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The Texas House unanimously adopted rules Thursday that will require members to wear masks in the chamber and during committee hearings and allow them to cast votes on legislation from outside the … more
There are far more Texans eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine than doses available. Here’s what you need to know about getting one. By Shawn Mulcahy and Elvia Limón, The Texas … more
The 2021 session of the Texas Legislature will commence Tuesday under pervasive uncertainty. Lawmakers have been waiting for months to see how it will be conducted safely as the coronavirus … more
The Kerrville Renaissance Festival returns for the fifth year with a different look for its three-day run during the weekend of January 29-31 at the River Star Arts and Events Park, on the grounds of the Hill Country Youth Event Center in Kerrville. more
​Like just about every other Capitol Hill staffer, Jose Borjon was worried about trouble Wednesday. more
The U.S. Congress overwhelmingly voted against an objection by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to the certification of Arizona's presidential election results. more
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott appointed Brigadier General Thomas M. Suelzer to serve as the Deputy Adjutant General for Air for a term to expire at the pleasure of the Governor. The Deputy … more
Texas politicians in both parties pleaded for peace Wednesday afternoon after supporters backing President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, disrupting the Electoral College certification of his … more
When Janell Simmons heard that some vulnerable Texans were now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, she eagerly called around to schedule an appointment. But after hours on the phone with more … more
The proportion of Texans whose coronavirus tests come back positive has hit levels not seen since a summer wave of cases that eventually overwhelmed some Texas hospitals. Texas’ seven-day … more
Gov. Greg Abbott and other Texas leaders are rolling up their sleeves to get the COVID-19 vaccine and to encourage the public to follow suit. “I will never ask any Texan to do something that … more
The outgoing speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a post on his Facebook page Sunday. Bonnen said he tested … more
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in May urged the Trump administration to rescind millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief funds that Harris County planned to use for mail-in ballots, as Republican … more
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced today its annual Christmas and New Year’s holiday traffic enforcement campaigns will kick off on Wednesday, Dec. 23. DPS is … more
State Senator Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) and State Representative James B. Frank (R – Wichita Falls) announced that they have both filed legislation to solidify the rights of residents of long … more
In a resurgence of the federal death penalty at the end of President Donald Trump’s tenure, his administration carried out two executions this week for men convicted in separate Texas murders … more
Texas is ready to distribute 1.4 million doses as soon as the COVID-19 vaccine receives federal government approval. Gov. Greg Abbott said the vaccines should be arriving the week of Dec. 14 and … more
Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day's latest updates. Sign up here. People living and working in long-term care facilities, … more
Texas could receive coronavirus vaccine doses to give an initial dose to up to 1.4 million Texans in December, assuming U.S. health officials approve coronavirus vaccine candidates from drugmakers … more
The number of Texas high school seniors filling out the federal financial aid application for college, known as FAFSA, is down so far from last year, a sign worrying state higher education leaders … more
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