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FOX 31 Denver
Colorado Latino Forum aims to change the way the Denver County Sheriff is chosenat the jail and high turnover in the department. Currently, the sheriff is app
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 hours ago
at the jail and high turnover in the department. Currently, the sheriff is appointed by the Mayor and serves under the Department of Public Safety – all those layers – Calderon says – make it hard to hold the office accountable. A spokesperson... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Letter to Editor: Firearm enthusiasts are not the problem2016, 0.3 percent of all criminal convictions in Texas were of people who held
The Daily Cougar / Posted 8 hours ago
2016, 0.3 percent of all criminal convictions in Texas were of people who held handgun licenses, according to the Department of Public Safety. Out of more than 40,000 convictions, less than 150 of those was of a licensee. We should agree... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Counter-protest turns rowdy on Capitol groundsOne, charged with assaulting a peace officer, was taken to the hospital for inj
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 hours ago
One, charged with assaulting a peace officer, was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained during the arrest, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman said. His condition was unknown Saturday night. The afternoon event was initially... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Texas teens to be trained next year on police interactionsboth citizens and cops, laws on questioning and detention by police and how to
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 9 hours ago
both citizens and cops, laws on questioning and detention by police and how to file a complaint or compliment. The Texas Department of Public Safety already established suggested actions during traffic stops in its latest version of the Texas... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
At least 2 arrested at anti-white supremacy rallyAUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety said at least two people were ar
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 hours ago
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety said at least two people were arrested at the state Capitol building Saturday afternoon at a protest. A group of about a 150 people marched from Wooldridge Park in downtown Austin to the capitol where... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
DPS on scene of fatal wreck involving bicyclist on US 69, CR 452From the Texas Department of Public Safety: Troopers are currently on scene of
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 13 hours ago
From the Texas Department of Public Safety: Troopers are currently on scene of a vehicle vs. bicyclist fatal crash on US-69N, north of CR-452. Information received from emergency personnel on the scene is that the bicyclist is deceased. This is an... Read more
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Rutland Herald
State approves fifth medical marijuana dispensaryWATERBURY — The Department of Public Safety has granted conditional approval to
Rutland Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
WATERBURY — The Department of Public Safety has granted conditional approval to a fifth licensed medical marijuana dispensary that will have locations in St. Albans and Bennington. Act 65, signed into law by Gov. Phil Scott earlier this year,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
DPS on scene of fatal wreck involving bicyclist on US 69, CR 452From the Texas Department of Public Safety: Troopers are currently on scene of
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 13 hours ago
From the Texas Department of Public Safety: Troopers are currently on scene of a vehicle vs. bicyclist fatal crash on US-69N, north of CR-452. Information received from emergency personnel on the scene is that the bicyclist is deceased. This is an... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Indictments: Sept. 21, 2017 | Crimepolice Kenneth Anderson, 55, driving while intoxicated, Sanger police Sean Ca
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
police Kenneth Anderson, 55, driving while intoxicated, Sanger police Sean Cameron, 39, driving while intoxicated, Texas Department of Public Safety Quarry Torres, 49, two counts of impersonating public servant, Corinth police Preston Boliver,... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Daytona Beach Shores homicide victim identifieda.m. at the Hawaiian Inn, 2301 S. Atlantic Ave., police said. Lt. Michael Fowl
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
a.m. at the Hawaiian Inn, 2301 S. Atlantic Ave., police said. Lt. Michael Fowler, a spokesman for the Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety, said Saturday that the investigation was still open and no arrests have been made. Officials on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Same person suspected of burglary, attempted burglarypants and black shoes with red soles. Public safety officials believe the same
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
pants and black shoes with red soles. Public safety officials believe the same male suspect committed both the attempted burglary and the burglary. Anyone with information is asked to call Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety at (707) 584-... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Assaults climb at Baltimore Central Booking since city jail closingto work more overtime, impairing their efficiency. Gary W. McLhinney, director
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
to work more overtime, impairing their efficiency. Gary W. McLhinney, director of professional standards at the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, said a recent transfer of officers from the last adult building closed... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Cass County Board: Committee formed to find new county attor...grants and tracks federal recoveries to ensure the county receives all eligible
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 22 hours ago
grants and tracks federal recoveries to ensure the county receives all eligible recoveries. Cass will receive a Minnesota Department of Public Safety $102,530 grant for a half-time coordinator and full-time probation officer assigned to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Islanders flee dam in dangerdebris in the suburbs of San Juan. "These are fatalities we know of," said Hec
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
debris in the suburbs of San Juan. "These are fatalities we know of," said Hector Pesquera, secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety. "We know of other potential fatalities through unofficial channels that we haven't been able to... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Police trying to locate missing man in KalamazooKALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is asking you to b
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is asking you to be on the look out for a missing man. His name is Julius O’Bryant Jr. and he suffers from mid-stage Alzheimer’s. His family says he walked away from his home on West... Read more
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Lake Placid News
