UT-Austin Students Create Social Network For Seniors and Younger Adults

It’s easy to feel alone during this time of isolation and social distancing. Loneliness during the pandemic inspired UT-Austin students to create a new...

Harris County Judge Hidalgo Offers Voluntary Roadmap to Reopening Schools

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Wednesday offered voluntary guidance for schools to resume in-person teaching.  “We’ve made clear it’s not safe, and it won’t...

Today is the Last Day to Enroll for Food Aid to Make Up for...

Families with children who qualified for reduced-cost lunches at school have until the end of today to enroll for the Pandemic EBT Program. Gov. Greg...

Student Athletes Get COVID-19 Tests Three Times a Week, While Experts Say Testing for...

Athletics officials at Texas universities spent months planning for a fall football season during a pandemic. As conferences deliberated how teams could safely compete...
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Texas Man Accused of Over $24 Million in COVID-19 Relief Fraud

A Texan is facing fraud charges for allegedly filing bogus applications for $24.8 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans, according to the U.S....

Court Reverses El Paso Shutdown Order

The 8th Court of Appeals has halted El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego’s stay-at-home order.  “While I am extremely disappointed in the ruling, I will...

Texas State Capitol Grounds Reopened after 6 months of Closed Doors

In a recent press release, the State Preservation Board announced that The Capitol Grounds were now open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m....

Will the Legislature Use the Federal Stimulus to Help Children, or to Plug Holes...

Last week President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 which provides $1.9 trillion in federal stimulus money to...

Half of Eligible Texans Have Received COVID-19 Vaccine

As of Monday, Texas has reached the record of 50 percent of the eligible population – people ages 12 and up – in its...

COVID-19 Vaccine Developed in Houston Could Help Developing Countries

New Houston-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate could be an option for low-income countries. While the COVID-19 vaccine supply has exceeded its demand in the US, nations...
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