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Daily Bible Verse

John 16:33 NIV “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” Read all of John 16 NIV

COMMISSIONER MILLER CONCERNED FUNDING DISPUTE AT RACING COMMISSION PUTS TEXAS EQUINE INDUSTRY AT RISK

AUSTIN – Attending the American Quarter Horse Association World Show, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today urged members of the state’s Legislative Budget Board (LBB) to restore funding to the Texas Racing Commission (TRC). Withholding funding from TRC puts Texas’ $3 billion equine industry at further risk and would irreparably damage Texas’ already-fragile horse industry with the closure of Texas’ existing race tracks.

New Laws Take Effect Sept. 1

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today highlighted notable traffic and driver license laws that go into effect on Sept. 1, 2015 (unless otherwise indicated).

Reward Increased to $10,000 for Most Wanted Fugitive

AUSTIN – The reward for Roy Edward Arevalo Jr., 19, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September. Arevalo, who has ties to the Raza Unida gang, is wanted for engaging in organized criminal activity. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

Laredo Tax Return Preparer Indicted

LAREDO, Texas – The owner of Premier Fastax in Laredo and Rio Bravo has been taken into custody on charges of tax fraud, announced U.S. Kenneth Magidson along with Special Agent in Charge Rick Goss of Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI). Maria Elena Ramirez is charged in a 23-count indictment alleging she assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, filed false tax returns and obstructing the Internal Revenue Code.

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Twitter, Facebook Friends & Facebook Likes Monthly Report

732 NEW Facebook FRIENDS, LIKES and Twitter FOLLOWERS/FOLLOWING last month.

Daily Bible Verse

John 8:31-32 NIV To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Read all of John 8 NIV

DPS Releases 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide an extensive overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.

Border Patrol agents seize close to 1,000 pounds of marijuana

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents seized more than $720,000 worth of marijuana in several seizures over the past weekend and early Monday morning.

Mexican Man Gets Max for Delivering Grenades to Undercover Agents

McALLEN, Texas – Mario Alberto Garcia-Balderas, 45, of Mexico, has been ordered to prison following his convictions related to unlawful possession of firearms, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Daily Bible Verse

John 8:31-32 NIV To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Read all of John 8 NIV

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