Over $296 Million To Be Given To Public Safety Programs In TexasOver $236 million in grand funding is being given to public safety programs and services throughout Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday.
Texas U.S. Attorneys Announce $18 Million In Domestic Violence FundingAccording to the CDC, roughly 1 in 6 homicide victims are killed by an intimate partner. And Texas accounts for 10% of the nation’s domestic violence homicides.
Fort Worth To Provide Permanent Housing For Coronavirus-Vulnerable Homeless PeopleThe new units will provide housing for high-risk COVID-19-vulnerable and disabled people experiencing chronic homelessness.
Texas Allocates $200M To Purchase Devices For At-Home Learning For StudentsTexas leaders announced Friday that $200 million will be allocated to the purchase of technology and Internet solutions so that students can learn remotely.
Dallas City Council Memo Says Some Law Enforcement Duties Could Be Better Addressed By Community InvestmentTen members of the Dallas City Council have signed a memo calling on the city to re-imagine public safety.
Methodist Charlton Medical Center Builds $71M Emergency Department In Southwest Dallas Methodist Health System announced plans to break ground on a major three-story addition to Methodist Charlton Medical Center.
Texas AG Ken Paxton's Office Asks Court Of Appeals To Allow State To Defund Planned ParenthoodOn behalf of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins presented oral arguments saying Medicaid recipients cannot use lawsuits to force taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price Says Funding For Final Segment Of I-35W Almost ApprovedThe gridlock over expanding one final section of congested highway in Fort Worth, may finally be clearing.
$36M To Fund 2 New Trails Connecting Fort Worth And DallasNorth Texas shifted gears Thursday, paving the way to finish more than 50 miles of trails, and making it possible for cyclists and runners to head out of town and not have to turn around.
Billboards Aim To Recruit Teachers From Oklahoma To TexasThe Fort Worth Independent School District is funding the billboards, which say, "Your future is in a Fort Worth classroom — teacher starting salary $52,000."
Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities OrderA federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
2011 Budget Cuts To Texas Schools Still Being Felt, Reports Finds The Legislature's $5-plus billion in 2011 cuts to public education mean that Texas' classroom funding still lags behind its pre-Great Recession levels due to booming enrollment growth — with low-income students hit hardest.
Hurricane Aid Measure Grows To $15B As Irma Bears DownThe first installment to help communities in Texas rebuild, and stock reserves for looming damage from Hurricane Irma.
House Rushes To Vote $7.9 Billion For Harvey ReliefPolitics quickly intruded, as Democratic and Republican leaders disagreed on how to pay for the funding.
Celebrities Raising Money For Harvey Relief, And How You Can HelpKevin Hart kicked off his campaign with a $25,000 donation and a post calling on fellow celebrities like Jay-Z, Jerry Seinfeld and Justin Timberlake to follow suit.