Posted on · The law makes it a second-degree felony “for a person who knowingly performs, induces, or attempts an abortion” according to the bill analysis.
Posted on · Texas’ electric grid operator is requesting power plants postpone scheduled maintenance to ensure they’re online to meet surging demand during an exceptionally warm weekend.
Posted on · The National Education Association continues to search for salaries for new teachers, while in Texas the pay for experienced educators is stagnant.
Posted on · State and federal agencies have confirmed Texas’ first case of a “highly pathogenic” avian influenza, but commercial egg and poultry operations have so far avoided outbreaks and widespread losses seen in other regions.
Posted on · Texas’ Chief State Epidemiologist says nearly 99% of the state population has developed at least some immune response to COVID-19. However, other public health experts caution the virus can be unpredictable.
Posted on · The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas reports March marked another month of solid growth in Texas’ manufacturing and service sectors despite rising costs and supply chain disruptions.
Posted on · Texas public health officials say the state’s largest wave to date of COVID-19 infections appears to have peaked with the seven-day average for new confirmed cases trending downward since last week.
Posted on · The last day for Texans to register to vote in the March 1 primary election is fast approaching. Seven statewide seats are up for election, in addition to races for the Texas Legislature, Congress, the State Board of Education and judicial positions.
Posted on · Transgender students are prohibited from playing on school sports teams that align with their gender identity under legislation taking effect Tuesday.
Posted on · Texas’ healthcare system will see the largest surge in coronavirus patients since the onset of the pandemic, according to the University of Texas at Austin COVID-19 Modeling Consortium.
Posted on · The U.S. Conference of Mayors is urging the Senate to approve voting rights legislation to override new restrictions imposed by Texas and other Republican-led states.
Posted on · Other new laws include transparency for long-term care facilities and trademark protections for restaurants.
Posted on · University of Texas at Austin researchers project a statewide surge in coronavirus cases over the next few weeks will outpace the nation as a whole.
Posted on · Travis Scott says he was unaware of the deaths and injuries during his Astroworld Festival concert and blames production professionals for not stopping the show.
Posted on · State health officials say they've anticipated the variant's arrival since it was first identified last month.