The report lists 28 steps states can take to prepare for the next winter storm.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older. Moving forward, the vaccine will be marketed as Comirnaty.
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Citing the Biden administration’s recent vaccine mandates, the governor signed an order on Oct. 11 preventing any entity from mandating a vaccine.
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The appointees include the interim CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, as well as representatives from Samsung, Valero and H-E-B from each of Texas’ largest four metros.
As proposed Senate redistricting went under scrutiny, the state’s first congressional map, featuring two additional congressional districts, was released.
Brandon Rottinghaus, the University of Houston’s political science chair, breaks down each Texas proposition before voters head to the polls in November.
Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.
U.S. Department of Education approves grant funding for school districts facing state punishment for mask mandates
The Project SAFE grant would go to school districts and local education agencies that had funding withheld for enacting mask mandates.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will convene a third special legislative session Sept. 20 at 10 a.m., according to a Sept. 7 news release.
The bill would provide ISDs with two years of state funding to enact virtual learning and allows districts to contract with each other to exchange students for virtual learning.
Learn about some of the new laws going into effect this week.
Kristi Martin-Smith serves as the director of education and training for Fort Worth-based Children's Lighthouse, a child care and early education company that has more than 60 franchise locations across the U.S.
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The Texas Supreme Court denied a motion for relief filed on behalf of Gov. Greg Abbott, thus allowing a temporary restraining order against his mask mandate ban to stand.
The House will now take up a slew of bills already passed by the Senate.
The Texas Education Agency, facing a federal discrimination lawsuit, will not enforce Gov. Greg Abbott's masking order.
Third doses are recommended for Moderna and Pfizer recipients around eight months after second doses.
Abbott is "in good health" and so far has not experienced symptoms, his office said.
From curriculum requirements and state testing to athletic programming, several bills passed during this year’s regular legislative session will affect public schools moving forward.
The gap between Texas’ Hispanic population and non-Hispanic white alone population is shrinking.
In a letter to the Texas Hospital Association on Aug. 9, Gov. Greg Abbott said multiple trauma service areas within Texas have approached the 15% threshold of COVID-19 hospitalizations as a percentage of total hospital capacity.
The special session will be Aug. 7 with 17 items on the agenda ranging from bail reform to employment.