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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7.

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Early voting in the May 24 primary run-off elections ends Friday, May 20. Under state law, voters who cast ballots in either party’s primary election must vote only in the same party’s run-off election. Voters who did not cast ballots in the primary may vote in either party’s run-off election.

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As we cross the halfway point of July, wildfire danger continues to increase across the state. On Friday, Texas A&M Forest Service firefighters responded to 15 new wildfires that burned 651 acres. As of Sunday, there were eight active wildfires; the largest was the Nethery Road Fire in Kimble County, involving an estimated 3,500 acres. It has been 70% contained.

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The Texas Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback on the draft Unified Transportation Program for 2023. This program is the state’s 10-year plan for transportation projects.

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Early voting in the May 24 primary run-off elections ends Friday, May 20. Under state law, voters who cast ballots in either party’s primary election must vote only in the same party’s run-off election. Voters who did not cast ballots in the primary may vote in either party’s run-off election.

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Early voting in the May 24 primary run-off elections ends Friday, May 20. Under state law, voters who cast ballots in either party’s primary election must vote only in the same party’s run-off election. Voters who did not cast ballots in the primary may vote in either party’s run-off election.

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Early voting in the May 24 primary run-off elections ends Friday, May 20. Under state law, voters who cast ballots in either party’s primary election must vote only in the same party’s run-off election. Voters who did not cast ballots in the primary may vote in either party’s run-off election.

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Early voting in the May 24 primary run-off elections ends Friday, May 20. Under state law, voters who cast ballots in either party’s primary election must vote only in the same party’s run-off election. Voters who did not cast ballots in the primary may vote in either party’s run-off election.

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Early voting in the May 24 primary run-off elections ends Friday, May 20. Under state law, voters who cast ballots in either party’s primary election must vote only in the same party’s run-off election. Voters who did not cast ballots in the primary may vote in either party’s run-off election.

As we enter severe weather season, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, which begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 23 and ends at midnight on Monday, April 25.

In February, the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, NRI, released its Texas Land Trends program 2022 Landowner Survey to learn more about the needs, preferences, concerns and challenges landowners face regarding everyday management of their land. Now NRI would like to hear from Texas landowners again — this time, about water.

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine has begun, concerns grow about current and potential emergency needs of the Ukraine people. Generous donors want to help by supporting charities that are raising funds for assistance. BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers the following tips for donors to consider…

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Soil moisture levels continue to decline in most areas of the state after a months-long dry spell as warm-season crop plantings and preparations increase.

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Early voting for the March 1 primary ends Friday. Initial reports indicate turnout has been low, as is traditional in midterm primary elections, with less than a fourth of registered voters going to the polls most years.

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Henderson resident Rachel Hale may be new to electoral politics, but she isn’t shying away from running for Texas House District 11 this March, when Panola County joins the district alongside Rusk, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Sabine and Newton counties.

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Less than a week remains before the Jan. 31 deadline to register to vote in the March 1 primary. While Secretary of State John Scott publicly assured Texas voters that “every single eligible Texas voter will be able to register to vote if they have not done so already,” the League of Women Voters on Friday threatened to sue his office if the nonpartisan group isn’t provided with additional voter registration forms.

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More than 20 new state laws went into effect as Texans rang in the New Year, with another half-dozen to go on the books on Jan. 18, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Those laws include a ban on transgender athletes competing on sports teams that reflect their gender identity, and penalties for illegally restraining dogs.

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The Texas Department of Transportation has kicked off its statewide “Drive Sober. No Regrets” drunk driving prevention program for the holidays. Throughout the month, TxDOT has released videos of people who deal with the daily consequences of driving while impaired, either as an offender or survivor.