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MENTONE, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Workers with Apache Corp. are viewed at the Patterson 298 natural gas fueled drilling rig on land in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. The rig, which is only 21 days old, is the first drilling rig in Texas that is …

Texas Boasts 26 Consecutive Months of Job Growth

The Texas economy continued to add new jobs to payrolls across the state in August. This marks 26 consecutive months of employment gains, according to the latest figures released by the state.

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Texas Governor Joins College Affordability Debate

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott jumped into the college affordability debate Monday, announcing the formation of a new tri-agency task force that will examine this issue. The task force will also review job creation concerns to best address the state’s workforce needs and goals.

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The Tempest Around George P. Bush: What’s the Real Story?

A tempest has been around Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush for being away during his father’s presidential campaign, for his firings of top agency leaders, and the purported hiring of “friends’ and “cronies” and those close to the Bush family. What is the real story?

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Abbott Announces 2015 Science and Technology Scholarships to 43 Students

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the names of forty-three students who won the competition for scholarships at the 2015 Texas Science and Engineering Fair. These students will receive scholarships to attend the Governor’s Science and Technology Champions Academy. The Academy will be held on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas this summer.