Harvey Recovery Czar Faces Limits To 'Future-Proofing' TexasThe man tasked with overseeing Texas' Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts sees his job as "future-proofing" before the next disaster, but he isn't empowered on his own to reshape flood-prone Houston or the state's vulnerable coastline, which has been walloped by three major hurricanes since 2006.
Governor Launches Commission To Rebuild TexasThe Governor's Commission to Rebuild Texas will oversee the rebuilding of Texas schools, roads, bridges and government buildings hit hard by Hurricane Harvey.
Veteran Texas Democrat To Head Harvey Rebuilding EffortJohn Sharp is chancellor of Texas A&M University and doesn't plan to leave that job while heading the new Governor's Commission to Rebuild Texas.
Texas A&M University System Chancellor Gets 5-year ExtensionThe extension increases his annual base salary to $900,000.
Texas A&M Makes Millions By Outsourcing ServicesTexas A&M University has already received $40 million by outsourcing 1,000 food and other service jobs to Compass Group USA, Inc. and could save millions more over the contract's 10-year life.
Ex-Perry Advisor Pulls Pocketknife As A&M Fires HimA longtime advisor to Gov. Rick Perry says he was joking when he pulled out a pocketknife while being told he was fired as deputy chancellor of the Texas A&M University System.