U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia Introduces Federal Wear Your Mask Act

U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) has introduced the Wear Your Mask Act to require face masks at all federally owned, leased or...

SCOTUS to Hear Obamacare Challenge After November Election

The Supreme Court docket released Wednesday shows the high court will take up the Texas-led challenge of the Affordable Care Act on...
Unemployment

There’s Good and Bad News in Texas’ Improving Unemployment Situation

There’s good news and bad news in the latest unemployment report for Texas.  The good news is the state’s...

Some Texas Bars Reopening Today

County judges in a little more than 30% of Texas counties are taking advantage of Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest loosening of COVID-19...

New Online Statewide Directory of Protective Orders Now Available

After delays due the pandemic, the new Texas Protective Order Registry is up and running in all 254 Texas counties. The online...

Christmas Ornaments From the Capitol

Few things can bring people together like the holidays, and nothing shows that better than the breathtaking 23-foot, Texas-grown Christmas tree in...

Texas Republicans Are Still Not Distancing Themselves from QAnon

QAnon is either a fringe right wing political ideology or the fastest growing new religion in America depending on who you talk...

Democrats Pass Economic Assistance for Texas Families – Without Any Republican Support

The United States Senate passed the American Rescue Plan on Saturday on strict party lines. While different from its counterpart in the...

Maternal Medicaid Extension Passes Out of Committee

Texas' struggle with maternal mortality is not new, however the Legislature made a big step toward addressing its abysmal record when the...

Abbott: Texas Will Send $11.2B of Federal Stimulus Money to Schools

After months of waffling on how and when federal stimulus dollars will be sent to schools, Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Wednesday...

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