Texans Asked To Stagger Unemployment Calls Based On Area Codes: 'We're Asking For Patience'“I know it’s frustrating for people that are trying to call through and trying to get through online,” said Cisco Gamez with the Texas Workforce Commission.
Coronavirus In Texas: Governor Abbott Says Nearly 20K Hospital Beds AvailableNinety-one people have died of coronavirus in Texas and 827 people have been hospitalized, according to Governor Greg Abbott.
No A's Or Fs, Texas Education Agency Will Forgo 2020 School Accountability RatingsEach year the TEA releases grades for each independent school district, campus, and open-enrollment charter school -- but because of the COVID-19 outbreak this won't happen in 2020.
Study: Coronavirus Bans In Texas Now Have Abortion Patients Traveling 20 Times FartherThe average patient seeking an abortion in Texas must now travel more than 20 times farther than usual because of the state's temporary ban on the procedure.
Coronavirus In Texas: DPS Troopers Increase Patrols Near Louisiana BorderAnastaja Martin got pulled over Thursday and questioned by troopers before being allowed to go to her job at a fast food restaurant.
Austin's SXSW Film Festival Going Online After Event Canceled Due To CoronavirusThe 10-day online event in late April will be free to viewers with or without an Amazon Prime membership.
Coronavirus In Texas: State Effort Underway To Increase Number Of EMS, First Responders During PandemicMedical directors for licensed EMS providers can permit individuals who are qualified, though not formally certified, to provide critical emergency response services.
Governor Abbott, AG Paxton Offer Guidance To Local Governments About Religious ServicesThe Governor’s coronavirus emergency order and the orders from some North Texas cities and counties conflict with each other over religious services.
State Asks Feds To Allow Use Of Certain Funds To Help Texans Pay Rent During Coronavirus-Related Shutdowns"The State of Texas is committed to supporting Texans who are enduring significant economic hardship due to the spread of COVID-19," said Governor Abbott.
Fewer Open Businesses, Flights & Drivers Could End With The World Running Out Of Space To Store OilWith an unprecedented collapse in oil demand, that has sent crude crashing to 18-year lows, the world could soon run out of room to store all the unneeded barrels of oil.
Texas Mental Health Support Line Up And Running To Help With Coronavirus AnxietyTexas Health and Human Services announced it launched a statewide mental health support line to help those experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges during the pandemic.
Collin County Judge Rescinds Order That 'All Businesses Are Essential'Judge Chris Hill says Governor Greg Abbott's order supersedes his and businesses that may have deemed themselves essential are no longer essential.
Texans Are Most Bored During Coronavirus Outbreak According To Twitter PostsSocial distancing and self-isolation during the coronavirus have made Texas the most bored state according to Twitter data.
Texan Matthew McConaughey Urging Everyone To Treat Stay At Home Orders As A COVID-19 'Weapon'Texan Matthew McConaughey is the narrator, co-writer and co-creator of a new public service announcement promoting isolation and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic..
Judge Blocks Dallas Employee Sick Leave Ordinance Set To Begin April 1A judge has stopped the City of Dallas from enforcing an ordinance that requires private businesses to offer paid sick leave.