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Texas picklers get a victory from the Legislature

Texas picklers get a victory from the Legislature

Texas Tribune Blue Government News Anita McHaney displays a photo of her beets and carrots. She and her husband stopped farming after learning that they could not sell pickled beets. Laura Skelding for The Texas Tribune In a victory for home cooks across Texas, the Legislature has expanded the state’s definition of the word […]
Texas picklers get a victory from the Legislature

Texas picklers get a victory from the Legislature

Texas Tribune News Anita McHaney displays a photo of her beets and carrots. She and her husband stopped farming after learning that they could not sell pickled beets. Laura Skelding for The Texas Tribune In a victory for home cooks across Texas, the Legislature has expanded the state’s definition of the word “pickle,” allowing […]
U.S. Senate passes disaster aid bill that would release billions for Harvey housing aid

U.S. Senate passes disaster aid bill that would release billions for Harvey housing aid

Texas Tribune News A load of Harvey evacuees in the back of Chris Ginter’s monster truck in Houston on Aug. 29, 2017. Ginter volunteered to evacuate residents from their flooded neighborhood near Buffalo Bayou.  Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate passed a disaster relief bill on Thursday that could […]

Education And Business Leaders Praise Reforms To School Finance And Property Taxes

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Communication Read more why Education And Business Leaders Praise Reforms To School Finance And Property Taxes. Teach Plus Texas’ Lindsay Sobel: “HB 3 provides substantial new funding for education, strategically allocated to ensure a bright future for our students and the Lone Star State” “Texas students deserve a world class […]
Texas' legislative leaders say they have a deal on school finance and property tax reform

Texas' legislative leaders say they have a deal on school finance and property tax reform

Texas Tribune News Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announce a deal on the top three legislative priorities. Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune Texas’ top three political leaders declared Thursday that the Legislature had reached agreements on its three main 2019 priorities: A two-year state budget, a comprehensive […]
Watch Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dennis Bonnen announce school finance deal

Watch Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dennis Bonnen announce school finance deal

Texas Tribune Blue Government News Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen hold a joint press conference on the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion on Jan. 9, 2019. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / The Texas Tribune With the Texas legislative session drawing to a close, the state’s top leaders announced […]
Watch Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dennis Bonnen announce school finance deal

Watch Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Speaker Dennis Bonnen announce school finance deal

Texas Tribune News Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen hold a joint press conference on the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion on Jan. 9, 2019. Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / The Texas Tribune With the Texas legislative session drawing to a close, the state’s top leaders announced they had […]
Taubman Forum

Taubman Forum

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Program teaches self-management for diabetes, prediabetes

TAMU Health Science Center Diabetes self-care is a full-time commitment that often requires fundamental lifestyle changes. Health care providers strive to provide their patients with as much information as they can about managing diabetes during an office visit. However, there is rarely enough time during routine visits to cover all the important topics concerning […]

Governor Greg Abbott Appoints University Student Regents And Student Representative To The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Communication Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents to their respective universities for terms set to expire on May 31, 2020, effective June 1, 2019. Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents to their respective universities for terms set to expire on May 31, 2020, effective June 1, […]

Deter Iran, Yes; War With Iran, No

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