Long-Time Dallas Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Announces RetirementUS Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) announced on November 20 that she is retiring from Congress after nearly 30 years.
Texas Democrats Make Renewed Push For US Senate To Pass Federal Elections BillThe legislation is called the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and is named after the civil rights leader and Congressman who died last year.
Texas Fetal Heartbeat Law Criticized, Defended During US Senate Committee HearingThe debate came during a Judiciary Committee hearing on the law itself and on the way the U.S. Supreme Court handles emergency hearings.
Texas Gymnast Simone Biles Tells Congress 'Enough Is Enough' After Abuse At Hands Of CoachOlympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress that “enough is enough” in emotional testimony along with other gymnasts about her sexual abuse at the hands of team doctor Larry Nassar.
Joined By Fort Worth's Opal Lee, Biden Signs Bill Making Juneteenth A Federal HolidayPresident Joe Biden is set to sign legislation into law Thursday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday. Fort Worth's Opal Lee will be in attendance.
Dallas Restaurant Owner Who Served In The Army Gets Frozen Out Of COVID-19 Relief MoneyWhen Congress passed the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, it promised owners who are military veterans would be at the top of the priority list along with women and those who are socially disadvantaged.
President Biden To Share Specifics On 'American Families Plan' During 1st Address To CongressIt would provide universal pre-k for 3 and 4-year-old children, free community college for two years, and offer paid leave for up to 12 weeks and up to $4,000 per month.
Former ICE Director Sarah Saldana Of Dallas Urges Congress To Pass Immigration Reform: 'Legislation Is The Best Fix'Saldana became the agency's director during President Obama's second term after serving as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas during his first term.
Concert Venues Set To Apply For $16B In Pandemic Relief, But For Many The Money Comes Too LateStarting April 8, live event businesses can apply for grants under the Shuttered Venue Relief program.
Federal Expert Testifies During Congressional Hearing Texas Did Not Adequately Prepare Electric Grid For Extreme Winter WeatherThe comments from James Robb, the CEO of NERC, came during a virtual hearing by the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
$3,000 To $3,600 Child Tax Credits: Why The Promised Monthly Payments May Be DelayedThe IRS director told lawmakers last week, the July deadline may not be possible as his agency is still processing stimulus payments and tax returns.
Congress Frustrated With Army Over Response To Crime At Fort HoodLawmakers expressed frustration Tuesday with how slowly improvements are being made to criminal investigations at Fort Hood, Texas, where rates of violent crime and sexual assaults are particularly high.
Furloughs Off The Table For American Airlines Employees In Wake Of Passage Of COVID-19 ReliefThirteen-thousand employees will receive full pay and benefits through September 30.
23 Candidates Vying For Open North Texas Congressional Seat Recently Held By Late Ron WrightThe open seat is for the 6th Congressional District, which includes parts of Tarrant County along with all of Ellis and Navarro counties.
Tax Filing Tips To Ensure Largest Possible 3rd Stimulus PaymentWith Congress moving ahead with the $1,400 stimulus checks, Americans could see the direct payments by the end of the month.