Texas Agriculture Commissioner
Jim Hogan and Kinky Friedman will face each other in a Democratic runoff for Texas agriculture commissioner. The two men received the most votes, but neither got more than 50 percent in the three-way race with Hugh Fitzsimmons.
Humorist and erstwhile politician Kinky Friedman says he’s going to run for Texas agriculture commissioner as a Democrat.
Texans still recovering from the devastating 2011 drought have an online tool for information on water supplies and disaster assistance.
The Texas drought is having a big impact on the people who grow the food we eat. Crop losses across the state have not only hurt farmers but also had a negative ripple effect far beyond the farm.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has Nolan Ryan in his bullpen as he announces he’s forming an exploratory committee for a run for lieutenant governor in 2014.