July 30, 2015 - Mark your calendars for this year's sales tax holiday, which will be August 7 - 9. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend. The law also allows layaway purchases of these items to qualify for the sales tax exemption. All sellers in the state are required to honor the sales tax holiday, so it's a great time to get prepared for the upcoming school year while saving some money in the process.
July 30, 2015 - Every day I am proud to be a Texan, but this month I am particularly proud to celebrate our unique state heritage as the Alamo, along with four other Texas missions, has been officially designated as a UNESCO world heritage site.
June 25, 2015 - On June 14th, we commemorated the adoption of a flag with 13 stars and stripes to represent our nation and our founding colonies, with the stars set on a blue background to "represent a new constellation" in the night sky.
January 8, 2015 Austin, TX – Today, State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) requested that the Texas State Auditor's Office review the procurement processes of the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) in tentatively awarding a contract for