Gov. Abbott Says Texas has Ample Hospital Capacity for COVID-19

With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations setting new records almost daily, Gov. Greg Abbott tried Tuesday to allay growing concerns that the situation...

State Announces New Guidelines for Child Care Centers

To protect children in day care and the public, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission released new emergency rules Thursday. 

Some Texas Schoolchildren Checked Out of Classwork During the Pandemic

More than 11% of Texas students didn’t complete assignments or respond to their teachers when contacted during the spring semester when schools...

Free COVID-19 Testing Begins in Houston

Nearly three weeks after the new coronavirus was first found to be spreading in Texas, testing has remained distressingly limited.

Pollution in Cities, Some Texas Counties May Put People at Higher Virus Risk

Senior citizens and people of every age who have serious medical problems such as compromised immune systems, heart conditions, lung conditions and...

Free Movies! SXSW Makes Deal to Stream 2020 Fest Films

The South by Southwest Film Festival would have drawn thousands to watch movies in Austin, but all the SXSW events were canceled...

Texas Dems Win First Round in Case to Expand Voting by Mail

Texas State District Court Judge Tim Sulak on Wednesday said he would grant a temporary injunction allowing for the expansion of voting...

Two Texas Meat Packing Plants Have Coronavirus Outbreaks

The steak stakes are high in Texas. Initial impacts of the novel coronavirus on Texas’ meat industry had been...

Texas Universities Tighten Budgets, Plan for Fall Classes

As of right now, Texas universities are planning on being open for the fall semester. However, they will be dealing with budget...

COVID-19 is Changing Political Campaigning in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only stymied marriage plans, canceled Astros and Rangers games and placed the economy on a shelf but...

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