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Texas GOP Chair Allen West announced his resignation Friday morning and said he is considering running for another office, potentially one that is statewide. During a news conference here, West … more
Update: Pandemic EBT card applications are open now through Aug. 13 for families who started relying on SNAP after May 2021 and have children born before Aug. 1, 2014. Original story: Texas … more
The Texas Legislature closed out its regular 140-day session Monday with sniping among the state’s top political leaders and lawmakers already well aware they will be back this calendar year … more
The sweeping overhaul of Texas elections and voter access was poised from the beginning of the session to pass into law. It had the backing of Republican leaders in both chambers of the Legislature. … more
Texas GOP senators revived a contentious bill Friday night that would limit how Texas teachers can talk about current events and America’s history of racism in the classroom, hours after House … more
Special session coming this fall Texas lawmakers will adjourn the regular session on Monday — Memorial Day — but Gov. Greg Abbott has already indicated he will call a special session … more
Despite bearing the brunt of the damage from Hurricane Harvey in 2017, Harris County and Houston were awarded $0 of the $1 billion in a first round of federal relief funding related to the storm, … more
Since she lost her job as a customer service coordinator at a department store, Mary Baker has cut down on everything she can to make ends meet while she searches for a new job. The San Antonio … more
With just over two weeks remaining in the legislative session, the governor’s office is getting the first key bill that Texas House and Senate lawmakers have passed in response to … more
The Katy Prairie Conservancy, a nature preserve just north of the city of Katy, has announced that it, along with its partner organizations, has received a $7 million pledge of funding from the … more
The Texas House on Friday passed a bill to financially penalize the state's largest cities if they cut their police budgets. The measure was sent to the Senate after two days of heated debate and … more
State shows largest numerical population gain Texas stands to gain two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives after results of the 2020 census released last week show the state had the largest … more
Texas’s top state leaders announced Wednesday,  April 28 that they are releasing $11.2 billion out of nearly $18 billion available in federal pandemic relief funding that has been … more
The Texas Senate passed a measure Wednesday to permanently allow Texans to purchase alcohol to go from restaurants, advancing a shared goal of Gov. Greg Abbott and restaurateurs. House Bill 1024, … more
President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he will nominate Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, a vocal skeptic of cooperating with federal immigration authorities in certain circumstances, to serve … more
A bid to expand health coverage for low-income Texans failed in the Texas House last week, 80-68. State leaders have long opposed expanding the Medicaid program, which is largely funded by the … more
Early voting underway across stateEarly voting began Monday for May 1 elections in county, city and school district elections.Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs encourages all eligible voters to take … more
Abbott: No government mandated vaccine passports Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last week banning state agencies, cities or counties from creating a “vaccine passport” … more
Those seeking assistance with freeze damages from Winter Storm Uri which caused severe cold temperatures the week of Valentines Day must submit their applications by April 20. The Federal Emergency … more
Bryan police are investigating the shootings of seven people, including a law enforcement officer, that started at Kent Moore Cabinets, where officials said someone opened fire Thursday afternoon, … more
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