houstonchronicle.com — 2+ min ago
As Texas GOP celebrates wins on abortion and voting, Dems predict a 2022 reckoning
Diego Bernal, D-San Antonio. ... Jim Murphy, a Houston Republican who chairs the House GOP Caucus, noted that lawmakers also recently ... of Family and Protective Services. ... I think it also will energize a lot of women within the Republican Party that are pro-choice,” Cross ... Yet no issue has stirred as much controversy as Senate Bill 8, the new abortion law that effectively ... ...
nbcsports.com — 1+ day ago
Biles: USA Gymnastics, FBI "turned a blind eye" to Nassar's abuse
Biles was joined by gold medalists McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman, and gymnast Maggie Nicols, who was ... FBI "turned a blind eye" as hundreds of athletes were abused by Larry Nassar, the disgraced former USA ... The Senate Judiciary Committee is also hearing testimony from FBI Director Christopher Wray and Justice ... She said USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee "knew that I was abused ... -- a claim contradicted by Penny and the chairman of the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors. ... ...
msn.com — 11+ hour, 49+ min ago
Migrant numbers under Texas bridge double to 8,000+ in 24 hours: "Out of control'
in Del Rio, Texas has doubled to more than 8,000 in a single day, with sources telling Fox News that ... Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Wednesday that there were 208,887 migrant encounters in ... Yvette Herrell, R-N.M. ... and poverty in Central America. ... Fox News first reported the numbers. ... ...
msn.com — 11+ hour, 55+ min ago
Three things Houstonians need to know about Texas' new voting laws
The effort was ultimately blocked by the Texas Supreme Court. ... lot differently in Texas after Governor Greg Abbott inked his signature on Senate Bill 1. ... County used in the 2020 elections to boost voter turnout and accessibility, per Alexa Ura of the Texas ... The Texas voting bill tightens voting rules and clamps down on counties' freedom to expand alternatives ... on how to determine their eligibility, according to the Texas Tribune. ... ...
seattlepi.com — 2+ hour, 36+ min ago
TX Brownsville TX Zone Forecast
Zone Forecasts for Deep South Texas National Weather Service Brownsville TX 358 AM CDT Thu Sep 16 2021 ... Padre Island, Laguna Heights, and Laguna Vista 358 AM CDT Thu Sep 16 2021 .TODAY...Partly cloudy in ... TX Brownsville TX Zone Forecast for Wednesday, September 15, 2021 _____ 675 FPUS54 KBRO 160858 ZFPBRO ... Highs around 90. $$ TXZ252-170300- Starr- Including the cities of Rio Grande City and Roma 358 AM CDT ... Highs in the lower 90s. $$ TXZ257-170300- Coastal Cameron- Including the cities of Port Isabel, South ... ...
news.yahoo.com — 12+ hour, 37+ min ago
Key Florida Republicans cool to adopting "cut and paste" Texas abortion bill
Passidomo told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Tuesday that she supports much of the Texas law but does not ... But adopting a "cut and paste" replica of Texas Senate Bill 8 is also unlikely, Sen. ... Lori Berman, D-Boynton Beach, predicting suburban women of both parties will make that apparent when ... against Democrat Jared Polis, the nation's first openly gay elected governor, the Denver Post reports ... it reported that she told the Argus Foundation Monday, "I am pro-life but I am not pro-telling on your ... ...
msn.com — 12+ hour, 49+ min ago
GOP's Matt Krause joins race against Texas AG Ken Paxton
Bush and Eva Guzman, a former Texas Supreme Court justice, have already launched GOP primary challenges ... A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, Krause said he saw an opening in the field and said ... Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Paxton. ... Dallas civil rights attorney Lee Merritt, who has represented the families of Black people killed by ... Krause is a Texas state representative who has previously supported Paxton. ... ...
texasattorneygeneral.gov — 4+ hour, 39+ min ago
AG Paxton Applauds Texas Supreme Court; Disability Claims on Mail-In Ballots Reserved for Texans With Actual Illness or Disability
the Texas Supreme Court for ruling that election officials in Dallas, Cameron, El Paso, Harris and Travis ... Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's Election Fraud Unit arrested and booked Monica Mendez into the Victoria ... "I applaud the Texas Supreme Court for ruling that certain election officials' definition of 'disability ... County Jail on June 23, 2021. ... Election law established by the Texas Legislature generally requires in-person voting, and allows mail ... ...
chron.com — 43+ min ago
Illinois Attorney General Raoul joins lawsuit against Texas
, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia ... Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada ... On Wednesday, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, as part of a coalition of 24 attorneys general, ... Joining Raoul in filing today’s brief are the attorneys general of California, Colorado, Connecticut, ... The brief, filed today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, argues ... ...
texastribune.org — 2+ hour, 38+ min ago
Texas AG Ken Paxton gets new challenger in state Rep. Matt Krause
Texas AG Ken Paxton gets new challenger in state Rep. Matt Krause The Texas Tribune...