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Nov 26 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's administration proposed a slew of changes on Friday to the federal oil and gas leasing program including hiking royalty rates drillers must pay on their production and limiting areas that can be developed in order to protect wildlife and cultural zones. The recommendations in the report,...

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Texas Rent Relief Program Closing Application Portal on Friday

Late Wednesday, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) announced they...

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments For Texas Abortion Law Cases

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments by the Justice Department and Texas...

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Elections

O’Rourke Wants To Create Jobs In Renewable Energy That ‘Do Not Replace, But Add To’ The Oil And Gas Industry

Beto O’Rourke has only been officially a candidate for Texas governor for four...

State Sen. John Whitmire to Run for Houston Mayor in 2023

State Sen. John Whitmire, D-Houston, announced last Wednesday that he intends to run...

After Dedicating Half His Life To Public Service, Joe Deshotel Announces His Retirement

State Rep. Joe Deshotel, D-Beaumont, one of the longest-serving representatives in the Texas...

Campaign Finance

Latest Texas Campaign Finance Reports Reveal State of Play for Statewide Races

New campaign finance reports released last week by Texas legislators, elected statewide officials...

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Senator Cruz’s Campaign Finance Challenge

Sept 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear...

Bail Bond Bill Becomes Law After Heavy Donations From the Industry to Patrick

A controversial bail bond bill was signed by Governor Greg Abbott in Houston...

Texas Supreme Court Changes their Mind after a $250k Donation from Apache Corp

After a long legal battle against Apache Corp, which was apparently going to...

July Finance Reports Show First Glimpse of Statewide GOP Primary Challenges

New campaign finance reports released this week by elected officials and candidates for...

Education

Are Conservatives Running School Board Candidates in Preparation for Future Elections?

Recent school board elections across the country saw a slate of conservative candidates...

Extremist School Board Candidates Quietly Running to Push HISD Far to the Right

“If masks work, wouldn’t everyone choose to wear them?” The...

Explaining Critical Race Theory

The term “critical race theory” has become both a new boogeyman on the...

Healthcare

U.S. Census Bureau Released New Data Revealing that Uninsured Rates Grew Under Trump

On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data on income, poverty, and...

Healthcare Access for New Moms will Have to Face Managed Care

The battle for Medicaid expansion in Texas has allegedly reached a milestone for...

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‘A Real Man Would Be Defending His Wife’: Cheney Throws Ted Cruz Off His...

In television appearances earlier this week Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo) took shots at each other, holding former President Trump accountable for ‘breaking’ them.  Cruz...

Rating Agencies Say Biden’s Spending Plans Will Not Add To Inflationary Pressure

Nov 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's infrastructure and social spending legislation will not add to inflationary pressures in the U.S. economy, economists and analysts in leading rating agencies told Reuters...

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