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Pat Fallon to Replace John Ratcliffe as GOP Nominee in Texas’ 4th Congressional District

Pat Fallon to Replace John Ratcliffe as GOP Nominee in Texas’ 4th Congressional District

Daniel Friend August 8, 2020
Following an unconventional nomination process, Pat Fallon was chosen as the next Republican nominee in Texas' 4th Congressional District.
More Than 50 Murder Cases In Harris County Involve Suspects Out on Felony Bond, Says Victim’s Advocate

More Than 50 Murder Cases In Harris County Involve Suspects Out on Felony Bond, Says Victim’s Advocate

Holly Hansen August 7, 2020
The use of personal recognizance bonds for violent offenders, which has led to over 50 deaths in Harris County, became a flash-point in a commissioners court meeting.
Austin, Fort Worth, San Antonio in Top 4 Most-Populated U.S. Cities with Highest Increase in Homicide Rate

Austin, Fort Worth, San Antonio in Top 4 Most-Populated U.S. Cities with Highest Increase in Homicide Rate

Brad Johnson August 7, 2020
While progressive activists lobby for extensive police reforms and budget cuts, Austin's homicide rate increase from 2019 to 2020 is the highest among America's 15 most populated cities.
Homeless Camping Ban Petition Rejected by Austin City Clerk

Homeless Camping Ban Petition Rejected by Austin City Clerk

Brad Johnson August 7, 2020
Pending further challenge, voters will not be able to cast a ballot on a potential reinstatement of the homeless camping and lying ban on the November ballot.
The Back Mic: Lists of Candidates in all Texas Legislative Races

The Back Mic: Lists of Candidates in all Texas Legislative Races

Daniel Friend August 7, 2020
The list of candidates in most Texas legislative races has solidified — here's a look at the Democrats and Republicans running in each.
Texas Nursing Homes Open to Visitors on a Limited Basis

Texas Nursing Homes Open to Visitors on a Limited Basis

Kim Roberts August 6, 2020
The Texas Health And Human Services Commission released guidelines today to allow limited visits to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities after nearly five months of lockdowns.
Harris County To Consider Disaster Declaration “Loophole” To Raise Property Tax Rate Above SB 2 Limit

Harris County To Consider Disaster Declaration “Loophole” To Raise Property Tax Rate Above SB 2 Limit

Holly Hansen August 6, 2020
The Harris County Commissioners Court did not make a final decision on next year's property tax rate, but are considering four options — three of which will raise taxes.
Texas Medical Board Cautions Against Claims of Coronavirus “Cure” After Doctors Laud Hydroxychloroquine

Texas Medical Board Cautions Against Claims of Coronavirus “Cure” After Doctors Laud Hydroxychloroquine

Daniel Friend August 6, 2020
After a video of doctors touting hydroxychloroquine went viral, the state agency cautioned physicians about promoting a "cure" for the coronavirus.
Houston Man Allegedly Spent Federal PPP Funds on Lamborghini, Strip Clubs

Houston Man Allegedly Spent Federal PPP Funds on Lamborghini, Strip Clubs

Hayden Sparks August 6, 2020
Thus far, there are 30 prosecutions for fraudulent use of Paycheck Protection Program money across the country, the latest one being a Houston man who spent it on a Lamborghini Urus, a Rolex watch, and more.

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VIDEO: Dr. Robin Armstrong Explains Use of Hydroxychloroquine to Treat Coronavirus

VIDEO: Dr. Robin Armstrong Explains Use of Hydroxychloroquine to Treat Coronavirus

“It’s interesting that people have made it a political discussion — I don’t care about hydroxychloroquine either way,” said Dr. Robin Armstrong.
VIDEO: Austin Homelessness Podcast with Matt Mackowiak and Brad Johnson

VIDEO: Austin Homelessness Podcast with Matt Mackowiak and Brad Johnson

Senior Editor Drew White and Reporter Brad Johnson discuss the homelessness crisis in Austin with Matt Mackowiak, the President of Potomac Strategy Group, Chairman of the Travis County Republican Party, and, most recently, the founder of Save Austin Now.
Justin Berry, Candidate for HD 47, on The Texan’s Podcast

Justin Berry, Candidate for HD 47, on The Texan’s Podcast

Justin Berry discusses his perspective as a police officer, what his policy objectives would be if elected, as well as his favorite holiday traditions.
Congressman Roger Williams Talks Impeachment, Border Security, and China Trade Tariffs on The Texan’s Podcast

Congressman Roger Williams Talks Impeachment, Border Security, and China Trade Tariffs on The Texan’s Podcast

Rep. Roger Williams joins our podcast to discuss the impeachment inquiry, the ongoing border crisis, and the trade war with China.

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