Bill Targeting Those Who Lie On Firearm Purchase Applications Heads To Texas GovernorIt's already a federal crime to lie on an application to buy a firearm, but the state is now increasing its own penalties.
Fewer Students Applying For Federal College Aid After Access To Resources Cut Off During PandemicWhen school buildings suddenly closed in the spring the number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged soon after.
Gov. Abbott Provides Clemency Application For Survivors Of Human Trafficking, Domestic AbuseGov. Abbott's office said the new application was established because human trafficking and domestic violence often lead victims down a path of offenses that entraps them in a cycle of crime.
An "Unprecedented Surge" In Dallas Police ApplicationsDays after five police officers were shot and killed, DPD Chief David Brown encouraged demonstrators to "put an application in." Today the department confirmed hoards of people are responding to the call.
Jobs Report: Know The Facts About Employee Background ChecksEmployee Background Checks are getting more sophisticated these days. You should know, companies are doing more than calling to verify your work history.
Report: UT President OK'd Applicants Over ObjectionsThe investigation into influence peddling in admissions at the University of Texas System's flagship campus found applicants approved by outgoing President Bill Powers typically were recommended by state lawmakers, university donors, alumni and at times by regents themselves.
Safe Room Rebate Program Closed After Less Than 5 Hours It was a touted as program to help some North Texas residents foot the bill for storm shelters and safe rooms, but few people knew how few reservations were available and apparently even fewer predicted how quickly the spots would be snapped up.
Fort Worth Small Business Administration Hiring Loan OfficersThe insurance claims from Superstorm Sandy are pouring in and so are the loan requests. The U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Disaster Assistance in Fort Worth is looking to hire more than 100 loan officers.
Program Offers Opportunity For Deferred Deportation StatusStarting August 15, illegal immigrants that were brought to the United States as children can apply to temporarily live and work in the country legally.
Plano Mom Creates App To Help With Son's AutismLike any Mom, Karen Carmeli is full of pride when she talks about her son, 9-year-old Yair. "He was a great baby... always happy. He was such a joy, and still is." Yair is also autistic.