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Gov. Abbott to Provide COVID-19 Update on Thursday
Texas Governor Greg Abbott will hold a press conference on Thursday (September 17th) at noon at the Texas State Capitol to provide an update on how COVID-19 is impacting the State of Texas.
Gov. Abbott will be joined by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker of the Texas House Dennis Bonnen, and ot…
Senator John Cornyn and MJ Hegar Set to Debate in October
We are now less than 50 days away from the November 3rd election. In fact, just 48 days remain until election day. In Texas, voters will begin voting early on October 13th.
With those dates fast approaching, it was announced on Tuesday that Senator John Cornyn and his Democratic challenger, MJ Hegar,…
Texans Are Paying Down Credit Card Debt
It may be hard to believe, but during the middle of a pandemic, Texans are actually paying down their credit card debt.
According to a study from WalletHub, it's not just Texans that are paying down credit card debt during the coronavirus pandemic...
NHC Predicts 'Unsurvivable Storm Surge' With Hurricane Laura
Hurricane Laura is strengthening and according to the Associated Press, could become a catastrophic Category 4 Hurricane by the end of the day on Wednesday. In the storm's path sit both the Texas and Louisiana coasts and residents who are boarding up homes and businesses before evacuating...
Abbott Says TEA Has Obtained 1 Million Devices & WiFi Hotspots
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Thursday night that the Texas Education Agency had obtained over 1 million devices that will help with students who are attending school virtually during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to a press release from the Governor's office, the money came from…

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