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October 13, 2020 In The News
AUSTIN -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Tuesday voted to reinstate work search requirements for people who are receiving unemployment insurance benefits from the state.
October 1, 2020 In The News
In an order billed as a bid to maintain election integrity, Gov. Greg Abbott ruled that Texas counties can only operate one location to collect completed mail ballots, forcing some urban areas to shutter as many as 11.
September 30, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON — Austin’s live music venues and restaurants would get a big boost from two proposed dedicated funds to help such establishments nationwide survive the impact of the coronavirus.
September 28, 2020 In The News
Republican lawmakers reacted with nearly complete silence on Monday to a New York Times investigation that revealed President Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017 and that he oversees a network of businesses that are riddled with debt and losing hundreds of millions of dollars.
September 25, 2020 In The News
Gov. Greg Abbott’s unjust opposition to universal mail-in ballots means that two-thirds of the 1.5 million Texas veterans younger than 65 face a difficult dilemma. Health issues make them more likely to die if they contract the coronavirus. What do they do?
September 21, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON – Six weeks out from what’s slated to be one of the most contentious elections ever, Texans in the House have achieved the monumental task of uniting that chamber in bipartisan agreement over the need to honor a long-forgotten piece of Texana.
September 18, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
September 18, 2020 In The News
AUSTIN, Texas — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87, according to the U.S. Supreme Court.
September 18, 2020 In The News
Texans reacted Friday evening to the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died at the age of 87 after serving on the nation’s highest court for more than 27 years.
September 13, 2020 In The News
President Trump on Sunday signed a long-awaited executive order aimed at lowering drug prices by linking them to the cost of the same drugs in other nations.