Restaurant patrons can provide meals for at-risk youth, families through new state program

Texas - Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday a food program that will allow restaurant patrons to make donations and provide free meals to at-risk youth and families in Texas experiencing hardships due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Governor Announces Approval Of Major Disaster Declaration/ Acts To Boost Hospital Capacity

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto has combined two March 25th news releases from Governor Greg Abbott’s Office and you can view that combined news release here: /DocumentCenter/View/16227

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CORONAVIRUS IN TEXAS: Abbott waives trucking regulations to speed up supply delivery

Texas - Governor Greg Abbott is waiving some commercial trucking regulations regulations to expedite supply delivery as part of the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, his office announced Saturday.

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After black teen suspended over dreadlocks, some TX lawmakers want hair discrimination ban

Houston, TX - Members of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, joined by other prominent black officials and advocates, announced Thursday in Houston they are working on a bill for the 2021 legislative session — called the CROWN Act — that will ban discrimination based on hair textures and styles commonly associated with race.

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Why these Elite Lone Star State Cities are Right for Your Business

Texas - When it comes to site selection, there are a lot of big choices to be made. From locating a city with a business-friendly environment to selecting the perfect site to build your business, it can be hard to find a place that has everything you need if you go it alone.

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9 New Gun Laws Now In Effect In Texas; Some In Response To Church And Mass Shootings

Dallas, TX - Nine new gun laws went into effect in Texas on Sunday, one day after a gunman went on a shooting rampage in Odessa and Midland killing seven people and just weeks after 22 people were killed when a gunman opened fire inside a Walmart in El Paso.

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Our view: Ending robocalls will give Texans back their phones

Austin, TX - It has become a recurring annoyance in the lives of Texans almost every day – receiving multiple automated calls, also known as robocalls, hawking everything from automobile warranties to student loan relief. In many cases, the calls appear to be coming from local numbers.

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Police chief: 5 dead, more than 20 injured in West Texas mass shooting

Odessa, TX - At least five people were dead after a gunman who hijacked a postal service vehicle in West Texas shot more than 20 people, authorities said Saturday. The gunman was killed and three law enforcement officers were among the injured.

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Texas Sales Tax Holiday - Aug. 9 - 11, 2019

Texas - During this annual sales tax holiday, you can buy most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) tax free from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing business in Texas.

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Massacre suspect with Collin County ties charged with capital murder after 20 slain at El Paso Walmart

El Paso, TX - At least 20 people were shot and killed and 26 more were wounded Saturday morning when a gunman opened fire in an El Paso Walmart packed with back-to-school shoppers.

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Police: Protect your kids from online predator

A 12-year-old girl from Stephenville who was reported missing last Saturday was found hundreds of miles away in San Antonio with an 18-year-old man she reportedly met online.

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