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Governor sets agenda for Third Called Special Session
Governor Sets Agenda for Third Called Special Session Governor Greg Abbott today announced Special Session #3 and issued a proclamation identifying agenda items for the special session that begins at 1:00 PM on Monday, October 9. "I am bringing the Texas Legislature back for Special Session #3 to continue building on the achievements we accomplished during the 88th Regular Legislative Session and two special sessions this summer," said Governor Abbott. "Together, we will chart a brighter fu...

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today the release of the Certification Revenue Estimate (CRE) for the fiscal 2024-25 biennium. Before each regular legislative session, the Comptroller's office issues a Biennial Revenue Estimate (BRE) that estimates how much revenue will be available for spending in the state's next two-year budget cycle. After the session — and this year after two special sessions — the agency releases the CRE to provide the detailed basis by which the Comptroller...

Governor Abbott Announces Third Called Special Session to Begin October 9
The Texas legislature will have a third special session starting on October 9 at 1 p.m., according to Governor Abbott. He has not announced the official agenda yet, but it is expected to include issues such as private school vouchers, public school funding and border security. The Governor has also indicated that if a school choice proposal doesn’t pass that he’ll call more special sessions to pass such a proposal and stated in a recent tele-town hall meeting, “if that doesn’t work,...

2023 Public Safety Diversity Career Fair
Join us for a joint public safety recruitment event! Commissioned and Non-Commissioned positions available. FREE and open to the public. No registration required. When: December 1, 2023 from 10am-3pm Where: Holiday Inn - Hill Country Ballroom 6000 Middle Fiskville, Austin, TX 78752 Bring resumes, come dressed in business casual attire, and be prepared for on-site interviews. For more information, contact: Sgt. Terrion Rogers (Texas DPS) (512) 217-3935 [email protected]...

DPS Increases Enforcement for Labor Day Holiday
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is increasing enforcement for the Labor Day holiday and encouraging everyone to drive safely. In an effort to reduce crashes, the Texas Highway Patrol is stepping up patrols from Sept. 1, through midnight Sept. 4, looking for people not wearing their seat belts, speeders, people driving while intoxicated and drivers who fail to follow the state’s Move Over, Slow Down law, among other traffic violations. “Roads will be busy this ...

Burn and Turn Event
Come out and join us October 6-7 for our Burn and Turn event! Festivities will include a BBQ Cook-Off, Team Roping, a Live & Silent Auction, and Live Music! General admission starts at just $15. Proceeds benefit the DPS Troopers Foundation. Check out the flyer for more info.

Please Help Mila Thorn
Donate Today! Please meet our newest HERO, 11-month-old Mila Thorn. Her dad Jake is a SWAT officer for Texas DPS stationed in Austin. On 8/12/2023, Mila was admitted to Dell Children’s Oncology facility in Austin, TX with a malignant tumor on her right kidney. On 8/14/2023 the tumor and her right kidney were removed. The tumor was determined to be a Stage 2 Wilms Tumor that had spread to the veins leaving the kidney. This requires a 19-week chemotherapy treatment that will begin on 8/28/202...

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