Topical files concern consular matters, inmate correspondence, executive clemency requests, Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) correspondence, ethics, Attorney General correspondence (includes files on claims and child support), and personnel correspondence (generally letters of resignation, letters of appointment, or applications for jobs/internships).
The constituent correspondence covers a wide variety of issues, usually involving legal issues or a request handled by the General Counsel's office, such as requests for pardons, emergency medical reprieves for inmates, or paroles.
The festival encourages playwrights to push the boundaries of convention and explore our most basic instincts by producing something new and provocative.
Selected from almost one hundred submissions, the 15 finalists are from all over the country including: Texas, Virginia, Massachusetts, Illinois and New York.
He challenged the incumbent governor, Democrat Ann Richards, running on promises to improve public education and to reform the juvenile justice system, welfare, and the state's tort laws -- the system under which an injured person may sue for damages.
During the 74th Legislature in 1995, he worked with the Democrats who controlled both houses of the Texas legislature and managed to get bills passed that dealt with the four issues he had emphasized in his campaign.
The governor of Texas is the chief executive officer of the state, elected by the citizens every four years.
The third floor windows are steaming up at The Players Theatre on Mac Dougal Street as they prepare to present the seventh annual Short Play Festival - Sex!
There is nothing like a spicy play to chase away those winter blues and these 15 playwrights have created the forbidden cure.
In 1972, the term of office was extended from two to four years, effective in 1975.
Since 1856 the governor has had the use of the Governor's Mansion.