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A North Texas school district appears to be the first to be investigated by the state education agency over whether it gave students access to books with “sexually explicit content,” according to a letter sent to the district that was obtained by the Dallas Morning News.
The addition of vaccination mandates for nursing home workers is seen by many as one more burden for a struggling industry already squeezed by a shrinking workforce during this pandemic.
Texas Republicans are increasing their involvement in local races, hoping to do more to influence municipal and school board elections that have turned into political battlegrounds during the coronavirus pandemic.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is locked in several pitched legal battles with cities, counties and school districts over their bids to require masks in public schools.
President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law on Thursday. The bill passed the U.S. Senate on June 15th by Unanimous Consent and passed the U.S. House on the 16th with overwhelming bipartisan support. Fourteen House members voted against the bill including Rep. Ronny Jackson (TX-13).
On Thursday, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) sent a letter to President Joe Biden, Physician to The President Kevin O’Connor, D.O., and Chief Medical Advisor Anthony Fauci, M.D. calling on President Biden to immediately undergo a cognitive test. In the letter, he asked that the results of the tests be shared with the public.
The UIL Legislative Council meeting was held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin this week. The council approved a proposal on Tuesday to allow Friday night high school football games to be streamed live on the internet.
This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune: Read More Her resignation is effective Friday, she told Gov. Greg Abbott in a letter.
This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune: Read More The Uyghurs are a predominantly Muslim group who live in China’s northwestern region. The Chinese persecution of these people reportedly includes indoctrination camps and forced sterilization of women.
This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune: Read More Abbott's signature will mean that businesses that require so-called vaccine passports can't get state contracts and could lose state licenses or operating permits.