Skip to content

George Scott, Academic Equity Advocates, calls for a targeted federal judicial takeover of the Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Monday, April 15, 2024 A former board member of Katy I.S.D. and the Texas Association of School Boards has called for a targeted federal judicial takeover of the Texas Education Agency (TEA), a ban or court-approved restrictions on any voucher program approved by the Texas Legislature, and the abolishment of the STAAR student accountability testing…

Read More

KEEP OUR CREWS AND YOURSELF SAFE IN WORK ZONES

National Work Zone Awareness Week Is April 15-19   April 16, 2024 ATLANTA – Have you ever felt the blast of air from traffic on the side of a highway? The ceaseless noise, staggering winds and two-ton vehicles speeding just feet away can be terrifying for highway workers in work zones. With the Texas population continuing…

Read More

U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales vastly outraises challenger Brandon Herrera ahead of heated congressional runoff

By Matthew Choi, The Texas Tribune April 16, 2024 “U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales vastly outraises challenger Brandon Herrera ahead of heated congressional runoff” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for…

Read More

TPW Commission Approves 2024-25 Statewide Hunting, Migratory Game Bird Regulations

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission have approved hunting regulations for the 2024-25 season with the following modifications and clarifications to 2024-25 Statewide Hunting and Migratory Game Bird proclamations: Eliminate the Light Goose Conservation Order from both eastern and western zones due to continuous declines of wintering light geese in Texas. Extend the…

Read More

Secretary Nelson Convenes Border Trade Advisory Committee Meeting in Brownsville 

April 16, 2024 Brownsville—Texas Secretary of State Jane Nelson, in coordination with the Texas Department of Transportation, convened a meeting of the Border Trade Advisory Committee (BTAC) in Brownsville this morning. “Texas is a leader in international trade, which helps fuel a strong economy for our state,” said Secretary Nelson. “Groups like the Border Trade…

Read More

Lawsuit Alleges Obamacare Plan-Switching Scheme Targeted Low-Income Consumers

By Julie Appleby, KFF Health News April 16, 2024 A wide-ranging lawsuit filed Friday outlines a moneymaking scheme by which large insurance sales agency call centers enrolled people into Affordable Care Act plans or switched their coverage, all without their permission. According to the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of…

Read More

The Skin Cancer Foundation Hits the Road with Destination Healthy Skin Free Screening Program

The long-running mobile education program educates Americans about the world’s most common cancer and provides skin cancer screenings in communities around the country April 16, 2024 (New York, NY) — The Skin Cancer Foundation will launch its annual mobile education and screening program, Destination Healthy Skin, on Sunday, April 21, in Kansas City, Kansas. The program serves the Foundation’s mission to save…

Read More

An optimist chooses to see life differently

By Dr. Billy Holland   The older we are, the more we can see how the world has changed. The Bible reveals the human race fell from God’s favor when Adam and Eve decided to disobey God in the Garden. Since that separation curse, all humans are now born with a depraved nature. Our spirits…

Read More