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article (Photo by: Godong/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) A new state law will impact Texans with disabled veteran license plates who want to park in disabled spaces in 2022. According to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, as of January 1, anyone parking in a handicapped space must have a handicapped license plate or …

Brazos Bend State Park: From 8am, the park will lead a 1.2 mile hike along its 40-acre lake trail. First Day Hike stickers will be available while supplies last. Educational terminals along the trail highlight the park’s different ecosystems and wildlife. Visitors can touch various animal skins and see a newborn alligator. Daily usage fee: …

PHARR, Texas — Victor Perez, a former paraprofessional, teacher, principal, and school board member, says teachers are “overworked, underpaid, and burnt out” and he plans to do something about it . Perez, the executive director of Pharr Economic Development Corporation, recently announced that he is running for the Hidalgo County-based open seat of the State …

Election officials say a provision in Texas’ new election law, which took effect Dec. 2, violates their First Amendment rights. December 29, 2021Updated: December 29, 2021 11:17 a.m. A poll worker stamps a ballot before depositing it in a secure box at a ballot drop off location on October 13, 2020 in Austin, Texas. Sergio …

The motion is the latest step in a federal lawsuit filed Dec. 10 by the Harris County election administrator and a volunteer assistant clerk from central Texas. TEXAS, USA – The Harris County Elections Administrator and an Austin-area voter registrar have asked a federal judge to block a Texas law that prohibits election officials from …

MONROE, Louisiana – After 10 days off, ULM returns to the field to open Sun Belt Conference play at 6:30 p.m. Thursday against Texas State. The Warhawks closed non-conference play at 4-10 after a 73-72 overtime loss to Mississippi Valley State on Monday, Dec. 20. Thursday’s match marks the seventh game in eight home matches …

December 28, 2021Update: December 29, 2021 at 12:18 p.m. It will soon be illegal for Texas dog owners to chain their pets outdoors. Anton Deev / Getty Images / iStockphoto Come early January, it will be illegal for texan dog owners to chain their animals outside. Governor Greg Abbott signed a law in October to …

To attract and retain talented business lawyers in a highly competitive Texas market, business law firms are offering six-figure vacation bonuses to their associates this year. Several companies operating in Texas – Akin Gump, DLA Piper, Gibson Dunn, Hogan Lovells, Katten, Norton Rose Fulbright, O’Melveny, Paul Hastings, Simpson Thacher, Weil Gotshal and Willkie Farr – …

Former Sugar Land adviser Himesh Gandhi has been appointed by Gov. Greg Abbot to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, the governor’s office announced last week. The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy ensures that certificates issued as Certified Public Accountants possess the necessary qualifications and can competently practice the profession of public accountant. …

Jefferies Financial Group is clearly emerging as a winner in the Texas Republicans’ efforts to punish Wall Street banks for their restrictive gun policies. Texas’ lucrative municipal bond market, just behind California in issuance, has been in turmoil since a law came into effect on September 1 that prohibits state entities and local governments from …

GUTHRIE, Texas – In a town where horses graze on pastures, a cafe works and the 6666 Ranch and Supply House exists, Hollywood magic happened for the filming of the prequel to “Yellowstone”, “1883”, in Guthrie. In the past two weeks, less than 300 King County residents in the area have adjusted to a small …

Texas State Technical College recently honored its top graduates by recognizing those who completed their college journey through school with perfect and near-perfect grade point averages. With approximately 100 graduates marching onto the Stafford Center stage on Tuesday, Dec. 14, three from the area stood out with their perfect 4.0 GPAs. These graduates include Rodrigo …

(Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images) COPPELL, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from AAA Texas: The statewide average price of gasoline in Texas is $ 2.89 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. This price is one cent lower than on …

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri (AP) – A Republican state official introduced legislation that would ban nearly all abortions in Missouri, mirroring a new Texas law. St. Louis Post-Expedition reports that the bill introduced Thursday by State Representative Mary Elizabeth Coleman Arnold would prohibit terminating a pregnancy once cardiac activity is detected in an embryo, typically around …

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — Laurie Clouse resigned as chief of the Texas State University Police Department in June, following an investigation that said she retaliated against a complaining employee. In her first interview since leaving, Clouse defended her tenure, refuted the findings of the investigation, and said the university retaliated against her for speaking …

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican state representative has introduced legislation that would ban nearly all abortions in Missouri, mirroring a new Texas law. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the bill introduced Thursday by State Representative Mary Elizabeth Coleman of Arnold would ban the termination of a pregnancy once heart activity is detected …

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Republican state official introduced legislation that would ban nearly all abortions in Missouri, mirroring a new Texas law. St. Louis Post-Expedition reports that the bill introduced Thursday by State Representative Mary Elizabeth Coleman Arnold would prohibit terminating a pregnancy once cardiac activity is detected in an embryo, typically around …

