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While many Americans are sheltering at home to help “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of coronavirus disease (also called COVID-19), they might be tempted to buy or use questionable products that claim to help diagnose, treat, cure, and even prevent COVID-19.

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On January 26th, 2020, deputies received a complaint in reference to allegations of murder for hire.  Deputies took the initial report and Detectives were assigned the case for further investigation.  During their investigation, detectives developed Curtis Dean Lacombe, Jr., 29, as a suspect…

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​One of the most pressing issues facing the 86th Legislature is dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and working to prepare for future storms.

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​One of the things I have mentioned in the past is the work that I have done over the last year as the Vice Chairman of the Sunset Advisory Commission.  I want to use this week’s Capitol Update to tell you a little bit more about the Sunset process.

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The fourth week of session has been a busy one as Senate Finance continues to meet every day to hear from every agency in the State. This week we have heard from agencies such as the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, Texas Supreme Court, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Texas Depa…

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Orange County Emergency Management is monitoring flood levels, and says Sabine River Authority is maintaining 11 gates open at 4 feet, this is causing moderate flooding in low lying areas. The Toledo Bend Lake level is maintaining due to run off from the Northern Basins and the releases will…