70,000 Puerto Ricans told to flee failing dama.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection wi
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
a.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Héctor M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Maria to cause dangerous currents along US coasta.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection wi
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
a.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Héctor M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Man with Alzheimer's missing in Kalamazooweighs around 170 lbs. He was last seen wearing khaki shorts, a plain blue t-sh
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
weighs around 170 lbs. He was last seen wearing khaki shorts, a plain blue t-shirt and a black baseball cap. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is requesting anyone with information regarding the location and whereabouts for this subject to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
State Fire Marshal Bart J. Chambers Announces Fire-Safety Poster WinnersHigh School who won the high school category. This year’s annual fire safety p
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
High School who won the high school category. This year’s annual fire safety poster contest was sponsored by the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Nevada Department of Education, Fire Prevention Association of Nevada, statewide local fire... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Crews en route to report of wreck on I-20, north of TylerThe Texas Department of Public Safety is en route to reports of a wreck on I-20
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
The Texas Department of Public Safety is en route to reports of a wreck on I-20. According to DPS, they are heading to the scene of a reported vehicle wreck along I-20 north of Tyler. We will continue to update as details become available... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Regional report highlights drug abuse problem in Abilenecollected data from multiple agencies and non-profit organizations all year. T
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
collected data from multiple agencies and non-profit organizations all year. The report featured data from the Texas Department of Public Safety which showed an increased number of methamphetamine and marijuana seizures over the past three... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Kalamazoo Police say semi-automatic gun pointed at store clerk during robberySurveillance shot provided by Kalamazoo D.P.S. KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazo
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
Surveillance shot provided by Kalamazoo D.P.S. KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says a bandit made off with cigarettes and cash after holding up a Circle-K convenience store Friday morning. It happened around 4 a.m. at... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Police ID suspect in North Texas city hall shootingman suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall wi
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
man suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall with a rifle. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said Bobby Darryl Chamberlain of Josephine remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Police ID suspect in North Texas city hall shootingman suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall wi
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
man suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall with a rifle. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said Bobby Darryl Chamberlain of Josephine remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Police ID suspect in North Texas city hall shootingman suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall wi
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
man suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall with a rifle. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said Bobby Darryl Chamberlain of Josephine remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Police ID suspect in North Texas city hall shootingman suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall wi
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
man suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall with a rifle. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said Bobby Darryl Chamberlain of Josephine remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
70,000 Puerto Ricans told to flee failing dama.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection wi
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
a.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Héctor M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential... Read more
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The News & Observer
She killed her husband, was sentenced to life and goes out to lunchit was fast food that they were eating. I heard it was a nice, sit-down place.”
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
it was fast food that they were eating. I heard it was a nice, sit-down place.” Jerry Higgins, a spokesman at the state Department of Public Safety, said Stager, indeed, has the freedom to be out and about as long as she is accompanied by a... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Police ID suspect in North Texas city hall shootingman suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall wi
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
man suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall with a rifle. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said Bobby Darryl Chamberlain of Josephine remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Police ID suspect in North Texas city hall shootingman suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall wi
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
man suspected of confronting officers at a tiny North Texas town's city hall with a rifle. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said Bobby Darryl Chamberlain of Josephine remains hospitalized with non-life-threatening... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Tax relief proposed for hurricane victimsa.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection wi
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
a.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Héctor M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Texas teens to be trained next year on police interactionsboth citizens and cops, laws on questioning and detention by police and how to
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
both citizens and cops, laws on questioning and detention by police and how to file a complaint or compliment. The Texas Department of Public Safety already established suggested actions during traffic stops in its latest version of the Texas... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Timeline for Puerto Rico regaining power uncleara.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection wi
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
a.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Héctor M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Body found under dock in Unalaskamissing in the afternoon of the previous day by his employer, according to poli
