Posts Tagged: texas

10 Weird Texas Laws

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs one of several Public Safety bills at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, June 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Everything is bigger in Texas, but some stuff is just weirder.  Especially when it comes to some of the stranger laws the state has.  One weird law is that wire cutters… Read more »

It’s Freedom Day Celebrate Juneteenth!!!

Today is Juneteenth – a day celebrating the end of slavery in the United States.  Here’s what you need to know about the nation’s most recent federal holiday. Juneteenth marks the day that Union soldiers arrived to free slaves in Galveston, Texas on June 19th, 1965 – two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation… Read more »

Texas Sales Holiday

Texas Sales Tax Holidays Start Today

Need to get your back-to-school shopping done? This might be the weekend to do it tax-free.  10 states have declared a two-day ‘tax holiday’, ditching sales tax for clothing and school supplies.  The following states kick off the tax holiday on Friday: Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.  Arkansas will… Read more »