New COVID-19 Safety Protocols As Texas Capitol Reopens To The PublicThe Texas capitol in Austin will reopen to visitors today. After being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Preservation Board set January 4 as reopening day.
Texas Capitol To Reopen To Public In JanuaryThe 87th Legislative Session convenes at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. The Texas Capitol will reopen Jan. 4.
More People Expected At Happy Hour As Tarrant County Bars Reopen Today At 50% CapacityToday is a big day for Tarrant County bars. After months of being ordered closed by Governor Greg Abbott, they are now allowed to re-open.
Texas Allowing Bars To Reopen In Regions With Low COVID-19 HospitalizationsTexas is allowing bars to reopen in regions with low COVID-19 hospitalizations, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday.
Reopening Texas: Most Businesses Can Open At 75% Capacity, Bars Still ClosedMost businesses in Texas will soon be able to open at a 75% capacity, but bars will remain closed, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday.
Arlington ISD Pushes Back Start Date For In-Person Classes After Lengthy Board MeetingAfter a virtual school board meeting that lasted more than seven hours, the Arlington Independent School District has pushed back the start date for in-person learning.
Emails Show Businesses Held Sway Over States COVID-19 Reopening PlansThousands of pages of emails show some governors in the U.S. put economic interests ahead of public health guidance, and certain businesses were allowed to write the rules that would govern their own operations.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Again Stressing That There Is No Statewide School Shutdown Order In PlaceOne day after sending a letter saying that health authorities can't issue 'blanket orders' closing schools because of the COVID-19 pandemic, on Wednesday Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a statement clarifying that there is no statewide shutdown order in effect.
Some North Texas Families Rally At School Districts To Re-Open ClassroomsSome North Texas families are organizing rallies in an effort to pressure school districts to re-open during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Means Many Student School Bus Riders Could Be Left With No SeatAs arguments rage about whether it is safe to have children back in classrooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another major hurdle -- how to get them to campuses.
US Reports More COVID-19 Cases In The Last Two Weeks Than It Did For All Of JuneIn the past two weeks, the US recorded more than 915,000 new cases of coronavirus -- that's more than the cases reported across the country for the entire month of June.
Cedar Hill ISD Board Votes To Postpone Start Of School Year Until September 8On Monday night the Cedar Hill Independent School District school board voted 6 to 0 to delay the start of the 2020-2021 academic year until September 8.
Dallas School District Board Prepares To Vote On Extending The School Calendar YearThe Dallas Independent School District school board will vote Thursday on a new calendar that could push the end of the school year to mid-June.
U.S. Cities Hit Hard By COVID-19 Weigh Another Stay-At-Home Order But State Leaders Are Pushing BackOne Texas hit hard by COVID-19 is warning more drastic measures could lie ahead as officials try to contain a virus spreading more rampant than ever.
White House Report: Texas Among 18 States In Coronavirus 'Red Zone' And Should Roll Back ReopeningAn unpublished document prepared for the White House coronavirus task force recommends that Texas and 17 other states in a coronavirus "red zone" should roll back reopening measures.