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Fort Bend County Judge KP George Monday lowered the county COVID 19 threat indicator to green, the lowest, or normal, level. more
The Omicron variant is not expected to precipitously impact the local economy despite health concerns, a Greater Houston Partnership official said Tuesday. more
The Katy Independent School District has sent a letter to parents and staff acknowledging both staffing shortages and a growing number of COVID-19 cases as school resumed Jan. 4. more
The COVID-19 Omicron variant has claimed its first Harris County resident. more
Gov. Greg Abbott last week announced the formation of a task force on concert safety after at least nine people were killed and hundreds injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston on Nov. 5. … more
Evan Young, a former clerk to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, has been appointed to the Texas Supreme Court by Gov. Greg Abbott. He will replace Justice Eva Guzman, who resigned in … more
Katy Independent School District announced that Randall’s Pharmacy will offer a series of optional COVID-19 vaccinations opportunities for students ages 5 to 11 at the District’s … more
For months, Pearland realtor Gerald Hatter had been anxiously waiting on news that her 11-year-old daughter Bella Hatter would be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. On Wednesday, one day after the … more
The Texas Legislature convened Monday for its third special session with the focus on redrawing political boundaries for House and Senate districts, as well as for the state’s congressional … more
The death of a 20-year-old Texas A&M University student from COVID-19 last week spurred fear, frustration and sadness on the College Station campus. In the days since the biomedical science major … more
Gov. Greg Abbott has called a third special legislative session to deal with redistricting, to decide how to spend billions of dollars in pandemic funding from the federal government and to determine … more
At least 45 small school districts across Texas have been forced to temporarily stop offering in-person classes as a result of COVID-19 cases in the first few weeks of the new school year, according … more
The Texas House approved an elections bill Friday along party lines with 21 Democrats declining to participate. The bill, slightly different from previously passed Senate legislation, now heads a … more
The Katy ISD Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Monday evening to discuss the district’s Safe Return to School Plan and hear an update on statewide legal proceedings … more
After months in limbo, Texas lawmakers took a step toward expanding and funding virtual learning as the pandemic still proves a threat to families not yet comfortable sending their children back to … more
Texas will soon stop paying extended benefits because of a decline in the state’s unemployment rate, the Texas Workforce Commission announced Thursday. The state has historically given … more
A week after public health officials in Texas’ most populous county started handing out $100 cash cards to locals getting their first COVID-19 shot, the number of daily vaccinations has shot up … more
Memorial Hermann announced Monday that due to the continued COVID-19 surge and the strain on the hospital system’s operations, it was closing three of its 24-hour emergency rooms at 5 p.m. … more
The number of new cases of COVID-19 in the state continues to rise steeply, with 125,033 reported in the past week, along with 937 deaths. New cases in Texas were up 27% compared to the previous week … more
Congressman Troy Nehls, R – Texas, of Texas’s 22nd Congressional District, announced Saturday that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 just days after being near a family member who had a … more
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