits, local governments, school districts and other qualifying employers who reimburse TWC for the full amount of unemployment benefits to […]

Governor Abbott deploys Texas Task Force 2 to North Texas following tornado touchdown

Governor Abbott deploys Texas Task Force 2 to North Texas following tornado touchdown

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott last night deployed resources, including Texas Task Force 2 (TTF2), to the North Texas area following severe weather and a tornado touchdown that has caused damage in Montague County. Earlier in the day, Governor Abbott placed resources on standby in preparation for a potential severe weather incident. In addition to […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Maintenance Sergeant Sanchez named Rockwall County Employee of the Quarter.

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Maintenance Sergeant Sanchez named Rockwall County Employee of the Quarter.

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 21, 2020) The Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate Maintenance Sergeant Sanchez on being selected and recognized by Rockwall County as Employee of the Quarter. Sergeant Sanchez is responsible for the overall maintenance and supervision of the inmate worker program for the entire agency. Even in the wake of […]

Jason Ross congratulates DNI Ratcliffe on his Senate confirmation

Jason Ross congratulates DNI Ratcliffe on his Senate confirmation

Ross recently launched his campaign to replace John Ratcliffe as U.S. Congressman for the 4th District of Texas ROCKWALL, TX (Press Release) – Conservative Republican candidate for the Texas 4th congressional district and former District Chief of Staff Jason Ross offers his sincere congratulations to newly confirmed Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe.   “John Ratcliffe has been my […]

Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen direct state agencies to reduce budgets by five percent

Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen direct state agencies to reduce budgets by five percent

(MAY 20, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen today sent a letter directing state agencies and institutions of higher education to each submit a plan identifying savings that will reduce respective general and general revenue related appropriations by five percent for the 2020-2021 biennium. In the letter, the […]

Celebrating the journey of 20 Rockwall area leaders

Celebrating the journey of 20 Rockwall area leaders

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 20, 2020) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce asks everyone to join them in paying tribute to a group of 20 community leaders who – if it weren’t for a global pandemic – would be celebrating their graduation from the Leadership Rockwall Class of 2020 about now. In a Facebook post today, […]

Governor Abbott urges local governments against increasing property taxes for Texans

Governor Abbott urges local governments against increasing property taxes for Texans

(MAY 20, 2020) Governor Greg Abbott yesterday responded to a letter from members of the Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation regarding tax burdens on Texans. In his letter, the Governor voices his support of lessening the tax burden on Texans but clarifies that local governments—not the State of Texas—set the property tax rates. The Governor disagreed […]

1 2 3 248