The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts that this year's Hurricane Season has a 60% chance for above-normal activity. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting between 13 to 19 named storms, with between 6 to 10 hurricanes – including 3 to 6 major hurricanes.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) used Tuesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing with Att. Gen. Bill Barr wisely. He asked for a video – which includes clips of media outlets referring to the riots, looting & destruction as "Peaceful Protests" – to be shown. But be warned, it does have some graphic and disturbing footage.
Senator Bettencourt (R-Houston) lauded the decision by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R-Texas) to make clear that local health departments do not have the authority to preemptively shut down Texas schools.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the HHSC is extending the application deadline for the federal P-EBT to August 21 to ensure eligible families have more time to apply for this one-time food benefit.
Congressmen Roger Williams (R-TX-25) and Peter Welch (D-VT-At large) introduced the Save Our Stages Act, to provide grants from the Small Business Administration to independent music venues impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The State Department’s decision to make China close its Houston consulate for once again threatening America’s national security was undoubtedly the right call.
Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7-9.
Designated reimbursing employers include non-profits, local governments, school districts and other qualifying employers who reimburse TWC for the full amount of unemployment benefits to be paid to eligible former employees.
“Comptroller Hegar released an estimate of a $4.58 billion shortfall, which shows the extreme stress that's been placed on the Texas economy. The Comptroller also said Texas is better prepared than most states to withstand these challenges. We have managed our budget wisely," said Patrick.
The shortfall, which Hegar attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent volatility in oil prices, is a decrease from the $2.89 billion positive year-end balance originally projected in the October 2019 CRE.
(Houston, TX) - Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) and Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) are saying NO to a 2nd lockdown of the Texas economy based upon updated TMC hospitalization trends in the Houston area since July 1st.
Governor Abbott announced Sunday that the U.S. Department of Defense has sent five U.S. Navy teams to four locations in South and Southwest Texas to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) this week passed Railroad Commission Chairman Wayne Christian’s (R – Texas) resolution urging the federal government to investigate excessive dumping of crude oil by Saudi Arabia and Russia and take appropriate action.
Texas Education Agency (TEA) to provide school districts with greater flexibility for reopening during the 2020-2021 school year.
The FPUC program is part of the CARES Act that provides an additional $600 to benefit payments, and based on TWC’s contract with the US Department of Labor, the last payable week for FPUC is the week ending July 25, 2020.
While mainstream media's been working hard to make the argument Joe Biden's not in favor of "Defunding the Police," by Democrats' own standards his latest “Yes, absolutely” comments show he's in favor of moving Police Department funding to "other services." Democrats have joined with Black Lives Matter to push the notion of "Defunding the Police."
The Shared Stewardship agreement establishes a framework for federal and state agencies to improve collaboration in responding to natural resource concerns and ecological challenges in Texas.
Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) is strongly pushing back on the continued claims from Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo (D-Harris County) that we need to enact another shutdown to fight the coronavirus in Texas.
Omnicare, a CVS Health company, is partnering with the State of Texas to provide COVID-19 point-of-care testing for assisted living facilities and nursing homes throughout the state to provide on-site same-day testing and results for both facility staff and their residents.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $744.2 million in local sales tax allocations for July.