Texas News Updates

Texas Minutes update

On May 23, 1871, the Texas Legislature established the Texas Bureau of Immigration to encourage people from other states and Europe to move to the Lone Star State. The bureau was shut down with adoption…

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The Texas Minute update

On May 22, 1455, the first battle in England’s War of the Roses was fought. The war – fought between the white-rose House of York and the red-rose House of Lancaster – would last 30 years. (Spoiler: the…


The Texas Minutes News Update

On May 16, 1888, the Texas Capitol was officially dedicated. More than 20,000 people were on hand for the celebration in which State Sen. Temple Houston, the youngest son of Texas legend Sam Houston, accepted…


Texas Minute update – Happy Law Day

Happy Law Day! On May 1, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed  May 1 as “law Day,” followed three years later by a congressional resolution describing it as a “celebration by the American people in appreciation of…