Statewide News

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers

(StatePoint) Buying or selling a home in today’s real estate market? Go about it properly. From home inspections to home improvement, take your advice from leading experts.

Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home

(StatePoint) Whether you are motivated to help the planet or simply want to slash home energy and water bills, there are easy steps to reduce your home’s carbon footprint.

Tips for Choosing Carpeting for Your Home

(StatePoint) Is updating your flooring on your home improvement to-do list this season? From color to style to performance, there’s a lot to consider.

Texas House gives final approval to impressive number of pro-second amendment bills

Gun owners’ patience and persistence was rewarded on Saturday and Sunday, as the Texas House of Representatives led by Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) gave approval to a wide range of pro-gun legislation while the NRA Annual Meeting wa

TxDOT reminds drivers to click it or ticket

Texans wear their belt buckles with a certain Lone Star pride, but it's the buckles in the their vehicles that could save their lives. These buckles are more functionable than fashionable.

CEOs name TX 'Best State for Business' for 9th straight year

More than 700 top CEOs around the nation are ranking Texas as the best state to do business for the ninth year in a row in Chief Executive magazine’s annual Best and Worst States survey.

LA Supreme Court rules that funding for voucher program is unconstitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled the way money is collected for Governor Jindal’s voucher program is unconstitutional.

Audit: Louisiana food stamp program overpaid millions in benefits, possible fraud

An oversight allowed for the overpayment of millions in benefits for recipients of the Louisiana food stamp program, an audit revealed.

TX named 'Most Competitive State"

Texas has taken the top spot in another of Site Selection Magazine’s annual rankings – this time in the magazine’s ranking of the most competitive states in 2012.

Two shot during robbery of house party in Lake Charles; suspects wanted

A house party ended at a hospital in Lake Charles after two people were shot during an armed robbery.