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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Ahead of November, Texas Democrats to send record number of mail-in ballot applications
By Tessa Weinberg August 10, 2020 06:01 AM With the November general election less than three months away, the Texas Democratic Party announced Monday its effort to send more than 815,000 vote-by-mail...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Panther Island board gambles by turning down federal study money. Will it pay off?
By The Fort Worth Star-Telegram Editorial Board August 10, 2020 05:03 AM Imagine that you’re trying to persuade your uncle to invest in a major project that you’ve been working on for nearly two decades....
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Corridor News
San Marcos To Receive $89K In 2nd Round Of COVID Recovery Grants For Public Housing Authorities
WASHINGTON - San Marcos and New Braunfels were awarded a total of $88,946 in another round of federal grants to help public housing authorities recover from the economic fallout of the novel coronavirus...
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Corridor News
Abbott, HHSC Secure $1.1B In Federal Funding For Nursing Facilities, Secure COVID Testing For Harris County
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Friday announced that $1.1 billion in Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) funds have been approved by the Centers...
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NewsRadio 740 - KTRH
Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Texas Eases Rules for Bars
By iHeartMedia's Corey OlsonAug 10, 2020 Happy Hour may be returning for some shuttered Texas drinking establishments. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has issued new guidance that allows...
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WOAI
Texas AG Says Local Governments Can't Extend Eviction Moratoriums
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says local governments can't extend eviction moratoriums. The federal ban on evictions ended in July, and Governor Greg Abbott has said he's relying on President Trump...
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Dallas Observer
Texas Democrats Again Optimistic Texas Will Turn Blue
Thursday, Texas Democratic Party officials were featured on Pod Save America, a progressive political podcast. The show’s co-host opened with a familiar question: Is this the year Texas turns blue? Manny...
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Ft​. Worth Business Press   +16 other publications
Texas universities have started shedding jobs and are bracing for a serious financial hit
UNIVERSITY word cloud, education concept Other News Banking Banks providing lifeline to small business during pandemic Banks of all sizes, from small community institutions to regional and national...
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Killeen Daily Herald   +6 other publications
Texas reports 4,879 new coronavirus cases, 116 more deaths
DALLAS (AP) — Texas has 4,879 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and another 116 deaths due the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, state health officials reported Sunday. The Texas Department of State...
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YNN News 8 Austin   +21 other publications
Texas Governor Extends Disaster Declaration for Coronavirus
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday extended a statewide disaster declaration he first issued in March to allow the state to better respond to the coronavirus pandemic. "Renewing this...
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KDFW Channel 4 - Dallas   +2 other publications
Fort Worth attorney walking to governor's office in Austin to help bring about police reform
Fort Worth attorney walking to governor’s office in Austin to help bring about police reform A Fort Worth attorney is on a mission to bring about police reform, and he's doing that by walking from Fort...
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KCEN TV   +1 other publication
Five lawmakers sue Gov. Greg Abbott over $295 million contact tracing deal
...Texas Constitution requires a separation of powers, and that separation leaves policy-making decisions with the Texas Legislature." Author: The Texas Tribune, Emma Platoff Published: 2:59 PM CDT...
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Houston Public Media
Texas Is Sued For Banning The Sale Of ‘Smokable’ Hemp Products
The owner of Custom Botanical Dispensary, a downtown Austin shop that carries hemp products and oils, is suing the state for banning the sale of smokable hemp. New rules prohibiting the retail sale and...
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Community Impact Newspaper Austin
Round Rock City Council will vote Aug. 13 on possible November election date
At a special-called meeting on Aug. 6, Round Rock City Council voted 7-0 to explore the possibility of moving the city's postponed May election date to Nov. 3. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)...
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WFAA ABC 8 Dallas   +1 other publication
Texas school districts buying more than 1 million laptops
School districts, at the center of our pandemic response, continue the unprecedented purchasing of computers and hotspots so kids can learn Credit: David Schechter The Texas Education Agency is supporting...
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KTSM NBC 9 El Paso   +8 other publications
State of Texas: Coronavirus hazard pay at TxDOT scrutinized by state lawmaker
AUSTIN (Nexstar) - When Texas lawmakers convene at the Capitol in January, at least one of them will be hunting for answers as to why the Texas Department of Transportation spent $8.3 million on hazard...
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KMID (ABC) 2 (Midland)   +1 other publication
Harassment and discrimination complaints rise at TxDOT
Toggle header content For years, one Texas Department of Transportation employee said he’s heard racial jokes and derogatory comments thrown around casually at the San Angelo district headquarters. "These...
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Wichita County needs poll workers for upcoming Nov. 3 General Election
Trish Choate Wichita Falls Times Record News The need for Wichita County poll workers is a constant, but there are six more days of early voting before this General Election in November. Local voters...
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KSAN (NBC) 3 (San Angelo)
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Statement on Texas Parks And Wildlife Department helicopter crash
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick AUSTIN - Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following a helicopter crash in Brewster County, which killed three Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees...
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Fort Worth Star Telegram - Weatherford Star-Telegram   +2 other publications
How a Back the Blue rally went haywire, and left a police mother worried and grieving
By Bud Kennedy August 07, 2020 02:37 PM , FORT WORTH Everything about policing gets political these days, and it breaks a grieving mother’s heart. "It’s just really tough and hard," Valerie Zamarripa...
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Governor of Texas
Governor Abbott Statement On Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Helicopter Crash
August 9, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after a helicopter carrying three Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees and one contract pilot...
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eParis Extra
Texas State Sen. Pat Fallon wins GOP nomination to replace John Ratcliffe on November ballot, becoming Ratcliffe’s likely successor
State Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper, on the Senate floor on April 9, 2019. Photo credit: Juan Figueroa/The Texas Tribune State Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper, has won the Republican nomination to replace former...
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NewsRadio 740 - KTRH
Texas Breweries and Wineries Seek Legal Relief
A couple of legislators are asking state officials to give Texas breweries and distilleries relief from Gov. Greg Abbott's bar closure order. The governor's pandemic-related order of June 26th shut down...
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