Peer Pressure May be Key to Stemming COVID-19 Rise in Young People

With the passing of summer holiday celebrations, there’s been a flood of social media posts showing millennials hanging out on bar patios...

Cruising from Texas to Resume

People may not be ready to get back to traveling, but Carnival Cruise Lines is ready to set sail again from three...

Coronavirus Likely to Be Particularly Deadly in Rio Grande Valley

For a variety of reasons, the COVID-19 outbreak is likely to hit the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas particularly hard. 

Data May Be the Key to Reducing Use of Force by Police

As activists and stakeholders at all levels of government seek to find solutions for effective public safety in a changing society, data...

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...

Texas DPS is Now Taking Saturday Appointments for License Renewals

Did your driver’s license expire during the pandemic? If you have been waiting to renew or replace your driver’s license or state...

How TX Legislators respond to the El Paso Shooting

The state of Texas is reeling following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas that killed 22 and wounded 26 on Saturday,...

Racism Strikes During Pandemic and What Elected Officials Can Learn

Texas is rich with diversity and pride, but the coronavirus pandemic has both heightened the power of togetherness and has revealed racism.

2020 Stresses Plus Self-Medicating Can Be Deadly

Drug overdose deaths reached a record number last year in the U.S., rising 4.6%. And 2020 brings the stresses of COVID-19, unemployment,...

Almost Half of Texas COVID-19 Deaths Have Been in Nursing Homes

Despite Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to begin opening up more of the state starting Friday, the threat of the novel coronavirus still...

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