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Gov. Greg Abbott resists calls for statewide shelter-in-place; moves to expand hospital capacity

March 22, 2020Gov. Greg Abbott took multiple measures Sunday designed to expand hospital staffing and capacity in Texas, but declined to issue a statewide...

Trump’s endorsements in Texas primary – including in Fort Worth – underscore his clout with GOP voters

March 7, 2020A few days after Donald Trump endorsed August Pfluger for the 11th Congressional District last month, seven of his nine primary opponents...

MJ Hegar, Royce West head to runoff in Democratic primary to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

March 3, 2020MJ Hegar and Royce West are advancing to a runoff for the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas.State Sen....

Joe Biden wins endorsements from Beto O’Rourke, other former rivals in late Texas surge

March 2, 2020HOUSTON — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sprinted through Texas on Monday looking to capitalize on his big win in South Carolina...

Texas Safety Commission discusses guns, terrorism and social media at post-El Paso roundtable

August 22, 2019Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday convened the first meeting of the newly formed Texas Safety Commission, ramping up the state's efforts to...

After El Paso shooting, some Texas Republican leaders decry “white” terror

August 4, 2019Some of Texas' Republican leaders are saying in explicit terms that the tragic massacre in El Paso was racially motivated — and...

Nancy Pelosi, other U.S. House leaders to host event for Wendy Davis as she nears congressional run

July 18, 2019Wendy Davis is getting support from some of the highest-ranking Democrats in Congress — including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — as she...

Two Texas Republicans in Congress were outraised as national Democratic offensive kicks off in Texas

July 16, 2019Two potentially vulnerable Texas Republicans in Congress were outraised — and a few others saw seriously funded challengers — as the first...

Gov. Greg Abbott signs $11.6 billion school finance measure into law

June 11, 2019Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law one of lawmakers' biggest achievements this year, a massive overhaul of Texas' long-beleaguered school finance...

Gov. Greg Abbott says he can keep plumbing board alive without special session

June 4, 2019Gov. Greg Abbott claimed Tuesday he can keep Texas' plumbing board alive without calling a special legislative session, as he reassured plumbers...

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Washington state flower shop fined $4K for mask violation

MALTBY, Wash. (AP) — The owner of a plant nursery in Washington state has been fined $4,200 for failing to ensure a...

Tampa teenager accused in Twitter hack pleads not guilty

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teen identified as the mastermind of a scheme that gained control of Twitter accounts of prominent...

Weaver Expands San Diego, California Office

  Weaver, a top-35 national CPA and advisory firm based in Houston, has announced expansion of its San Diego...

Nanoscope receives 2020 STEP Grant from Texas Department of Agriculture

Nanoscope Instruments was recently awarded a 2020 STEP Grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) to facilitate...