Texas AG on migrant caravan nearing border: 'We aren't able to keep track of them'
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton reacted to another migrant caravan headed for the southern border on "Fox News Live" Sunday, saying local governments "aren't able to keep track" of illegal immigrants who cross the border. Read More.
Tarrant County Hospital District Mandates Vaccinations
The Fort Worth-based JPS hospital and health network requires that employees take a COVID-19 shot prior to December 5 to meet the January 4 deadline. Read More.
TEXRail Seeks Public Input on 2.1 Mile Extension Proposal at Cost of Nearly $180 Million
Trinity Metro, the transit authority in Fort Worth, is seeking public input about its planned extension of the TEXRail commuter line 2.1 miles into the Medical District at an estimated cost of at least $179 million. Read More.
Video: More Parents Speak Out Against Sex And LGBT Books In Schools
“We’re not going to stand for any attempt to sexualize our kids” Read More.
Doctors & Nurses at Hendrick Health Could be Fired Because of Covid Vaccine Mandate
ABILENE, TX –– As vaccine mandates continue to impact industries across the United States, the healthcare industry is fast approaching the first deadline for employees to receive the first Covid-19 vaccine. Read More.
Abbott Agency Backtracks From CRT Course
After being exposed by gubernatorial candidate Don Huffines, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services withdraws CRT course. Read More.
Texas Earns Average Score in Financial Transparency
Truth in Accounting publishes report showing how states scored on eight factors that contribute to financial transparency. Read More.
Gov. Abbott reelection campaign reports collecting nearly $5M
A day after one of his Democratic challengers shared early fundraising figures, Gov. Greg Abbott is out Thursday morning with a report that his reelection campaign brought in millions. Read More.
O'Rourke raises $2M in first 24 hours of Texas governor campaign
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) raised more than $2 million in the 24 hours after he announced his challenge Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), his campaign said on Wednesday. Read More.
Citigroup Wins First Texas Muni-Bond Deal Since Gun Law Spat
(Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc. won a municipal-bond deal in Texas on Wednesday, marking its potential re-entry into a booming corner of the municipal-debt market after a new Republican state law sought to punish Wall Street banks for their gun policies. Read More.
October Migrant Apprehensions at Border Jump 130 Percent from Prior Year
Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 159,000 migrants who illegally crossed the southwest border with Mexico between ports of entry in October. The record-setting apprehensions represent an increase of nearly 130 percent over the previous October. Read More.
Travis County will pay groups $50 for every person they get vaccinated
AUSTIN (KXAN) — In an effort to vaccinate underserved communities and address vaccine hesitancy, Travis County is tapping community-based groups for help. Read More.
Houston doctor suspended for ‘spreading dangerous misinformation’ on COVID-19
HOUSTON (KXAN) — Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas has suspended privileges for an ear, nose, and throat doctor after she tweeted several opinions on COVID-19 vaccines, including advising patients from getting it. Read More.
Photos Show Over a Ton of Meth, Cocaine Seized in Texas Worth $53M
New photos show over a ton of methamphetamine and cocaine, worth approximately $53 million, that was recently seized by border agents in Texas. Read More.
Texas AG Paxton Tries to Block Vaccine Contractor Mandate
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced he is seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in an effort to stop the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors. Read More.