Rent Assistance Programs in Texas’ Largest Cities are Running Dry, but Advocates Say Statewide...

The public health and economic crises wrought by the coronavirus have upended the financial lives of more than 1.5 million Texans, leaving...

Texas Court Dismisses Request for Inmate Releases During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused to take up a petition renewing the fight to end Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban...

Rent Relief for Many Texans Ends Soon, and Evictions Can Resume

Relief for many renters is coming to an end on Monday.  The Texas Supreme Court had extended the moratorium...

How is COVID-19 Impacting Texas Homes Sales, Prices?

Location and timing are always important in real estate, but now timing and choices have especially large effects in Texas.  

Texas Eyes Retail Marijuana as Possible Solution to Financial Woes

Texas has been slowly acclimating to the idea of legal marijuana access, but there is some indication that the current financial crisis...

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...

It Will be Different, but Texas is Still Celebrating Independence Day

Many traditional Fourth of July celebrations in Texas have been modified or canceled. Here are some options in Texas' five major cities.  

State Expands COVID-19 Testing Beyond Nursing Homes

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is expanding COVID-19 testing to all patients, residents and staffers at the 23 state-operated inpatient...

UH Grad Develops App to Help Navigate Store Wait Times During COVID-19

Bars, restaurants, malls, retail shops, movie theaters, beauty salons and gyms are now all allowed to be open in Texas with limited...

Political Fundraising Worrisome During COVID-19

Fundraising is the bread and butter for a political campaign, but how do organizations that support candidates do what they do best...

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