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted yesterday
missing in the afternoon of the previous day by his employer, according to police. "It is the practice of the Unalaska Department of Public Safety to treat all unattended deaths as suspicious and Mr. Towarak's remains will be sent to the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Runnels County man charged with murder, accused of dumping body58-year-old Antonio Hernandez Romo’s body a “short distance” north of Miles off
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
58-year-old Antonio Hernandez Romo’s body a “short distance” north of Miles off of FM 2333, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. “Motive and details of the case are under investigation,” DPS spokesman Frederick Biddle said... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Teens in Texas may be trained how to interact with police"serve as a base foundation for the educational curriculum that will be develop
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
"serve as a base foundation for the educational curriculum that will be developed as a result of Senate Bill 30," a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson said in a prepared statement. The suggested courses' curriculum is still being... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
New aerial photos show Puerto Rico devastation; at least 6 dead in Hurricane Maria aftermathother reports of fatalities that have transpired by unofficial means but we can
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
other reports of fatalities that have transpired by unofficial means but we cannot confirm them," said the secretary of the department of public safety, Héctor M. Pesquera. In an indication of the ongoing danger here, the National Weather Service... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Dam fails in Puerto Rico, prompting evacuationsa nearby dam was failing. The death toll in Puerto Rico stood at six but was l
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
a nearby dam was failing. The death toll in Puerto Rico stood at six but was likely to rise. Héctor M. Pesquera of the Department of Public Safety said the casualties occurred in the municipalities of Utuado, Toa Baja, and Bayamón. "At the... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
2 Puerto Rican towns evacuated as dam failsa.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection wi
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
a.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Héctor M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Maria moving away from Turks and Caicos Islandsa.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection wi
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
a.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Héctor M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Mariato the other," she said. The death toll in Puerto Rico stood at six but was li
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
to the other," she said. The death toll in Puerto Rico stood at six but was likely to rise. Héctor M. Pesquera of the Department of Public Safety said the casualties occurred in the municipalities of Utuado, Toa Baja, and Bayamón. "At the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Mariato the other," she said. The death toll in Puerto Rico stood at six but was li
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
to the other," she said. The death toll in Puerto Rico stood at six but was likely to rise. Héctor M. Pesquera of the Department of Public Safety said the casualties occurred in the municipalities of Utuado, Toa Baja, and Bayamón. "At the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Governor Cooper visits Livingstone College and talks with WBTV about opioid crisisAlert canceled for endangered Statesville womanSilver Alert canceled for endang
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Alert canceled for endangered Statesville womanSilver Alert canceled for endangered Statesville woman Sabra (Source: NC Department of Public Safety) The North Carolina Department of Public Safety canceled a Silver Alert for Deborah Annette... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Silver Alert canceled for endangered Statesville womanA Silver Alert was canceled for a Statesville woman Friday who has been missing
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
A Silver Alert was canceled for a Statesville woman Friday who has been missing since June. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety canceled a Silver Alert for Deborah Annette Sabra, 56, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Texas teens to be trained next year on police interactionsboth citizens and cops, laws on questioning and detention by police and how to
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
both citizens and cops, laws on questioning and detention by police and how to file a complaint or compliment. The Texas Department of Public Safety already established suggested actionsduring traffic stops in its latest version of the Texas... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Search for Trinity man who kidnapped 3 women at knife point turned up pot plantsA Texas Department of Public Safety trooper arrested a 48-year-old man on outst
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper arrested a 48-year-old man on outstanding felony warrants for aggravated kidnapping and possession of marijuana Tuesday in connection to allegations that he kidnapped three women at knife point on April... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
City issues traffic alert ahead of ASU Game DayThe Montgomery Department of Public Safety has issued a traffic alert for motor
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted yesterday
The Montgomery Department of Public Safety has issued a traffic alert for motorists traveling around Alabama State University on game days. According to officials, for all ASU home games, Carter Hill road from South Decatur street to Felder Avenue... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
PHOTOS: Drone shows damage from Hurricane Maria in Puerto RicoPuerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hur
KTIV Sioux City / Posted yesterday
Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Hector M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential fatalities" but have not... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
NY governor flies to Puerto Rico to see damagea.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection wi
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
a.m. Puerto Rican officials say at least six people have died in connection with Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety Secretary Héctor M. Pesquera said Friday that authorities were aware of "other potential... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ag Commissioner Sid Miller’s agency collected millions more in fees than is spent, audit saysmade an appeal for budget flexibility to Gov. Greg Abbott in a letter hand-deli
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
made an appeal for budget flexibility to Gov. Greg Abbott in a letter hand-delivered last week when both were at the Texas Department of Public Safety in Harvey’s wake. In the letter, Miller asked that the governor allow the Department of... Read more
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