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Media Advisory: Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Will Be Sworn-In For 2nd Term At Pharr International Bridge To Highlight Texas Border
Wednesday, January 09, 2019, AUSTIN — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has announced he will be sworn-in for his second term in office this Monday, Jan. 14. The ceremony will take place in Pharr, Texas at the Pharr International Bridge along the Texas-Mexico border. Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman will conduct the oath of office. Commissioner Miller will be joined by dignitaries and elected officials, as well as officials from the neighboring Mexican state of Tamaulipas, including Governor Francisco Javier Cabeza de Vaca. The swearing-in will be streamed on Facebook Live.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Statement Regarding New EPA Policy On Waters Of The U.S (WOTUS).
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, AUSTIN - Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller provided this statement on the signing of new Waters of the U.S. rules at EPA today
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Calls On Congress To Lift Federal Restrictions On Industrial Hemp Production
Thursday, December 06, 2018, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today called on Congress to lift the almost century-old federal ban on hemp production in the United States. The provision is included in the new 2018 Farm Bill before Congress. Hemp is the non-narcotic cousin of marijuana and the source of a sturdy fiber and CBD oil, a substance widely used for therapeutic purposes such as treating medical conditions like seizures.
Texas Department of Agriculture Releases First GO TEXAN® Christmas Gift Guide
Friday, November 30, 2018, AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller proudly released the first GO TEXAN® Holiday Gift Guide to help Texans go local and GO TEXAN® this holiday season. The electronic publication is available for free to subscribers of the monthly GO TEXAN® ezine and on the GO TEXAN® website. It highlights hand-crafted specialty items ranging from food and beverages to health and beauty from more than 80 GO TEXAN® member companies.