local governments

Victoria Electric Cooperative calls for grant submissions

Here is how you can apply for the grant

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Electric Cooperative, Inc. is now calling for grant submissions for the Community Development Program. It will begin considering and awarding local governments and non-profit groups that submitted their application by April 1, 2022. Applicants must be…

Victoria County awarded 2nd Transparency Star by Texas Comptroller

Victoria County received award for 'exemplary efforts in creating financial transparency around public debt'

VICTORIA COUNTY - Victoria County received a second Transparency Star Award from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. The county received the award "for exemplary efforts in creating financial transparency around public debt." In 2021, this is the second award that Victoria…

New York state bans most flavors of e-cigarettes

New York state health officials voted Tuesday to carry out Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive action to ban sales of most flavored e-cigarettes. This ban would stand for 90 days as a piece of emergency legislation. It would need to be renewed to continue.

Why #GreenShirtGuy couldn't stop laughing

Legendary humor columnist and fart joke maker Dave Barry once defined humor as "a measurement of the extent to which we realize that we are trapped in a world almost totally devoid of reason. Laughter is how we express the anxiety we feel at this knowledge."

Mayor calls off LGBTQ flag-raising just minutes before event

The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, it's a political movement.