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The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) announces new leadership for the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO). Debra Knight will serve as the new State Fire Marshal for Texas.

As Texas children head back to school, TxDOT is calling on everyone to be extra cautious in school zones and around school buses to help keep kids safe. School zones can be a chaotic place with children possibly dashing in and out of traffic, and unfortunately, crashes can and do happen.

SAN ANTONIO –- The Alamo’s Education Team is ready to help educators kick off the new school year! As part of the effort, the team is relaunching History Trunks for classrooms. History Trunks are free resources that teachers can pick up or have the Alamo ship to their school

Forecasters for the National Weather Service are anticipating a more active hurricane season this year because of record-warm ocean surface temperatures, the Texas Tribune reported.

AUSTIN— It’s August, which means kids are back in school and the fall hunting and fishing seasons are quickly approaching. Before packing your favorite tackle and camo for trips, be sure to purchase an annual fishing and hunting license for 2023-24.

Texas A&M Forest Service encourages Texans to celebrate Smokey Bear’s 79th birthday this week by being extremely cautious with all outdoor activities that create heat or sparks. As a …

An unprecedented number of child care centers are expected to close across the state as pandemic relief funding ends, the Texas Standard reported. A survey conducted by the Texas Association for the …

AUSTIN – On Friday, August 4th, Deputy Secretary of State Joe Esparza drew the ballot order for the 14 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. Texans will vote on these amendments as a part of the November 7 Election. Below is the ballot order as drawn.

The Alamo, in collaboration with the City of San Antonio and Texas General Land Office, is initiating Phase II Archaeology Work for Plaza de Valero, which marks a significant milestone in the Alamo …

The risk for wildfires across the state has risen along with the hot and dry conditions, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. “With the recent uptick in wildfire activity, Texas …

An awareness campaign about the devastating Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is set to be unveiled by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) this year, targeting the hunting community and the …

As ages everyone to be careful with any outdoor activity that may cause a spark.Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July, Texas A&M Forest Service encour

Texas’ power grid reported record electricity use early last week. Both the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas are urging residents and businesses …

The Texas Historical Commission's Heritage Tourism Program announced Thursday, June 22nd,  the seven communities selected to host the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street traveling …

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick claimed last week that Gov. Greg Abbott is sabotaging the Senate’s work because of their ongoing feud over which approach to property tax reform is best, The Dallas Morning News reported. Abbott vetoed three bills by Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, who has been Patrick’s point senator on increasing homestead exemptions in order to provide tax cuts. As of Friday afternoon, he had vetoed 31 bills.

Using a portable generator can keep major appliances working during a power outage. The Texas Department of Insurance urges that you remember to use it safely.

AEP Texas has deployed over 100 full-time employees and over 200 contract employees to Louisiana to assist with the Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) storm response effort.  Hurricane force winds slammed into the area early Friday. AEP Texas and SWEPCO are part of American Electric Power Corporation.

Learn About Your Soil Health and Its Nutrient Deficiencies to Increase Your Soil Fertility

The Austin real estate developer who is at the heart of Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment was arraigned on eight federal charges Friday, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Nate Paul was arrested by the FBI on Thursday.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) received notification of a new case of Chronic Wasting Disease in a free-range white-tailed deer in Bexar County.

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