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Poll Workers Can Face Fines of $1,000 for Requiring Masks in Galveston County

Poll Workers Can Face Fines of $1,000 for Requiring Masks in Galveston County

Isaiah Mitchell 21 hours ago
Poll workers in League City unwittingly told their own county judge he had to wear a mask. He signed an order giving teeth to Abbott's rule.
Allred Criticizes Trump in Congressional Debate, Collins Labels Allred ‘Ineffective, Party Line Politician’

Allred Criticizes Trump in Congressional Debate, Collins Labels Allred ‘Ineffective, Party Line Politician’

Hayden Sparks 23 hours ago
Allred emphasized the accomplishments of his first term while Collins characterized him as merely another vote in the tally of Washington Democrats.
Border Apprehensions Drop With Pandemic in Fiscal Year 2020, But Expected to Rise

Border Apprehensions Drop With Pandemic in Fiscal Year 2020, But Expected to Rise

Daniel Friend 23 hours ago
Border patrol apprehensions of illegal immigrants dropped significantly during the 2020 fiscal year, but officials caution that an uptick is likely after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
Cook Children’s Motion in Tinslee Lewis Case Denied by Texas Supreme Court, Child to Remain on Life Support

Cook Children’s Motion in Tinslee Lewis Case Denied by Texas Supreme Court, Child to Remain on Life Support

Daniel Friend October 19, 2020
The legal fight with Cook Children’s over Tinslee Lewis’ life support will continue at the district level after the state supreme court declined to weigh in.
Bexar County Candidate’s Finance Report Lists Donors Who Have Never Contributed

Bexar County Candidate’s Finance Report Lists Donors Who Have Never Contributed

Isaiah Mitchell October 19, 2020
At least four people listed as donors say they never gave to the campaign of Bexar County Commissioners Court hopeful Christine Hortick.
Houston Homeowners to Pay More Under Proposed Tax Rate

Houston Homeowners to Pay More Under Proposed Tax Rate

Holly Hansen October 19, 2020
The Houston City Council is considering a tax burden increase and is scheduled to vote on the measure this Wednesday.
‘Defund the Police’ Takes Center Stage in House District 47 Race

‘Defund the Police’ Takes Center Stage in House District 47 Race

Brad Johnson October 19, 2020
Due to the district's location in Austin and the GOP candidate's background as a police officer, police funding and reform are unavoidably pertinent in the race for House District 47.
Democrats Outraise Republicans in Most Competitive Texas Congressional Races

Democrats Outraise Republicans in Most Competitive Texas Congressional Races

Daniel Friend October 16, 2020
New fundraising details show strong support for Democrats aiming to flip GOP-held congressional districts in Texas.
Schools Should Return to Virtual Learning, Tarrant County Public Health Director Advises

Schools Should Return to Virtual Learning, Tarrant County Public Health Director Advises

Kim Roberts October 16, 2020
In contrast to recent openings by the governor, Tarrant County's public health director recommended that school districts return to virtual learning due to increased cases of coronavirus.

Voices of Texas

VIDEO: Sen. Ted Cruz on President Trump’s Supreme Court Pick to Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

VIDEO: Sen. Ted Cruz on President Trump’s Supreme Court Pick to Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"What I think is critical is that we confirm this justice before election day...in case there is litigation challenging the election, and I am confident we will do that and confirm this nominee," said Cruz.
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.

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