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A litigious conservative activist in Houston, the Harris County Republican party, and a number of Republican officials and candidates are asking the Texas Supreme Court to limit in-person and … more
Less than three weeks before early voting begins in Texas, a U.S. district judge has blocked the state from eliminating straight-ticket voting as an option for people who go to the polls this … more
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 - Christopher Vialva’s death was scheduled to be the seventh federal execution this year after a push by President Donald Trump’s administration to restart the federal … more
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is facing a lawsuit over his extension of early voting for the November election from prominent members of his own party — including state party Chairman Allen West, … more
In Texas — as around the country — college towns are emerging as new hot spots for the coronavirus, with cases surging among student populations and administrators scrambling to keep … more
As Gov. Greg Abbott outlined his latest reopening plan this week, bar owner Greg Barrineau watched in disbelief. Abbott, who announced that Texas restaurants could expand dine-in service to 75% … more
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the high court, died Friday due to complications from cancer. Nominated in 1993 by former President Bill Clinton, the … more
The Congressional District 22 seat is up for grabs after incumbent Republican Representative for the district, Pete Olson, announced last year that he would not be seeking reelection in … more
CenterPoint Energy deployed nearly 400 linemen, contractors and support personnel from Houston and Evansville, Ind., on Aug. 28 to assist with power restoration efforts in southwest Louisiana due to … more
As schools and universities across Texas begin reopening, families, students and educators are adjusting to remote instruction, schools are preparing to file weekly reports on COVID-19 cases and … more
With the presidential election looming, it’s easy to forget that several local races will be decided this fall as well. One of those races is for Texas House District 132 with Democratic … more
Hurricane Laura made landfall near Lake Charles and Holly Beach in Louisiana in the early morning Thursday and Harris County Flood Control Meteorologist Jeff Lindner reported that winds in the area … more
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
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