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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Rolando Pablos of El Paso to succeed Secretary of State Carlos Cascos, effective Jan. 5.  Pablos has served as chair of the Texas Racing Commission, the … more
My brother just the other day posted something on his Facebook account that brought pretty much the whole family to tears. No, not an obituary, or a sad little poem about kittens; it was … more
AUSTIN — Texans who rely on Planned Parenthood as a medical care provider won’t have to seek those services elsewhere, pending an upcoming trial. In the lawsuit titled Planned Parenthood et … more
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott is calling for immediate action to ensure the safety of Texas’ junior college campuses following a Feb. 14 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, … more
This is part two in a four-part series of editorials regarding the Legislative Priorities adopted by Sealy ISD Board of Trustees in November 2016. Just as with a household budget, school districts … more
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Dec. 4 announced his selection of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as the lead agency for Texas’ participation in the Environmental Mitigation Trust. … more
To the editor: Before the May 6 elections, well-crafted misrepresentations were spread via gossip, social media and other means in attempts to sway public opinion. It’s important that citizens … more
AUSTIN — Not a single bill had been agreed to by the state House and Senate as of July 28, exactly 10 days into the 30-day special session of the Texas Legislature. Lawmakers have a tall order … more
AUSTIN – The Texas House on Aug. 1 approved House Bill 20, legislation appropriating $212.7 million from the “rainy day” reserve fund to help defray rising healthcare costs for retired school … more
Dear Sealy News: On behalf of Memorial Hermann, thank you for Sealy Publications’ gift of $2,698, raised by the annual Bras for a Cause event, in support of Memorial Hermann Katy … more
Last year was my first year in Sealy, and I had the privilege of attending the phenomenon that is Sealybration. Put on by the Sealy Community Foundation, the event includes vendors, live music, a … more
With three growing kids (and a fourth who entered the world last week), I have often found myself sitting with the “fans” at some event my child is participating in. And while in my work, I’m … more
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott gave legislators 20 must-pass items, but the lawmakers delivered only 12 bills to his desk during the first called session of the 85th Texas Legislature. Both the House … more
As southern Texans, we spend most of our winters looking longingly at the Facebook posts of family and friends in a picture-perfect winter wonderland. We sit in our air-conditioned homes wishing for … more
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. It’s a cliché line that would cause most college professors to bump this story down a few letter grades but it is simply the perfect way to describe … more
AUSTIN — Three bills reached Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk last week, with the 30-day special session of the Texas Legislature set to expire Aug. 16.   Abbott signed all three into law on Aug. … more
When the Texas Legislature reduces appropriations to school districts, each dollar we pay in higher local school property taxes counts for less. The Texas Commission on Public School Finance … more
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on May 30 joined state and local leaders in Dallas and San Marcos to unveil his School and Firearm Safety Action Plan. The governor’s plan came 12 days after the … more
It was a small thing to get so upset over, but right before pouring my coffee I knocked over the mug and cream went everywhere. You wouldn’t think a tablespoon of creamer could make such a mess, … more
As you sit down to read this, we’re halfway through the month of December, or possibly, if you’re a Sealy News hoarder like my mother, you’re reading this in January 2018, long after the tree … more
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