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The amount of unemployment benefits coming to Texans remained up in the air Monday as confusion persisted over President Donald Trump’s weekend executive orders designed to provide economic … more
Graveside services for Clifford Bristol “Cliff” Peavy, 57, of Katy, formerly of Hudson, will be held Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Largent Cemetery with Billy Penn … more
For the first time in months, Texas’ sales tax revenue increased when compared with the same period last year despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Comptroller Glenn Hegar said … more
Three weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott required Texans to wear masks, epidemiologists and disease modelers say they are cautiously optimistic that the mandate is helping the state turn a corner in its … more
Texans out of work due to the new coronavirus are bracing for the loss of a $600 weekly addition to their unemployment benefits as Congress’ two chambers appear split over extending the … more
Gov. Greg Abbott directed a state health agency Tuesday to enact new safety standards for child care centers during the coronavirus — more than a week after prior rules for the centers were … more
*Clarification appendedIn a new proclamation, Gov. Greg Abbott announced that fans will be allowed at outdoor professional sporting events in most Texas counties with limited occupancy, under a new … more
The state’s top health agency announced Friday it’s launching a study on the coronavirus’ effect on vulnerable populations in Texas, which will include data on things such as race, … more
Texas collected about $2.6 billion in state sales tax revenue in May, leading to the steepest year-over-year decline in over a decade, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Monday. The amount is 13.2% … more
AUSTIN — Testing, sanitizing and emergency food benefits increased as Texas entered its third month of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, Gov. Greg Abbott released a statement … more
The schedule for the 2020 NFL season was released last Thursday evening, May 7, and is set to start on Sept. 10 when the Houston Texans travel to Kansas City, Mo. and take on the defending Super Bowl … more
"Texas reports record coronavirus deaths the day before stores open. But Gov. Greg Abbott sees hope in other metrics." was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media … more
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has lived through an oil crash before, and felt its effects firsthand. His parents owned a small oil services business in 1986, when a sudden drop in prices … more
Carly Eaves had to choose between paying for food or covering the electricity bill. She chose food. Eaves, of Santa Fe, was laid off from her job as a server at a Waffle House last month, and her … more
April 9, 2020 - More than 160 of the state's 1,222 nursing homes, or about 13%, have at least one case of the new coronavirus, state officials said Thursday. And 38 nursing home residents and staff … more
Across the state, demand for assistance from food banks is off the charts as thousands of Texans who are suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic are visiting their local nonprofits … more
Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday ratcheted up travel restrictions into Texas during the new coronavirus pandemic, while announcing the state's first pop-up hospital to deal with the crisis. He also said he … more
Gov. Greg Abbott took multiple measures Sunday designed to expand hospital staffing and capacity, but declined to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order — even as calls for such an action … more
Julien Gomez speaks without reservation about how much they value their therapist. “My mental health services have saved my life,” said Gomez, 27, who uses gender-neutral pronouns. … more
For the first time since 2008, more Texans voted in the Democratic presidential primary than in the Republican primary — but just barely. With all polling places tallied Thursday, Democrats … more
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