Posted on · On Friday, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, abortions in Texas ceased despite the fact that the state’s trigger law banning the procedure has not yet gone into effect.
Posted on · Will we be getting a break from the heat anytime soon? That depends on how you define “soon.”
Posted on · Auditors are now asking for information from four urban counties, including one that went for Trump. Trump won the state in 2020.
Posted on · The former El Paso congressman announced his candidacy on Monday, becoming the first Democrat to join the crowded race.
Posted on · The measure prohibits trans children and teens from playing on teams that align with their gender identity. LGBTQ+ rights groups in Texas and families of trans children say they are looking into legal options to challenge the bill.
Posted on · The bill requiring Texas public school athletes to participate only on sports teams that align with their sex assigned at birth appears poised to become law.
Posted on · The Houston-area Democrat has officially announced his candidacy. He will face Matthew Dowd in a Democratic primary race.
Posted on · The Texas Legislature is now in round three of this year’s special sessions. Back on their priority agenda is a controversial measure that would restrict which sports teams transgender student athletes can play on.
Posted on · In an interview with the Standard, the governor says he’ll call “special session after special session” until the Republican-backed legislation passes.
Posted on · The new state agency will focus on growing a skilled workforce, increasing capacity for testing and improving data collection and analysis.
Posted on · Opposition to the omnibus bill’s provisions came mostly from police unions who fought against the removal of “qualified immunity” that protects officers from civil lawsuits.
Posted on · The head of the Texas Restaurant Association says 74% of the group’s members will require staff to keep masks on. Many will urge guests to do the same.
Posted on · Some parts of the state have seen colder temperatures and more snow than they have in decades.
Posted on · “People still don’t have an opinion of these candidates,” says Renée Cross of the University of Houston’s Hobby School. “This debate should give an opportunity for the voters to become much more aware of the candidates and their stances.”
Posted on · Houston Chronicle reporter Brittany Britto says schools are disciplining some students who don’t obey COVID-19 guidelines.