Abbott Sued Over Contact Tracing Contract by Members of his Own Party

Five Republican state lawmakers have taken Gov. Greg Abbott to court, alleging he overstepped his authority in awarding a $295 million contract...
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America’s Top Businesses Release Statement Supporting Voting Rights

Following a zoom call this weekend where CEOs and senior executives at companies across the country discussed a coordinated effort against legislation...

Abbott Sees Largest Drop to Date in Approval Rating

A new poll finds more and more Texans are dissatisfied with Gov. Greg Abbott’s handling of the pandemic. The survey by Harvard,...

Editorial: Will the Legislature Use These Two Bills to Steal $18B Intended for Texas...

After a year living under the conditions of the coronavirus pandemic, Texas schoolchildren are close to the end of the school year...
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Texas’ Marijuana Efforts Blunted in the Legislature

Texas has a lot on its plate between trying to fix the electrical grid and considering some of the most onerous voting...

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...
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For Rural Texans, The Postal Service Is A Lifeline, But Some Say It’s Been...

The problems with Denice Harlan’s mail didn’t start with COVID-19, the financial challenges of the United States Postal Service or the political tensions before a fiercely...

Texas Tech Is on the Rise—And We’re Not Talking About the University

Illustration by Mariana G. This piece has been updated as of February 24, 2020. Austin,...
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Will McAdams On The Way To Becoming the Next PUC Commissioner, Abbott Names Next...

The Senate Nominations Committee recently cleared Gov. Abbott's PUC commissioner nominee and construction lobbyist Will McAdams. He is yet to be confirmed...

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