Compassionate Inmate Releases Stopped

A court order has halted the release of inmates from the Harris County lockup. The ruling indicates district court judges, not Harris...

Texas Regulators Vote to Ban Residential Utility Shut-Offs During Pandemic While Buoying Companies

The Texas Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to ban utilities from cutting off power and water services to Texans who have lost...

COVID-19 Causes Historic Spike in Unemployment Claims

The number of Texans filing for unemployment benefits last week totaled 155,657, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. That is 10...

Some Evictions and Foreclosures Are Suspended in Texas

Many Texans who rent their homes and live paycheck-to-paycheck are worried about being evicted. The coronavirus pandemic is highlighting the state of...

Gov. Abbott Declared a State Disaster for All Texas Counties

Today, Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state disaster for all counties in the state of Texas in response to the coronavirus. Texas...

Federal rule dismantles existing safety regulations prior to Port Neches plant explosion

The day before Thanksgiving, residents of Port Neches and four nearby cities were preparing for the holiday when an explosion and subsequent...

Abbott issues disaster declaration for Dallas

Photo via Jennifer S. Gates On Monday, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for 16 Texas counties in...

Texas Flood: Tropical Storm Imelda one week later

Imelda wreaked havoc on the southeast Texas region causing Gov. Greg Abbott to declare a state of emergency for several counties. Now...

Tropical Storm Imelda's flooding turns deadly

Felipe Morales works on getting his truck out of a ditch filled with high water during a rain storm stemming from...

Hurricane Harvey destroyed every apartment in Rockport, Texas. Some residents are still waiting for...

Hurricane Harvey, which caused more than $125 billion in damage, is the most expensive storm in Texas history. It wreaked havoc on nearly every...

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