Gov. Greg Abbott and leaders of the Texas Legislature on Nov. 9 announced the approval of $90 million in emergency state funding to help Hurricane Harvey disaster-declared counties pay for the removal of debris.
By ED STERLING| 11/15/17 05:08 PM
By ED STERLING, State Capital Highlights| 11/1/17 06:47 PM
A high-spirited, Aggie-filled crowd of 10,000 roared to life Saturday evening as all five living former presidents took the stage at a benefit concert for the victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
During a visit to Austin on Friday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a harsh rebuke of what he called the “open borders” lobby, praised the Texas Legislature for passing a controversial immigration enforcement measure and doubled down on some of President Donald Trump’s most controversial proposals, including the construction of a wall of the country’s border.
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Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath on Oct. 11 announced the establishment of the Hurricane Harvey Task Force on School Mental Health Supports to deliver needed attention to schools and higher education institutions impacted by the storm.
By ED STERLING