Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of a known white supremacist who they say posted a series of comments threatening to carry a firearm onto the Texas State Capitol grounds and challenge any law enforcement officer who tries to take enforcement actions against him.
Matt Rose with LP&L says part of his confidence comes from ERCOT's recent focus on improving reliability. He says reserve margins are higher than ever and he's encouraged by how the grid managed with what happened this past weekend.
Alistair Dawson, a Houston trial lawyer who is the chair-elect of the Texas Bar Foundation, said in a news release that the foundation was “disappointed to learn that AG Paxton has decided to use taxpayer dollars on a fruitless exercise.”
The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) confirmed this week the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a great horned owl at a rehabilitation facility in Wichita County -- the first such confirmed case in a wild bird in Texas.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed his 11th immigration-related lawsuit against the Biden administration on Thursday, asking a judge to block a plan to let asylum officers, rather than immigration judges, decide whether to grant some migrants’ asylum claims at the U.S.-Mexico border.
“Biden’s decision to end Title 42 - the last effective measure for securing our border - is a complete surrender of the sovereignty of our nation, an abandonment of border states, and a total failure to protect the American people.”
Gov. Abbott announces a fourth round of federal Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) food benefits for Texas families with children who temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to COVID-19.
Figures released by the Texas secretary of state show that more than 24,000 Texas voters had their ballots rejected in the March primary. The rejection rate is a significant increase over previous elections.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing more than $318 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of April 2022.
The Texas Legislature has insisted those who teach grades K-3 need to jump another hurdle: they need to complete a 60-to-120 hour course on reading, known as Reading Academies, if they want to keep their jobs in 2023. And they must do it on their own time, unpaid. From the Texas Tribune.