For half a century, Grayson College has been a starting point for thousands of area students who are investing in their futures. It has helped students dip their feet into the basics of a bachelor’s degree as they decide their career path and has provided job skills and career training for those who are anxious to move into the workforce.
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Larry Phillips doesn’t necessarily want to kill the Legislature’s periodic examinations of state agencies, but he would like to give the government’s reviewers a taste of their own medicine.
Interim charges are the issues that the Speaker asks committees to study during the time between regular legislative sessions in order to make recommendations for legislation for the following legislative session. This week I will discuss the interim charges recently issued to the House Committee on Insurance, which oversees the Texas Department of Insurance, Worker’s Compensation, the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA), and the regulation of property and health insurance industries in Texas.
Of all the joys my newborn son has brought into my life, my favorite thing has become getting to pick out his outfits and dress him up. However, at first, the idea was a stressful one for me.
I started to wonder why Jesus chose me, / So heavy this burden to bear, / And then I remember the price that HE paid, / And know that HE really does care.
The other day / on the freeway / I saw a sign.
He walks like a shadow through my mind / Taking me back to another time / Back to the day he was born, / Such a beautiful Sunday morn.
Black is my skin, my soul / is a rainbow that / radiates from within, my / spirit is a riot / of hues painted with a brush dipped in my soul’s pallet.
I’m “Just a Teacher” / when asked my profession / Giving daily doses of / reading, writing, and arithmetic lessons.
In 2009, the legislature passed House Bill 3452, which created the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. This program is designed to encourage students to participate in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps programs at colleges. A student must meet specific eligibility criteria in order to receive an initial scholarship award, and must enter into a four-year commitment as a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air Force National Guard, or as a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States.