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Jana Lynne Sanchez plans to run for the 6th Congressional district and, according to a letter sent to the Star-Telegram, was handing out some of her campaign literature during a recent town hall hosted by Barton, R-Ennis, who represents that district.
DAS providers say "yes" while local governments contend that such companies must negotiate separate license agreements and fees with individual cities to access their rights of way. The Commission will ... ExteNet argued that its status as a Certified ...
Severe weather made its way across North Texas on Sunday evening, hammering Collin and Denton counties with up to softball-size hail and damaging winds.
Gov. Greg Abbott raised eyebrows last week when he threw his support behind a "broad-based law" that pre-empts local regulations.
A day after House Republicans' efforts to repeal Obamacare collapsed, U.S. Rep. John Culberson, R-Houston, did not back away from the GOP's years-long push to scrap the law.
Berenda Putman, who saw Escamilla's story, decided to create one in Lamesa. "Every town needs this," Putman said.
"We are looking at several cities for our EXPO and Dallas is one city under consideration," Lenay Gore, the association's senior director of meetings and trade shows, told the Tribune.
While emergency sirens are in place in most areas, many North Texas cities have begun supplementing that familiar sound with a cell phone alert system.
NORMANGEE, Texas - The police chief of an eastern Texas town was arrested Wednesday following a standoff with sheriff's deputies at his home, reports CBS affiliate KBTX.
by Sanya Mansoor | The Texas TribuneEvery three years, the American public Transportation Association holds an event it calls the APTA EXPO.
Over the past year, discussion around smart cities - the incorporation of technology, Internet-of-Things sensors and data analytics as an enabler to improving city services and quality of life - has permeated organizations across the United States ...
For its 2026 EXPO, the trade group for the "bus, rapid transit and commuter rail systems industry" had put Dallas on its list of possible destinations, according to city officials, who estimated the event would generate more than $40 million in ...
But the three other cities with the most hotels projected to open in 2017, according to the industry research company STR, are all in Texas - Dallas, Houston and Austin. There had not ... The city is trying to diversify its economy by building meeting ...
Commercial air travel out of the South Texas City of Victoria would end under President Trump's proposed budget. by Alex Samuels March 22, 2017 9:59 AM.
To compile the list, the site looked at a range of factors including the highest percentage of overweight and obese adults in each city, the highest percentage of physically inactive adults and the highest percentage of adults who eat less than one ...
1 "bookish destination" in Texas. The publication noted Austin's ties to the poet O. Henry (he lived here in the 1880s) and the "philosophers' Rock" sculpture at the entrance of Barton Springs Pool, which represents authors J. Frank Dobie, Roy ...
Texas City, TX -- Officials in Texas City have approved the issuance of permits to build the first two buildings of a planned amusement southeast of the Houston area.
Austin, Texas (AP) - Several city officials and sheriffs around the U.S. lashed out Tuesday at a White House report aiming to shame them over what the Trump administration sees as LAX immigration policies, saying it includes wrong or misleading ...
"As opposed to the state having to take multiple rifle-shot approaches at overriding local regulations, I think a broad-based law by the State of Texas that says across the board, the state is going to pre-empt local regulations, is a superior approach ...
City officials released permits for the first two buildings in a new theme park set to rise southeast of Houston.
Planning a vacation can sometimes occupy a lot of time, especially if you're on a quest to get the most vacation for your dollar.
A "spear phishing" scam has left 803 current and former employees of San Marcos, Texas, at risk of having confidential information stolen.
WalletHub recently released its ranking of the happiest places to live in 2017, and apparently life in the Alamo City is pretty average.
Doris Sharon can still remember driving to work in Texas City on April 16, 1947. She recalls seeing bright orange smoke coming from the docks, and remembers two consecutive blasts - one that shattered the windows of her Republic Oil and Refining ...
Several Texas school districts also have filed lawsuits regarding single-member districts, including Amarillo Independent school District.
Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, faced a raucous town hall Saturday as he sought to defend the GOP's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, among other issues that have spawned fierce opposition under President Donald Trump.
A Texas City father says he is heartened by news that a couple has been arrested and charged with cyberbullying in the death of his daughter, who committed suicide last year at age 18.
On Wednesday, in the middle of her spring break, 10-year-old Lizbeth huddles with three friends in a group hug on the steps of the Texas Capitol. Though they've slept just a few hours at their slumber party the night before, the children - whose ...
Calls to 911 from T-Mobile phones in Dallas are clogging the city's emergency dispatch system, the city said - and a 6-month-old boy's mother blames the problem for her child's death.
Several North Texas cities are banding together, gearing up for a hearing in Austin to stop an oil and gas company from drilling a waste water well near Lake Arlington.
When Congressman Pete Sessions opens his town hall at Richardson high school on Saturday, he's likely to face the same kind of raucous reception his fellow House Republicans have seen in recent weeks.
Austin - The City of Austin is in the cross-hairs of the 85th Texas Legislature, or at least that's how some city leaders feel. "I think it seems pretty clear to all of us that this Legislature seems to have cities in their sights," said Austin Mayor ...
The City of Longview is recognized as one of the 10 Texas communities with the best grassroots environmental programs in the state for 2017.
Texas City, Texas - Two people have been arrested following an investigation into the suicide of a Texas City teenager.
Things aren't what they used to be in the town of Timpson. Not after several earthquakes years ago. "It was 3 o'clock in the morning, I was taking a shower and I thought a truck had run through my house," said Timpson resident Mark Yarbrough.
Critics of a Texas bill that would crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" say Republican changes to soften the measure don't go nearly far enough.
Gregg County records show that 49-year-old Thomas Cash was arrested on February 22 on charges of 'tampering with-government record/license-seal defraud or harm.
A Texas town got a perhaps surprising message from a Satanic Temple this week over a controversial practice allowed in schools across the state.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the suicide of a Texas City teenage girl back in November 2016. Brandy Vela, 18, tragically committed suicide after enduring several months of relentless cyberbullying, stalking, and harassment ...
A Republican congressman from Texas told a constituent to "shut up" over the weekend during a town hall meeting in his home district.
According to the study, the happiest places to live in Texas mostly hang out around Dallas-Fort Worth. Plano ranks as the highest Texas City, coming in at No. 19. Austin isn't far behind, ranking at No. 22. You can also find happy Texans in Grand ...
At least seven bills have been introduced restricting a city's ability to preserve and protect trees. This is at least the third session in a row that tree ordinances have come under attack.
After the sudden death of a Kilgore ISD student following a seizure, community members began to work with the city's mayor.
... more to the city," Rawlings said. That has become a common refrain among urban mayors across Texas and America, who feel that officials in higher levels of government are increasingly passing budgets and laws that tear at the economic and social ...
Texas City will be getting a new amusement park coming sometime this summer. A 25-acre piece of land is under construction off I-45 south, south of League City, that will be turned into an amusement park called Adventure Pointe. Dr. Harvey Slusky, a ...
... along the long border. We traveled to the border city of McAllen, Texas to talk to locals about jobs, taxes, trade and NAFTA.
Jenkins, 73, and other residents of Ben Wheeler will race in the town's third annual motorized bar stool race on March 18.
Many Texas cities and counties lobbying hard against bill seeking property tax change. Filed under Watchdog at 2 days ago ... You say you want local control for your town and county budgets, and you want state lawmakers to butt out of your business. In ...
First it was SmartAsset pointing out the impressive number of hours Dallasites log at their jobs each month, and now WalletHub is doubling down by awarding several Texas cities spots near the top of its hardest-working cities list. ... Direct work ...
As Texas Tribune reporter and former Star-Telegram Austin bureau chief Jay Root told NPR: "I don't think anyone would call Rick Perry an environmentalist, including Rick Perry.





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