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Sunday, February 28, 2021

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Texas Legislature kicks off hearings over grid failure

Lawmakers in the Texas Legislature held joint hearings in the state Senate and House on Thursday to get to the bottom of what happened during last week’s snowstorm and subsequent blackout. ...

The Texas Blackouts are a reminder that America needs to modernize the grid

Last week’s disaster is a stark reminder that modern civilization is very dependent on electricity. Many issues were unique to the Lone Star State such as the lack of winterization or the isolat...

Biden’s disaster response stands in stark contrast with Trump’s

In the week following the devastating winter storm that left millions of Texans without power, President Biden is showing his ability to lead during a crisis. Last week, Biden declared a state o...

Congress demands answers from Abbott over grid failure

Democrats on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, including Reps. Marc Veasey of Dallas and Lizzie Fletcher of Houston, are conducting a probe into Gov. Greg Abbott and why Texas’ electri...

Sunrise Movement mobilizes across Texas to address climate change

After a cataclysmic winter storm left millions of Texans without power and water, the Sunrise Movement is mobilizing across the state and demanding answers from leaders at every level of Texas g...

How a Texas-based company ended up at the center of one of the worst hacks in history

Thanks to the craziness of the past year, one of the biggest stories of 2020 may have gone under your radar. In one of the worst cybersecurity breaches in American history, hackers penetrated th...

Texas Hispanic lawmakers discuss legislative priorities with NALEO

Texas lawmakers with NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials) met virtually Thursday to talk about the next steps in this legislative session.State Rep. Mary González, who is...

Abbott, Austin’s clash over homelessness remains red hot

Last Thursday, Austin City Council voted unanimously to purchase a North Austin hotel to help address its much-maligned housing issues. The move, which came at a cost of $9.5 million, is expecte...

The Trump administration is ending the census count early. Here’s what that means for Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration can end the 2020 census count early on October 15. This will undoubtedly throw a process already complicated by the COVID-19...
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Sen. Hagerty says GOP must push back on Dems’ ‘wish list of socialist programs’ in stimulus bill

ORLANDO, Fla. – Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., on Saturday told Fox News that Republicans must push back against a "Democrat wish list of socialist programs" in the $1.9 trillion stimulus package making its way through Congress -- and predi...
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Railway Recruitment 2021: 2532 posts up for grabs, get govt job without any exam

The Central Railways is giving a great opportunity to people who want to apply for the position of Trade apprentice with the Indian Railways. Central Railway Recruitment Cell has released a notification for engagement of Act Apprentices for impart...

Fauci says all three Covid vaccines highly effective, urges people to take shot most available

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.Alex Wong | Getty ImagesW...

AOC calls on NY AG to appoint investigator in Cuomo sexual harassment scandal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is calling on New York's attorney general to select an investigator to look into the growing sexual harassment allegations against the state's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. "Lindsey Boylan and Charlotte Bennet...

Six states contributed to 86% of new COVID-19 cases: Centre

Six states have shown a surge in new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours and have contributed to 86.37% of the fresh infections in the country, the centre said in a press release on Sunday (February 28).  According to the release, these six...