Texas

Texas Heading Down A Dangerous Path, Local Leaders Warn As Coronavirus Cases And Hospitalizations Surge

Posted on · When Gov. Greg Abbott let businesses start reopening, he pointed to two metrics as encouraging signs: the hospitalization rate and the infection rate. Both of those metrics are on the rise in Texas.

Texas

30 Texas City Nursing Home Residents With Coronavirus Are Being Treated With Unproven Hydroxychloroquine Drug

Posted on · The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the drug for “emergency use” among some COVID-19 patients “for whom a clinical trial is not feasible.” But medical experts caution that it is untested and carries significant risks, including heart arrhythmia that can lead to cardiac arrest.

Politics

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Offered Media Access To Empower Texans, Suggested It Target Certain Republicans, Recording Shows

Posted on · Bonnen also spoke disparagingly about multiple Democrats, calling one House member “vile” and suggesting that another’s “wife’s gonna be really pissed when she learns he’s gay.”

Politics

Texas Democrats Sue Over Michael Quinn Sullivan And House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Meeting

Posted on · In their lawsuit, the Democrats contend Bonnen, Sullivan and state Rep. Dustin Burrows violated campaign finance laws and demanded that Sullivan produce a recording of the meeting that he has so far played only for select Republicans.