'I’ve Given Up Hope': Texas Unemployment System Still Overwhelmed Even As More Return To WorkSince the start of the pandemic, more than 7.3 million Texans have applied for unemployment benefits.
Third Stimulus Check Likely But Could Be March Or Later Before $1,400 Payments ArriveSupport for a third round of stimulus checks will likely be bipartisan but because it’s a part of a larger $1.9 trillion relief plan, it could be weeks before Congress hammers out a deal.
LIVE: Governor Abbott To Host Roundtable Discussion, Provide COVID-19 Update With Houston Healthcare ProfessionalsRemarks expected at 12:15 p.m. Texas Governor Greg Abbott will hold a roundtable discussion and deliver remarks alongside healthcare professionals on Tuesday, January 19, at Houston Methodist Hospital. That according to a release from Abbott's office.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger Tests Positive For COVID-19U.S. Rep. Kay Granger has tested positive for the coronavirus.
North Texas Republicans, Democrats React To President Trump's Criticism Of Coronavirus Relief PackageThe fate of the coronavirus relief package passed by the House and Senate remains up in the air after President Donald Trump sharply criticized the bill.
Gov. Greg Abbott Vaccinated For COVID-19Abbott said after getting the vaccine at a hospital in the state capital that federal health officials have urged governors to set an example.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine TuesdayElected leaders have been video-recorded and photographed while receiving the vaccine in recent days, in an effort to show the public it is safe and an important thing to do.
UT Dallas Professor: Survey Shows COVID-19 Likely Cost President Trump A 2nd TermUT Dallas Political Science Professor Harold Clarke says national surveys he and others at the university conducted show the COVID-19 pandemic likely cost President Trump winning a second term.
'Not Feeling My Best': Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Tests Positive For CoronavirusTexas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced Wednesday night, Dec. 9, he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be quarantining at his ranch.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler Issues Apology After Telling Residents To Stay Home To Stop COVID-19 Spread As He Left For Mexican VacationThe backlash continues after Austin Mayor Steve Adler hosted a wedding in early November, then hopped on a plane bound for Cabo San Lucas -- all this after warning Austinites about an impending COVID-19 surge and urging them to stay home.
Dallas Family On The Brink Financially While Trying To Protect 'High Risk' Toddler Daughter From COVID-19Trying to maneuver the world during a pandemic, with a child in a COVID-19 high risk group has North Texas parents Jessica Lusk and Dylan Garcia dealing with what they call "unbearable stress."
With COVID-19 Cases Spiking, Fort Worth And Tarrant County Issue 'Urgent Stay-At-Home Requests'The City of Fort Worth and Tarrant County have issued formal requests asking residents to stay at home and drastically limit social interactions to help combat the record-breaking surge in COVID-19 cases.
Pfizer Asks U.S. Regulators To Approve Emergency Use Of Its COVID-19 VaccinePfizer said Friday it is asking U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine.
MedStar Experiencing Record Number Of Patients With COVID-19 Related SymptomsMedStar is experiencing record numbers of patients potentially experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms.
Texas Among States Preparing To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines -- When They're ReadyThe Texas Department of State Health Services says more than 3,000 providers have signed up to receive and administer COVID vaccines.