Secretary Hughs Encourages Texans To Vote Early And Make Preparations To Cast A Ballot In The May 1st, Election

AUSTIN - Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs today encouraged all eligible Texas voters to take advantage of the early voting period ahead of the May 1st election, which begins on Monday, April 19th and ends on Tuesday, April 27th. Voters across the state will have the opportunity to cast ballots in county, local, and political subdivision elections, including those for mayor, city council, school board, municipal utility districts, and other local entities.

My five cents… A weekly column from Sen. Robert Nichols

This week the Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 5, a bill I authored that would address
broadband access across the state. I appreciate the support of my colleagues and the leadership
from the House author Rep. Trent Ashby.
Here are five things happening around your state:
1. Texas Department of Transportation offering Project Celebration grants
The Texas Department of Transportation is offering $750 mini-grants to high schools for