Governor, congressman seek details on border security cuts
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-McAllen, are asking U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson for detailed information regarding border security cuts.
The Texas Newspaper Directory is the annual directory of all paid-circulation newspapers in Texas.
It identifies key managers, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Web addresses and circulation. It lists newspapers by county and group ownership. It includes Associate Members, Board Members, TPA Staff and a list of all press associations.
Visiting Judge Larry Wagenbach denied a motion Monday that would have required the Fort Bend Herald to pay thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees for the release of information deemed to be public record. The decision means The Herald is eligible to receive attorney’s fees from Fort Bend County if county officials do not appeal the judge’s decision.
TxDOT awaits go-ahead signal for gridlock-reducing projects
AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Transportation on Jan. 27 reported that on average, Texas drivers in five of the state’s largest metropolitan areas lose about 52 hours and $1,200 annually due to traffic congestion.
The 2016 Texas Better Newspaper Contest is open to all newspapers that were members of TPA during the entirety of 2015. Entries are made by member newspapers, not individuals. Content must have been produced by full- or part-time members of the newspaper staff.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved legislation Monday making it easier to obtain government records, as a new congressional report concluded that the freedom of information process under the Obama administration is broken and in need of serious change.