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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
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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
Texas again sets record for new coronavirus infections as testing also sees sustained highs By Edgar Walters, Carla Astudillo, Chris Essig and Mandi Cai, The Texas Tribune Nov. 25, … more
It’s been a tough year for everyone, which can take a toll on our mental health. Texas continues to set records for COVID-19 cases, and health experts fear the holidays could exacerbate an … more
The Texas attorney general’s office has fired the last remaining whistleblower who alleged Ken Paxton broke the law in doing favors for a political donor — just days after aides had sued … more
COVID-19 vaccines may be coming soon, but most Texans won’t get them for months. Here’s why. By Shannon Najmabadi and Edgar Walters, The Texas Tribune Nov. 20, 2020 … more
The Texas unemployment rate dropped to 6.9% in October, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, an improvement from the state’s September rate of 8.3% as a new wave of coronavirus infections … more
At 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, David Maxwell and Mark Penley, then two top aides to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, reported separately to the agency’s offices, where, they claim, they were … more
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