The Month of June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

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This year, the month of June has been designated as Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. When people think of being healthy, generally we think of our external physical health. However, officials with the Alzheimer’s Association want to remind everyone that mental health is just as important. Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month began to bring attention…

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National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

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Each year, the month of June is designated as National Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. This awareness month began as a way to educate communities about PTSD and provide support and resources to those individuals living with this condition. PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that can occur following the experience or witnessing of a…

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Hurricane Season Begins

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In this week’s article I would like to remind everyone of the importance of being prepared for the upcoming storm and hurricane season. When storms and hurricanes make landfall, they can affect the lives of thousands of Texans along the coast and across the state. As storm and hurricane season continues, being prepared, being aware…

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Sale Tax Holidays for Water-Efficient and Energy Star Products

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This week I would like to remind families that they can save on the purchases of certain water and energy efficient products. This year’s sales tax holiday will begin on Saturday, May 29th thorough Monday, May 31st. The holiday was created by the Texas Legislature six years ago to help Texans update outdated water systems…

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The End of 87th Regular Session Draws Near: Final Deadlines are Upon Us

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The month of May marks the final stage of the 87th Regular Legislative Session. Every odd-numbered year, the Texas Legislature meets for 140 days to hear, review, and potentially pass various pieces of legislation. This year, the 87th Legislative Session began on January 12th, which puts the final day of session on May 31st this…

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