Governor Greg Abbott Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “The additional $5 billion in Community Development Block Grant funds will inject desperately needed dollars to help restore our communities. As…

Rep. Wayne Faircloth Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – This interim has been very busy, to say the least.  From the Special Legislative Session, called by the Governor of Texas,…

Abbott and FEMA are using Harvey to reinvent disaster response. Some say that makes displaced Texans "guinea pigs."

ROCKPORT — In the weeks immediately after Hurricane Harvey, thousands of Texans lingered in emergency shelters, small coastal communities scrambled to restore electricity and entire neighborhoods sat swamped with moldy…

The Texas coastline is slowly disappearing. Here's how one community is coping.

The banana water lilies that once filled Jefferson County’s Salt Bayou marsh started dying off years ago. The aquatic plants, with their elegant white and yellow blooms, used to pepper…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement on the successful settlement in the lawsuit filed against the federal Bureau of Land…

“The Alamo belongs to all Texans. And really, it belongs to all people who love liberty.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Managing the Alamo is one of our most…

Texas General Land Office: The Alamo is the Living, Beating Heart of Texas By Bryan Preston Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Managing the Alamo is one of our most…

Fall Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup held at 13 Coastwide Sites Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “As we continue to recover from Hurricane Harvey, all of us need to volunteer and pitch…

Lawmakers may consider bill to raise schools’ electricity costs Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “This is one of those things that kind of stinks, frankly,” said former Texas Land Commissioner…

Self-draining parking lots topic of Arroyo Colorado Watershed Partnership workshop June 25

HARLINGEN – An educational workshop on redesigning parking lots to collect, filter and redirect stormwater will be held June 25, according to program organizers. Municipalities and all others interested are…

AgriLife Research marsh restoration project earns Texas Environmental Excellence Award

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Rusty Feagin, 979-862-2612, feaginr@tamu.eduThomas Huff, thomas2013@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The “Texas A&M AgriLife Research – Magnolia Beach to Indianola Marsh Restoration” project has earned…

Texas A&M Drops Plans For An Israeli Campus For A Research Center

DALLAS (AP) — Texas A&M University has scrapped plans for a $200 million campus in the Israeli city of Nazareth. A&M is instead launching a $6 million marine research center…

Texas General Land Office Buys Buildings Surrounding The Alamo

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ Texas has purchased three buildings across from the Alamo’s main entrance, a key early step in the planned major makeover of the historic shrine. The General…

In Red River Dispute, "A Cloud Over This Land"

Decades after Tommy Henderson first asked the federal government to return land in Texas along the Red River that his family had tended since the early days of the Civil War, a…