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Texas’ Rainy Day Fund gets bigger — and dustier

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar recently announced that the state’s Economic Stabilization Fund, better known as the Rainy Day Fund, grew by $1.13 billion this year.The fund would have actuall...

COVID Quagmire Deepens for Texas Elected Officials

It has been yet another rough week for Governor Greg Abbott and his response to the novel coronavirus. Despite boasting that Texas is ready to distribute vaccines within days, news surfaced this...

Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis fires back at Ken Paxton

Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis did not mince words with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday.The indicted state attorney general recently sent a letter to Harris...

Abortion advocates brace for an unsettling era in Texas

For pro-choice activists, the next year in Texas, often considered a bellwether for access to abortion, could be harrowing. Anti-choice attacks are being waged in Texas not only at the legislatu...

“Full resurgence,” “silent spreaders”: Abbott’s failed Covid response put to the test

Despite his bombastic public proclamations that Texas will enforce no new COVID-19 restrictions, Governor Greg Abbott was greeted by unwelcome news from a building he hopes to one day occupy las...

Beware of big vaccine promises as 2020 wraps up

The Thanksgiving break, return of holiday music, and news of an incoming vaccine may have Texans giddy to break out the champagne bottles and celebrate the end to a long year, but there’s still ...

Gov. Abbott should stop campaigning against public safety reforms and address the spread of COVID-19

Texas has become the first state to reach 1,000,000 positive COVID-19 cases but Gov. Greg Abbott’s chief focus is his campaign against public safety reforms. For a brief period, it appe...

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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Tom Brady’s company TB12 received more than $960,000 PPP loan

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers throws a pass during the first half against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium on November 08, 2020 in Tampa, Florida.Mike Ehrmann | Getty ImagesTom Brady's sports performance and nutrition company...
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Only 25 Republican lawmakers have acknowledged Biden’s win over Trump, report says

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks with reporters following the weekly Republican Senate conference meeting in the Mansfield Room at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 1, 2020.Tom Williams | ReutersOnly 25 Republican lawmake...

Zee Rishtey Awards 2020: Ankita Lokhande urges fans to watch her tribute for Sushant Singh Rajput

Ankita Lokhande performed a special tribute for late actor Sushant Singh Rajput on Saturday, at Zee Rishtey Awards. The Television actress also gave the media a few bytes, where she shared a message for all Sushant fans. Ankita urged all fans of the l...

Covid is killing more than 2,000 people a day in the U.S. as infections and hospitalizations hit records

El Paso County Medical Examiner's Office staff lock-up the mobile morgues before moving bodies that are in bags labeled "Covid" from refrigerated trailers into the morgue office amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in El Paso, Texas, U.S. ...

Trump administration shuts down Chinese cultural exchange programs, calls them ‘soft power propaganda tools’

The Trump administration on Friday announced that it has ended five cultural exchange programs with China that it claims are “propaganda tools.”The State Department said the nixed programs are the Policymakers Educational China Trip...