Analysis: While his powers are questioned, Abbott reaches for more

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By Ross Ramsey, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott says he will push legislation that would allow the state to withhold sales tax money due to...

Texas shows 450 new COVID deaths as state toll nears 33,000

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas state health officials reported 450 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as fatalities rapidly mount after a recent surge in...

No pardon for Texas attorney general in last-minute list

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal investigation against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton remains in play after his name was absent Wednesday from a...

With a Democrat back in the White House, Texas Republicans prepare to go on...

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By Emma Platoff Democrats are headed back to the White House, and Texas Republicans are gearing up to go back on offense. For eight years under...

Biden to pause border wall construction, issue protections for DACA recipients

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On the same afternoon he’s sworn in as the nation’s 46th president, Joe Biden will take executive actions that will undo several of former...

Low-income Texans struggle to find doctors as state boots Planned Parenthood off Medicaid

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By Shannon Najmabadi, Texas Tribune Planned Parenthood employees are scrambling to help find new doctors for thousands of low-income patients after Texas officials and a...

Texas administered 1.7 million vaccines, prepares to receive 333,000 more

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By Karen Brooks Harper, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday said his health priorities for this year’s legislative session include expanding telemedicine across the...

Texas reports 10,000 new COVID-19 cases, 46 more deaths

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DALLAS (AP) — Texas reported more than 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 Monday and 46 more deaths from the disease caused by the novel...

Trump administration extends health care safety net for uninsured Texans

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By Jolie McCullough In the final days of President Donald Trump’s tenure, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agreed Friday to extend for...

Three Texas regions battered by coronavirus are out of intensive care beds

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By Megan Menchaca and Mandi Cai, Texas Tribune Health officials in Laredo — one of three Texas regions whose intensive care unit beds are full...