State Lawmakers Call for More COVID-19 Funds for Texas Schools

Sixty-four members of the Texas House of Representatives have signed a letter calling on Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath to increase the...

Online, Classroom or Both on Tap at UT for the Fall

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has approved more changes for the system’s eight UT academic institutions to offer in-person,...

Texas Medical Association Urges GOP to Cancel State Convention

The Texas Medical Association has asked Republicans to cancel their in-person convention scheduled for July 16-18 at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention...

As COVID-19 Rages, White Collar Workers Stay Home While Rest of Workforce Cannot

As the Texas economy began re-opening from the pandemic shutdowns, some employers were reluctant to bring employees working at home back to...

TWC Will Delay Work Search Requirement For Unemployed Texans

The Texas Workforce Commission has delayed reinstating the work search requirement for Texans receiving unemployment benefits.  The TWC made...

Texas Teachers Consider Retirement Over Teaching During a Pandemic

Texas teachers can expect to spend some time in classrooms in the upcoming school year, but much about the school year is...

Gov. Abbott Expands Hospital Capacity for COVID-19 Patients in Rio Grande Valley

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday suspended elective surgeries at hospitals in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces and Webb counties to help ensure hospital bed...

Calls Grow for More Stay-Home Orders in Texas

Government leaders in the state’s major metropolitan areas are appealing to Gov. Greg Abbott to allow them to issue new mandatory stay-home...

Want a Coronavirus Test in Texas? You May Have to Wait for Hours in...

By 8 a.m. Friday, the line of cars waiting at an Austin coronavirus test site snaked out of the parking lot and...

State Extends Food Assistance Deadline for Families Affected By COVID-19 School Closures

Families who relied on the free school lunch program have another month to obtain assistance. The new deadline for applying for the...

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