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Jobless Texans say decision to end unemployment benefits will worsen dire situations

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By Megan Menchaca | The Texas Tribune Since she lost her job as a customer service coordinator at a department store, Mary Baker has cut...

Texas House, Senate strike compromise on bill legalizing permitless carry of handguns

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By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune The Texas House and Senate have reached a compromise on a bill to allow the permitless carrying of handguns,...

Students receiving free or reduced lunches may be eligible for $1,200 in food aid

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By Neelam Bohra | The Texas Tribune Texas families who relied on the Pandemic EBT card, which previously provided a one-time benefit of $285 for...

Texas House bill could shield companies from liability after commercial vehicle crashes

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By Anna Canizales, The Texas Tribune People affected by crashes causing bodily injury or death involving commercial motor vehicles would find it harder to win...

Most Texas Republicans vote against commission to investigate Jan. 6 insurrection

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By Abby Livingston | The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — The U.S. House approved the creation of a bipartisan commission to investigate the causes of and...

What’s the status of voting legislation in Texas?

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By ACACIA CORONADO | Report for America/Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is on course to become the nation's largest state to tighten restrictions...

Texas governor signs law banning abortions early as 6 weeks

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By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas became the largest state Wednesday with a law that bans abortions before many women...

Texas ending mask mandates in schools starting in June

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday that public schools must end mask requirements starting in June and ordered Texas' cities and...

Abbott says no public schools or government entities can require masks

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By Patrick Svitek |The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Tuesday banning government entities in Texas — like cities and counties —...

George P. Bush wants to challenge Texas AG Ken Paxton

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Land Commissioner George P. Bush is sending strong signals that he’s preparing to launch a primary challenge against Attorney General Ken Paxton, hoping it...