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – “Wreaths Across America” ​​held its annual wreath-laying ceremony Saturday, at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, to celebrate the Christmas holidays. Families and friends from across the Big Country came to pay their respects to veterans who were dear to them and who have since passed away. APD appoints Big …

State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer believes members of the US Senate should work as long as it takes to pass two laws. DALLAS – State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer believes members of the United States Senate should work as long as it takes to pass two laws, even if that means working on vacation. The …

ARLINGTON, Texas (KXAN) — Liberty Hill’s dream season ended just before a state championship. South Oak Cliff captured the 5A Division 2 State Championship with a 23-14 win. The Bears broke a 14-14 tie in the fourth quarter, scoring twice while shutting out the Panthers in the second half. South Oak Cliff is the first …

Televangelist Kenneth Copeland is able to use a loophole in Texas state law to legally avoid paying property taxes on his $ 7 million, 18,000 square foot mansion near Forth Worth, a t -on revealed Wednesday. This despite the fact that Copeland is said to be the richest pastor in the United States, with an …

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — As Texas State University students head into winter vacation, dozens still don’t have the homes they signed up for. The View on the Square, a new student apartment complex under construction, has promised a move-in date for their “current lease term” before classes start in August. A spokesperson told KXAN …

Jesse Gilbert was unanimously elected by the Aquarium’s Executive Committee as the new President and CEO following the departure of Tom Schmid. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Texas State Aquarium has a new president and CEO effective Thursday. Jesse Gilbert was unanimously elected by the Aquarium’s Executive Committee as the new President and CEO following …

A newly formed state commission to deal with community college funding will be the first to undertake this effort in nearly 50 years. Established during the 87th Texas Legislature by State Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, the Commission on Community College Funding is a 12-member group tasked with making recommendations on the state’s funding formula for …

The Brainerd community of Chattanooga was devastated in 2016 when a school bus overturned on a winding road and crashed into a tree, killing six children and injuring most of the 37 on board. Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III said he didn’t appreciate what he said were grieving families being approached for lawsuits even …

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. In its expected ruling on Texas’ controversial abortion ban last week, the US Supreme Court expressed serious concerns about the law’s unique enforcement mechanism, which allows anyone to sue those who break the law. …

Nashville – A Chattanooga jury has unanimously declared a Texas law firm, its owner and agents responsible for consumer protection violations and unauthorized practice of law resulting from their actions in soliciting the families of the fatal Chattanooga school bus crash of 2016. On November 12, 2021, the jury ruled in favor of the state …

“Going in circles is fair play” may be a good slogan for sport or even for the hustle and bustle of political life, but it is not a way to preserve constitutional order. Progressives should remember this lesson and resist the temptation to emulate the infamous SB8. This bill, in outright disregard of the Supreme …

Florida professional sports teams would be required to play the national anthem before every home game if they wish to receive government funding under legislation introduced by a Sarasota County legislator that mirrors a Texas bill. The Texas legislation was prompted by the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, which stopped playing the anthem this year under …

“Turnaround is fair play” may be a good slogan for sport or even for political upheavals, but it is no way to preserve constitutional order. Progressives should remember this lesson and resist the temptation to emulate Texas’ famous SB8. This bill, in pure and simple defiance of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe vs. Wade, …

At a time when abortion rights across the country are in jeopardy, the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday allowing abortion providers to challenge a Texas law banning most abortions after six weeks may seem like a promising development for those who still believe that women should have autonomy over their bodies. Yet for those …

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Groups of East Texans have come together to send aid to those affected by the devastating impact of tornadoes in Kentucky. On December 10, a tornado ripped through Kentucky, leaving death and devastation in its path. Towns were razed that night and early in the morning of December 11. Families lost …

Crimewatch: 1 Year Since Texas State Student Jason Landry Disappeared It’s been a year since Jason Landry, 21, disappeared on his way home from school. Her car crashed on a dirt road in Luling, her clothes, phone and wallet were all left behind. FOX 7 Austin’s Shannon Ryan reviews the case. LULING, TX – It …

Anyone with information about Landry’s disappearance is asked to contact Captain Jeff Ferry of the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at 512-956-6727. CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas – On December 13, 2020, Jason Landry, a Texas State University student, disappeared in Caldwell County en route to Houston. Landry’s family lives in Missouri City. A year after his disappearance, …

