AG Paxton: A voter ill with COVID-19 and un able to appear in-person to vote without assistance or without injuring their health may apply for a ballot by mail; however, fear of contracting COVID-19 does not qualify a person for disability.
These loans will help revitalize our economy and restore Texans’ livelihoods as we respond to COVID-19. Thanks to Goldman Sachs and the LiftFund for providing this lifeline to Texas small businesses and their employees by providing them with the support they need to overcome the challenges posed by COVID-19.
OPEC and additional countries reached a historic agreement to pull 9.7 million barrels of oil out of the market.
It is illegal for a person to take advantage of a disaster declaration by engaging in deceptive trade practices.
Governor Greg Abbott waived certain regulations related to restrictions on physicians-in-training (PIT) permit holders to increase health care capacity through the state's response to COVID-19.
Senator Bettencourt, joined by Representatives Harless, Huberty, Paul, Cain, Oliverson, Bohac, Swanson, and Murphy, filed an Amicus Brief in Federal Judge Lee Rosenthal’s Court in the case of Russell vs. Harris County to “object to the wholesale release of individuals accused of felony offenses from the Harris County Jail.”
Texas AG Ken Paxton filed a statement with the U S District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, opposing a consent decree the parties plan to enter in O’Donnell v. Harris County, a lawsuit challenging the Harris County bail system.
This first license represents the long-awaited launch of the hemp industry in Texas following the passage of the Farm Bill by Congress in 2018.
Abbott issued a proclamation extending his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to appoint Sens. Fallon and Zaffirini to the Senate Redistricting Committee and the Senate Education and Senate Higher Education Committees .
Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $701.8 million in local sales tax allocations for April.
The Railroad Commission of Texas recommended that gas utilities temporarily suspend disconnecting residents facing financial constraints during the current COVID-19 State of Disaster.
Some local County Tax Appraisers around Texas are trying to tout a path to “tax relief” for Texans suffering economically from the COVID-19 CoronaVirus pandemic: Let's freeze the value of your property at last year’s amount they say. Unfortunately, they’re selling Snake Oil.
Lt. Governor announced that he has established a Task Force from his Business Advisory Council to begin to work on a set of recommendations for re-starting the economy.
Congressman Michael McCaul (TX-10) is requesting Vice President Mike Pence and the Coronavirus Task Force that victims of domestic violence be given a safe place to reside during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced HHSC has adopted an emergency rule to allow end stage renal disease (ESRD) facilities to treat patients more effectively during the COVID-19 response.
Commissioner Christi Craddick sent a letter to Comptroller Glenn Hegar requesting he extend the monthly deadline to file crude oil and natural gas production taxes.
Disaster relief funds, increased unemployment compensation and extended duration part of federal package to help unemployed workers and businesses affected by COVID-19.
Saudi Arabia and Russia may be cutting back approximately 10 Million Barrels, and maybe substantially more which, if it happens, will be GREAT for the oil & gas industry!