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Hurricane Laura is heading toward the gulf coast and is expected to impact areas from San Luis Pass on the south end of Galveston Island north and east to the mouth of the Mississippi River according … more
Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday he was adding 36 more counties to his state disaster declaration as Hurricane Laura approached the Texas coast. Fifty-nine of Texas' 254 counties are now under the … more
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House voted on Saturday to send $25 billion to the U.S. Postal Service and reverse operational changes that have slowed the mail service until at least through the end of the … more
As Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura make their way through the Gulf of Mexico, the Texas Hurricane Center is encouraging Texans that may be in the path of the storm to be prepared. THC offers … more
HOUSTON — With two storms gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico, Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday declared a state of disaster for 23 counties and requested assistance from the federal … more
Before the coronavirus hit Texas earlier this year, Eric Silverstein celebrated one year of opening his newest restaurant, Bar Peached, in Austin. But ever since the pandemic led to business … more
Local nonprofit-head Titus Benton announced Monday that he will be putting his name in the hat for the Texas House District 132 race as a write-in independent. Benton will face incumbent Democratic … more
The U.S. Postal Service has warned Texas officials that some ballots cast by mail may not arrive in time to be counted for the November election thanks to certain state deadlines for mail-in ballots … more
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
Defense attorneys for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton — whose indictment for felony securities fraud is now more than five years old — are again asking for a different judge to oversee … more
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton advised Friday that local Texas governments' attempts to delay evictions for renters grappling with the COVID-19 recession amounted to rewriting state law — … 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
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
Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday extended the early voting period for the November election by six days, citing continued challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Early voting for the Nov. 3 … 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
Texans in the Rio Grande Valley and along the Coastal Bend continued to face the impact of now-Tropical Storm Hanna on Sunday. The storm, which made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane Saturday … more
Harris County Health Authority Dr. Umair Shah and Houston Health Authority Dr. David Persse issued a joint public order today requiring in-person instruction at local and non-religious private … 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
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