The USFWS announced their decision to name the Sharpnose Shiner and Smalleye Shiner minnows as endangered species. Portions of the Upper Brazos River basin from Garza County south near Possum Kingdom Reservoir have also been named as a critical habitat for the species.
On Saturday, August 2, 2014, a DPS trooper pulled over a 2014 Dodge Avenger traveling east on Interstate Highway 40 near Bushland for a traffic violation around 11 a.m. a subsequent search of the vehicle revealed liquid-cocaine, counterfeit bills and weapons.
Two collectors donated prints from all female printmakers to the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
On the Thursday edition of The Chad Hasty Show, guest host Ysidro Gutierrez spoke with Texas House District 83 candidate Dustin Burrows in studio about his campaign for the Texas House of Representatives
A bill introduced by Senator Ted Cruz was passed by the Senate that authorizes a $million bounty for the Hamas terrorists who killed Israeli-U.S. citizen Naftali Fraenkel.
The organization, Texas Young Democrats, is requesting individuals and organizations to join them in sending monetary aid to the Texas border. According to a release from the group, they have collected over $120,000 in direct assistance that will be sent to the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley which is currently housing supplies for the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of McAllen.
Governor Rick Perry has appointed a new commissioner of Workers’ Compensation at the Texas Department of Insurance and a new member to the State Board for Educator Certification.
Two Texas Enterprise Fund investments will be allocated to The Charles Schwab Corporation. $1.4 million will be used by the corporation to expand into El Paso with the intention of creating 445 jobs and $21.5 million in capital investment over the next decade. $4.5 million will be invested into Schwab’s existing operations in Texas’ Capitol. The investment is expected to create over 800 jobs and return $210 million in capital investment over the next decade contingent upon finalization of a local incentive package.
The United States Department of Agriculture released a reminder this week to producers about changes mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill. The stipulation requires all producers to have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification, form AD-1026, on file with their local Farm Service Agency Office.
Congressman Randy Neugebauer and his staff will travel to communities outside of the reach of his three main offices to hold mobile office hours