Click It or Ticket!

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The simple, law-abiding habit of wearing a seat belt can protect thousands of Texans from serious injury or death. Yet, many people still refuse. For them, the Texas Department of Transportation launched its 14th...

Construction Occurring on Lufkin Loop, Nacogdoches U.S. 59

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Signs To Be Replaced Around Lufkin Loop Contractors will begin Tuesday to reset and replace large signs around SL 287 in Angelina County. South Ranger Construction, Galena Park, will serve as contractor for the $183,683 maintenance...

Governor Abbott Secures Extension Of Federally-Supported COVID-19 Testing Sites In Texas

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AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the federal government has granted his request to extend operations of Community Based Testing Sites across Texas. The federal government will maintain support for the program while...

A Letter From FEMA May Require Follow-Up

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AUSTIN, Texas – Texas storm survivors who receive a letter from FEMA that they are ineligiblefor disaster assistance should not give up—but should follow up instead. The issue may be as simple as a...

Rep. Ashby’s Capitol Update

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October is here and with it comes the arrival of cooler weather and many Fall festivals across our region of the state.  As we search for the light jackets and pull down the Halloween...

Governor Abbott Statement On Austin City Council Decision To Defund Austin Police Department

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Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following Austin City Council's decision to cut $150 million from the Austin Police Department's budget: "Some cities are more focused on political agendas than public safety," said Governor...

My 5 Cents: An Update From Senator Robert Nichols

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This week, the Lieutenant Governor began referring bills to committee and we will soon begin to hear them in committee. The legislative process kills more bills than it passes, which I consider a good...

Rep. White Weekly Update

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(Austin, TX) - Last week, the Texas House passed legislation that supports our retired teachers and public schools. I was proud to vote for House Bill (HB) 3976 which overhauled the TRS-Program that is currently...

Ashby Tapped as Chair of Education Funding Sub Committee

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TFCL met with Representative Trent Ashby in Austin on the session now getting underway. He is excited with the opportunity that this legislative session gives him to make a difference. The Honorable John Otto (R-Dayton),...

TxDOT Urges Drivers To Plan For A Sober Ride For Labor Day Holiday

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As celebrations are finalized to mark the last days of summer, the Texas Department of Transportation urges drivers to make a plan leading up to the Labor Day holiday — a plan for a...