SNAP Benefits in Texas Gets An Emergency Extension

Many Texas families have been hanging on by a thread through the pandemic, and more than ever, families and individuals have relied...

State Parks Set to Resume Limited Overnight Camping

Limited overnight camping at Texas state parks will resume beginning May 18. Some existing reservations will be honored, but...

Mortgage Rates Are At an All-Time Low. But Can You Get One?

If you’re thinking about buying a house or refinancing your mortgage, now is the time. But can you get a mortgage loan? 

Gov. Greg Abbott to Allow Texas Hair Salons and Pools to Reopen Friday and...

Gov. Greg Abbott will allow hair salons and pools in Texas to reopen Friday and gyms on May 18, moving more quickly than expected...

Texas Teachers Union Demands Increased Safety Measures for Summer School

School districts across the state have a tough decision to make. Should they hold in-person summer school or continue with online instruction?

Houston and Harris County Issue Stay-at-Home Order

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced a stay-at-home order for Houston and Harris County on Tuesday morning during a press conference. 

Gov. Abbott’s COVID-19 Approval Rating Almost Worst in Nation

In comparison to his counterparts in other states, Gov. Greg Abbott is getting poor marks for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Masks Become Political Symbols in Texas

Nothing shows our political differences in the Lone Star State more than the current disagreement over wearing masks. Some see wearing masks...

Under Recession Threat, Should Texas Pause its Transportation Plans?

With a possible recession on the horizon, the Texas House and Senate Transportation chairmen have requested that TxDOT halt the adoption of...

Abbott Urges Texans’ Cooperation to Prevent Virus Deaths

Gov. Greg Abbott covered a lot of ground in his virtual town hall meeting Thursday night, but he had an overarching message...

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