Gov. Rick Perry's "happy warrior" is coming to the rescue again for the state's troubled youth lockups. Jay Kimbrough will serve as special assistant for safety and security at the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.Full Story
Jay Kimbrough has been Gov. Rick Perry's policy point-man for almost every crisis through two Republican administrations.
Over the last two decades, he has overhauled drug task forces, targeted sexual predators and fought corruption at the Texas Commission on Private Security and the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
Most recently, he oversaw the Texas Youth Commission following ...
Today, in one of his first acts as the new Texas A&M University System interim chancellor, Jay Kimbrough discontinued a controversial Teaching Excellence Awards program.Full Story
Since most Texas counties have fireworks bans in effect this July 4 weekend, what better way to celebrate than recalling the legislative fireworks of recent weeks and imagining those still to come on the campaign trail?Full Story
Thanks to the fundraising prowess and strategic guidance of two prominent Texans, a new effort to share the stories of the more than 58,000 Americans — including 3,416 Texans — who died in Vietnam is underway.Full Story