Senate Bill 4 changes the way officials handle immigration

A cop comes to the car window and the driver waits with a pounding heart. Two days before, Senate Bill 4 went into effect, changing the way local officials deal with immigration. The cop says, "Your taillight is out," and the citizen breathes a sigh of relief. Governor Greg Abbott signed into … [Read more...]

Gov Abbott says ‘freeze’

The order from Gov. Greg Abbott was simple — an immediate hiring freeze.The initial reaction to the memo from Texas state Budget Director Steven Albright, however, was one of immediate concern. State employees were worried about the impact on their jobs and how vacant positions would be … [Read more...]

Governor appoints new student regent

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Lindsey Shelley to serve as the Midwestern State University Student Regent for a one-year term effective June 1, 2016. She is pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing in the family nurse practitioner program.Shelley, who earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from MSU … [Read more...]