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Miller bringing some sizzle to Texas ag department

Sid Miller is becoming rapidly the most talked-about Texas agriculture commissioner since, oh, perhaps Jim Hightower.

That’s really saying something.

Hightower used to make reporters laugh out loud with his jokes and quips when he led the TDA in the late 1980s. 286 more words

State News

State agency proposes loosening rules on deep-fried foods in schools

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Proposed Texas Department of Agriculture rules could nix state-level restrictions on deep fat frying and the sale of certain carbonated drinks in Texas schools, according to an agency proposal. 641 more words


Send In The Clowns (or, Welcome 84th Texas Legislature!)

The opening gavel has hardly gone down but the 84th Texas Legislature is already on its way to full-on ass-clown mode. 489 more words

And I Suppose You Think That's Funny?

Catching up, Part II

When it comes to state politics, if something feels different in the last couple of days, it is because things have — indeed — changed. A new crop of officeholders have taken office, namely Attorney General Ken Paxton, Comptroller Glenn Hegar, Land Commissioner George P. 701 more words

Sid Miller, there are no words

Well, there are very few times that I am speechless and right now is one of those times. Sid Miller a state commissioner for the lovely state of Texas announced “I think it is just plain wrong to tell a mother or grandmother that they can’t bring cookies or cupcakes to a school celebration.” Only a food allergy parent will want to throat punch Mr. 241 more words

Little Man

Don't vote straight ticket, don't be stupid

Even though more than half of early voting has already gone by, newspapers are still fielding endorsements for statewide elections. Most of the big newspapers supported State Senator Wendy Davis (D-Tarrant County), the Democratic candidate for Governor, such as the… 886 more words

October Program & Other Important Events

Mark your calendar for these three events:

Friday, October 10 – Phone Bank Friday. Judges Bonnie Sudderth, Melody Wilkinson & Dana Womack will be providing lunch for volunteers! 341 more words

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