The U.S. Capitol Insurrection: 1 year later

Texas had the 2nd most arrests at the Capitol Insurrection. 1 year later, that still matters

Posted on · Just over 700 people have been arrested and charged with crimes dealing with the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol last Jan. 6. While thousands traveled from 45 states to Washington D.C., Texas has the dubious distinction of having the second highest number of people arrested for their part in the attempt to overthrow a democratic election.

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Gov. Abbott Dealt A Pair Of Legal Blows As He Fights Mask, Vaccine Mandates On Multiple Fronts

Posted on · The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday evening denied Attorney General Ken Paxton's request to stay temporary restraining orders blocking the governor's directive. At around the same time, the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals upheld an injunction against Abbott on behalf of San Antonio and Bexar County over their mask mandate in schools.

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Texas Supreme Court Sides With Gov. Abbott In Mask Mandate Battle

Posted on · The Texas Supreme Court on Sunday struck down temporary restraining orders that empowered Bexar and Dallas counties to institute mask mandates. The elected Republican body offered Gov. Greg Abbott his first court victory in the fight over local emergency power.