Officials in a Texas school district are investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.
HHSC’s updated emergency rules will allow a designated essential caregiver to provide “supportive, hands-on care to facility residents who do not have COVID-19,” according to a press release from HHSC.
A man walked into the sanctuary at St. Patrick Cathedral in El Paso while the church was open for prayer Tuesday morning and destroyed a 90-year-old statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which was located behind the main altar of the church.
Governor Greg Abbott announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will provide approximately $188 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of September, due to the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Abbott has ordered more than 70 members with the Texas Army, Air National Guards and Texas State Guard with the Texas Military Departments (TMD) to activate and preposition themselves throughout Texas ahead of Tropical Storms Marco and Laura.
A federal judge has declined to silence family members of a slain Fort Hood soldier and their lawyer, rejecting a motion seeking a gag order from the attorney representing a local woman accused of helping dispose of the soldier’s remains.
Carolyn Lewis, a former USPS Board of Governors chair, said she has been disturbed by reports of cost-cutting measures and concerns that the mail service will not be able to handle an influx of mailed-in ballots.