Alex Trebek has been a part of our television viewing for many years. Some grew up watching Alex with dark hair and snazzy clothes back in the early 70s on Concentration. I didn’t. I didn’t see the old Concentration shows until recently when I started watching old game shows. On the old shows, I seem to be able to keep up with the action, know some of the answers, and generally come off as a more intelligent person.
The 87th session of the Texas Legislature opened Tuesday with COVID-19 encompassing every aspect of what the lawmakers do, according to new House Speaker Dade Phelan.
Since the runoff election in July, I have spent much time traveling across the district to meet with constituents, business and community leaders, and elected officials. A number of trips to Austin have been made to meet with my new staff, attend freshman Legislative orientation, and become familiarized with the Capitol complex.
Texas gas prices have risen 6.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.00/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 stations. Gas prices in Texas are 15.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 27.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
Applications are now available for the 2021 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship Contest. This contest recognizes Texas high school seniors who are taking an active role in litter prevention in their school or community.