From April 7 to September 30, multiple law enforcement agencies came together for Operation Triple Beam to achieve a common goal: to target documented gang members. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Dozens of gang members, guns and pounds of drugs are off the streets after a 26-week operation by the Gulf Coast Violent Offender Task Force, …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Hatcher heads to Texas State Former Arkansas State University and Pulaski Academy quarterback Layne Hatcher announced Sunday morning that he was transferring to Texas State. Hatcher has spent the past three seasons at ASU after spending his freshman year redshirted at Alabama. “I will always love the state of Arkansas and the fans …

Texas had the highest number of people killed outside of a disabled vehicle from 2015 to 2019, totaling 263 people through: Gianella Ghiglino Job : December 12, 2021 / 2:00 p.m. CST / Update: December 12, 2021 / 2:00 p.m. CST HOUSTON (KAHI) – According to the latest available data from the National Highway Traffic …

Late game situations have often signaled trouble for the Lamar University women’s basketball team this season. On Friday night, the Cardinals changed that trend, using a decisive fourth quarter to claim a 63-59 win over Texas State at Montagne Center in Beaumont. Trailing by a field goal early in the final period, Lamar’s balanced offense …

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Friday that abortion clinics can move forward with a challenge to Texas’s ban on most abortions, a move that puts state law in jeopardy although the judges allowed it to remain in force for the time being. In a divided opinion, the court said the head of the …

Abortion rights supporters and anti-abortion protesters rallied outside the United States Supreme Court last month in Washington, D.C. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Drew Angerer/Getty Images Abortion rights supporters and anti-abortion protesters rallied outside the United States Supreme Court last month in Washington, D.C. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Saying the Supreme Court “let us …

The Supreme Court is seen in Washington on Wednesday evening, June 30, 2021, as the final rulings on the mandate are awaited. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite) (The Hill) – The Supreme Court on Friday cleared the way for abortion providers to file a federal lawsuit challenging a restrictive Texas law that bans abortion …

Players in the Beaumont community have been cautious when casting COVID for the 2021-22 season, focusing on parts with few parts. But their latest show has wide distribution – well, sort of. The 22-character population of Tuna, Texas – “the third smallest town in the state” – is played by just two actors in BCP’s …

HARRISON COUNTY, TX (KETK) – At the Texas Department of Public Safety Thursday – Meeting of the Public Security Commission, Select Marshall Police Officers, Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputies, DPS Soldiers were awarded for Operation Pine Curtain. Harrison County officials seize 144 grams of suspected methamphetamine At the end of 2017, violent crime related to drug …

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other Opinion content provide perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom journalists. READ MORE The “Metroplex’s Playground”: Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, west of Fort Worth, is slated to open to the public in 2023. Expand …

Some lucky Texans are lucky enough to hunt in unspoilt parts of the state! SPRING BRANCH, Texas – If you’ve ever been to a Texas state park, you’ve probably seen a gorgeous buck and thought, “Man, I’d like to shoot him!” Once a year, some people have this chance. Each year, the Texas Department of …

December 3, 2021 12:24 PM EST Texas law to stamp out ‘critical race theory’ in schools goes into effect A new law aimed at stamping out “critical race theory” in public schools went into effect in Texas on Thursday. Austin, TX- A new law aimed at eradicating “critical race theory” (CRT) in public schools came …

Fake paper license plates cause trouble in Texas Investigators tell FOX 26 that people buy temporary fake plates because their vehicle would fail inspection, to avoid paying fees and tolls, or to conceal their true identities. Houston – Temporary paper license plates continue to appear on vehicles throughout Texas. While some are issued by genuine …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elu3E0AbMlg Oakland News Now – Texas law criminalizes prescribing abortion pills takes effect – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. In 2000, the FDA approved the use of physician-prescribed abortion pills …

In 2000, the FDA approved the use of doctor-prescribed abortion pills for women during their first 10 weeks of pregnancy. SAN ANTONIO – Women in Texas looking for doctor-prescribed abortion pills are now being forced to a smaller window to use the drug following a bill that was passed by the state legislature. Senate Bill …

On Wednesday evening, a federal judge temporarily blocked the Texas law regulating how social media companies can moderate content, hours before it goes into effect. Siding with two tech business groups that had sued the law, U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman banned Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office from enforcing the measure, which bans large social …

KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Kaufman County community is accepting donations to help children and families in crisis with their annual Gift of Hope project. The initiative has been a tradition for six years. It provides $ 100 Walmart gift cards during the holidays to children who are removed from their families due to …

AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a Texas law that seeks to restrict how social media companies moderate their content and has been defended by Republicans who say the platforms are biased against conservatives. The law, signed by Governor Greg Abbott on September 9, would ban platforms with more than 50 …

AUSTIN (KXAN) – New guidelines shared by the International Olympic Committee on transgender and intersex athletes contradict many of the arguments made by Texas lawmakers who approved a ban on student sports this year. After a three-year review with medical and human rights experts as well as athletes, the The IOC last month released a …