In the wake of the ongoing legal battle that has suspended President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, workers and labor leaders have gathered in Miami over the weekend to build immigrant worker power by mobilizing workers to apply and fight for deferred action. At an event today, workers and labor leaders sent a strong message… Keep reading →


The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and Texas NICUSA, LLC (NIC) are proud to announce a transformative state government portal experience with the launch of the new, one-page Texas.gov. As the state’s official website, the goal of Texas.gov has always been to provide citizens with simple, secure, and immediate access to government information and… Keep reading →

Texas NICUSA, the private partner that operates Texas.gov (www.texas.gov) on behalf of the state, is pioneering efforts among eGovernment integrators by implementing DevOps and Agile software development methodologies into its day-to-day operations. In a recent release of an O’Reilly Media, Inc. eBook titled “DevOps in Practice,” author J. Paul Reed highlights Texas.gov in a case… Keep reading →

The City of Helotes, Texas, has partnered with Texas.gov to make several key municipal services available online. Designed with convenience and security in mind, the city is proud to offer its residents and business owners the following online options: Food Permit – This permit is required for business owners with a permanent food establishment. The… Keep reading →

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is pleased to announce the launch of a new, mobile-first design for Texas.gov, the State’s official website. This mobile-first approach offers users a seamless experience across a wide range of Internet-enabled devices – from mobile phones and tablets to traditional desktop or laptop computers. When Texas.gov is viewed… Keep reading →

Never a line, never a wait – Texas.gov/Driver puts you first. The theme of the new Texas.gov advertising campaign uses a light-hearted approach to illustrate how every Texan can feel like a VIP when they take care of their driving business online. In fact, millions of Texans already trust the official state website that puts… Keep reading →

Florida Reps. Matt Gaetz and Jose Felix Diaz today said Major League Baseball (MLB) facilities in the state should receive no new tax incentives unless League rules treat Cuban ball players fairly and equitably. The bold move by Gaetz and Diaz calls on MLB to repeal an outmoded policy that unfairly places additional barriers to the… Keep reading →

The Texas Legislature, Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), and Texas.gov just made it easier for Texans to renew their vehicle registration. As of January 1, 2014, all 254 Texas counties offer the option for online renewals – a simple, secure way to keep your vehicle registration current. All you need to get started is… Keep reading →

With kindergarten roundup approaching, Texas.gov is reminding all parents of incoming kindergartners that you can order your child’s certified birth certificate online via the Texas.gov Vital Records Application. This official service, offered in conjunction with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), offers easy-to-follow instructions in English or Spanish for a highly secure, convenient… Keep reading →