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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
Keith Nielsen has taken office as the chairman of the Harris County GOP, despite saying he would not do so earlier this summer after facing backlash to an image he posted on Facebook juxtaposing a … more
State Rep. Tony Tinderholt was hospitalized last week after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, the lawmaker confirmed Friday to The Texas Tribune, marking the first known case involving a … more
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a second round of $15 million in rental assistance for people financially struggling during the COVID-19 recession Friday, one day after he declined to … more
The University of Texas at Austin will kick off the football season Sept. 5, albeit with a stadium open at half its capacity, athletics officials told ticket holders on July 20. While both NCAA … more
Competition is beginning to heat up at Constellation Field where the four teams in the Constellation Energy League are hitting their groove with two full weeks of competition under their … more
Texas students will still have to take the STAAR test next year, but fifth and eighth grade students will be able to move on to the next grade even if they fail, Gov. Greg Abbott announced … 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
Thousands of Texas prisoners are stuck in limbo during the public health disaster, approved for parole yet still sitting inside disease-prone lockups as the coronavirus rages across the state.Many … 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
As Fulshear continues to grow at an extraordinarily rapid rate, it faces challenges in infrastructure development, updating its city statutes to better-serve its residents and make sure that it … more
Although the coronavirus pandemic made things a little difficult in the offseason leading up to his final season under center for the Tompkins Falcons, quarterback Jalen Milroe said he got … more
Sarah McFarlane received one of the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program Opportunity Scholarships for $3,000 dollars, according to a July 9 press release from the Texas A&M Agrilife … more
City of Katy residents will see a few changes around town in the coming months after Katy City Council’s July 20 meeting. During the special meeting which happened via teleconference, council … more
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar delivered bleak but unsurprising news Monday: Because of the economic fallout triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the amount of general revenue available for the … more
Katy football was well-recognized on MaxPreps’ Texas preseason all-state team with three representatives on the first-team defense, two on the first-team offense as well as another second-team … more
The Texas Republican Party has postponed its state convention by a day to give itself more time to figure out technical issues that plagued the virtual gathering Thursday. After a nearly four-hour … more
The Texas Medical Center Orchestra has been chosen as a finalist for two awards, The American Prize in community orchestra division and the Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for performance of American … more
Weeks before summer break is set to end for millions of Texas public school students, the state still doesn’t have final rules on how schools should reopen this fall, and the picture grew only … more
Katy City Council opted to table a decision on who the city’s solid waste services provider would be at a special meeting held July 6 at 6 p.m. During the digital meeting held via Zoom, council … more
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