Speaker of the Texas House Dade Phelan today announced three priorities for the chamber this legislative session that focus on building a more resilient Texas by expanding the state’s framework for broadband development, dedicating dollars toward improving water infrastructure and cutting burdensome red tape around property development projects in the state.
Traditionally, Wednesday’s at Dalhart High are college days but the school is encouraging students and the community to wear University of Oklahoma gear or crimson and cream, Preston Ralston’s favorite team and colors.
According to a new analysis by a national health care company, Lubbock has the highest rate of attempted suicides by children between the ages of 6 and 17. A local leader suggests a dearth of resources isn’t helping.
Dozens of West Texas veterans joined Coronado High School students at the Willie McCool Memorial Friday morning, reflecting on the lives of two area astronauts: Rick Husband of Amarillo and Willie McCool of Lubbock.
Suicide was the second-leading cause of death among children ages 10-14 in 2022, according to the Children’s Hospital Association of Texas. Pediatricians hope lawmakers will invest in reaching more of Texas’ at-risk youth.
Utilizing the existing school finance apparatus, new bill would inject billions of surplus revenue into districts to provide a one-time, across-the-board pay increase for educators and school support staff.
Today, Texas State Senator Drew Springer (SD30) and Representative Dustin Burrows (HD83) filed a bill instructing the Texas Department of Health and Human Services to study adverse reactions, including death, and the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.