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Congressional Lawmakers Want an Investigation into Operation Lone Star

Nine Congressional Texas Democrats penned a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen this week, urging the treasurer to investigate where the funding for Gov. Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star Star is coming from. Operation Lone Star is an im...

Does Every Child in Texas Deserve Access to a Free Public Education? Greg Abbott Doesn’t Think So

In an interview on Wednesday with a rightwing talk show host, Greg Abbott was asked why the state of Texas must educate all children, including the undocumented. The Texas Governor responded by saying the state could be looking into “resurrecting” the ...

How to access abortion in a post-Roe world

Monday night, a draft opinion leaked by POLITICO showed the Supreme Court of the United States is set to overturn Roe v. Wade. Conservative Justice Samuel Alito writes: “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled.The Constitution makes no re...

Texas abortion funds, Biden react to leaked SCOTUS ruling on Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, according to a leaked initial draft of the ruling obtained by Politico. In Texas, where a trigger law is set in place for the very day that happens, abortion would become illegal. H...

House Science Committee discusses need for urgent climate adaptation

The House Science, Space, & Technology Committee held a hearing on Thursday to discuss the latest climate change news and the next steps in averting further global warming.Much of the 3-hour hearing focused on the latest United Nations Intergov...

Oklahoma’s Newest Abortion Ban Immediately Impacts Texans

The Oklahoma legislature moved Thursday to pass a Texas-style abortion ban, one that relies upon citizen legislation and vigilante enforcement. Unlike a previous abortion ban (SB 612) which goes into effect in August, this legislation would take effect...

Joaquin Castro, Texas AFL-CIO back bill to support seasonal workers

Reps. Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Judy Chu (CA-27) held a press conference with labor leaders on Friday to rally support for the Seasonal Worker Solidarity Act of 2022.The legislation would reform the H-2B guest worker visa program to facilitate rec...

Texas teacher pay ‘virtually stagnant’ for last decade, report finds

A new report by the Texas American Federation of Teachers union and the nonprofit think tank Every Texan shows a “lost decade” in teacher pay.Between the 2009-10 school year and 2020-21 school year, average teacher wages declined by four percent, a...

Beto O’Rourke is the marijuana candidate

When Beto O’Rourke launched his campaign for governor, he made it clear that one of his first priorities would be the legalization of marijuana. Greg Abbott on the other hand, is a staunch opponent of marijuana legalization, which puts him far behind m...

How Greg Abbott’s Unconstitutional Trucking Inspections Hurt Texans

In an interview with Tucker Carlson last Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott laid out his strategy behind Texas’ recent controversial policy regarding trucking inspections. He acknowledged that by “implement[ing] what we call ‘enhanced safety inspections’ of ev...
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CEO outlook dims sharply, with more than half expecting a recession ahead, survey shows

Corporate executives are taking a dim view of their prospects, with a majority now expecting a recession ahead, according to a closely watched business survey released Wednesday.The Conference Board measure of CEO sentiment showed that 57% of responden...
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Cannes 2022: Deepika Padukone, Pooja Hegde, Tamannaah Bhatia dance to Mame Khan’s Ghoomar, video goes viral

International film festival Cannes 2022 begins on a high note, as Deepika Padukone, Pooja Hegde, Tamannaah Bhatia and Urvashi Rautela danced to Mame Khan's song Ghoomar. Bollywood lovely ladies were accompanied by iconic folk singer-composer Mame Khan ...

AFC Cup 2022: Gokulam Kerala shock ATK Mohun Bagan with 4-2 statement win

Having successfully retained their I-league crown recently, Gokulam Kerala stunned Indian Super League (ISL) heavyweights ATK Mohun Bagan with a statement 4-2 win in the AFC Cup 2022 at Salt Lake Stadium on Wednesday. The match between Gokulam K...

UN experts say mass eviction of Palestinians a possible war crime

Geneva, Switzerland – Israel’s decision to evict approximately 1,200 Palestinians from their homes in Masafer Yatta in the occupied West Bank may amount to a war crime, UN human rights experts said.The decision to forcibly transfer the Palestinian resi...

Inflation alert! After lemon, price of this essential vegetable goes through the roof

After the cost of lemon touched unprecedented heights, tomato has become the latest vegetable to put a huge dent in the monthly grocery budgets of consumers. The price of tomato has soared in several parts of the country due to a number of factors. In ...