July 27, 2021 – The Delta variant is feeding new surges in COVID-19 cases around the country weeks before school starts. On top of that, the majority of students in K-12 education are still not eligible for vaccines. Photograph by Mika Baumeister/Unsplash Even though the CDC released guidelines earlier this month easing mask policies in schools,
COVID-19 cases have been increasing in Texas and nationally — mostly among unvaccinated people — as the highly contagious delta variant has become dominant. Here’s what that means for Texans, both vaccinated and unvaccinated.
By ALLYSON WALLER The Texas Tribune A state eviction diversion program launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended, according to a new emergency order from the Texas Supreme Court released on Monday. The diversion program was set to expire on July 27. The new order extends it until Oct. 1.
The winners and finalists in our Best Of The Best reader choice awards were ready to celebrate whether they won or not. One of Houston’s first live events, the room was filled with businesses who found their way through the pandemic. Tuesday night was their night to dance, laugh and shine with more than 300
Seven of the state’s nine veterans homes had a fatality rate of 25% or more, far higher than the statewide average of 11% for nursing homes. Bush has vowed to not renew the operators’ contracts.
Preliminary data shows 99.5% of COVID-related deaths in Texas were among unvaccinated people, according to the Department of State Health Services.
Texas and other states are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, one that’s preying disproportionately on unvaccinated people.
July 19, 2021 – Prince Hayward was 6 or 7 years old the first time he spent the night on an office floor. Hayward was ushered into a common area, and a caseworker fished out a mat for him to sleep on. His parents had lost temporary custody of him — again. The caseworker moved
Abbott reiterated Tuesday that Texas schoolchildren will not face mask requirements as they return to school later this summer.
Dallas is known for its diversity and that extends to the business sector, as the Dallas-Fort Worth area leads the nation with the most minority-owned startups, and the state of Texas ranks No. 2 among best states for Black entrepreneurs. The disruptions of the past year have cast a spotlight on the unique hurdles that