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2:07 pm CST - July 02, 2015

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Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Approaching for Workers Affected by Severe Storms in Texas Counties

TWC-logoTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas The Texas Workforce Commission reminds individuals impacted by severe storms in 20 Texas counties that the deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is 11:59 p.m. CST Wednesday, July 8 under President Disaster Declaration (FEMA-4223-DR). The following counties are under this particular deadline: Continue Reading.

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2:04 pm CST - July 02, 2015

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Lt. Gov. Patrick Names Appointments to Joint Committee on Gov. Facilities

dan.patrick3Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick named his appointments to the Joint Oversight Committee on Government Facilities.

Created by Senate Bill 2004, this committee will review deferred maintenance plans and receive implementation updates for governmental buildings and facilities. Continue Reading.

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2:01 pm CST - July 02, 2015

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Texas Reaches Agreement On Deep Water Horizon Case

Abbott.GovTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas Texas today announced an agreement in principle between BP Exploration and Production Inc. and the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and the U.S. federal government. Continue Reading.

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1:53 pm CST - July 02, 2015

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Attorney General Paxton Announces Settlement With BP

Ken.Paxton.ag3Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas, together with four states and the federal government, had reached an agreement in principle with BP that fully resolves all remaining government claims against the company resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Continue Reading.

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1:51 pm CST - July 02, 2015

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Teacher Retirement System to Speed up Monthly Pension Payments

By David Diaz — Legislative Media

More than 365,000 retired public educators and their beneficiaries under law authored by Rep. Muñoz, sponsored by Sen. Lucio

eddie.lucio.IIITexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas More than 365,000 persons who receive their pension, death and survivor benefits from the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) will soon get their monthly payments on the last working day of the month instead of the first working day of the following month under legislation by Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission, which has been signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott. Continue Reading.

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12:25 pm CST - June 30, 2015

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Governor Abbott Statement On Supreme Court’s HB 2 Ruling

abbott0318Texas Insider Report: Austin, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on HB 2: Continue Reading.

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12:23 pm CST - June 30, 2015

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Attorney General Paxton Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Victory over Obama Administration’s EPA

ken.paxton1Texas Insider Report: Austin, Texas – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Michigan v. EPA: Continue Reading.

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12:14 pm CST - June 30, 2015

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Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Names Appointments to the Senate Select Committee on Transportation Planning

dan.patrick3Texas Insider Report: Austin, Texas –  Today, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick named his appointments to the Senate Select Committee on Transportation Planning.

Senate Select Committee on Transportation Planning: Continue Reading.

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12:09 pm CST - June 30, 2015

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Senator Perry Appointed to Select Committee on Transportation Planning

charles.perryTexas Insider Report: Austin, Texas – (LUBBOCK, TX) – Today, Senator Charles Perry (R – Lubbock) was appointed to the Select Committee on Transportation Planning that was created by House Bill 20. Continue Reading.

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12:06 pm CST - June 30, 2015

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Comptroller Glenn Hegar Endorses Hughes for Senate

Bryan-HughesGlenn.Hagar1Texas Insider Report: Austin, Texas – (Mineola, TX) — Today Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar issued an endorsement to Rep. Bryan Hughes for Senate District 1.  Continue Reading.

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