Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 4 days ago

City of Dallas: Proposed FY 2020-21 budget released

In developing the FY 2020-21 and FY 2021-22 biennial budget, the City considered two significant factors: the drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to reimagine public safety. “This year, the global COVID-19 pandemic brought un...

Southwest / Texas - 5 days ago

$20 Million COVID-19 rent relief program approved

HOUSTON— The City of Houston has approved a $20 million rent relief package to help Houstonians who cannot pay rent due to economic challenges caused by COVID-19. Funding for the City’s second rental relief package includes $15 million fr...

Southwest / Texas - 5 days ago

MASK UP! Or get fined

HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department will be issuing warnings and citations to anyone not wearing a face mask or face covering required by the state’s mandatory mask order. Police will not ticket those who are not wearing a mask if the...

Southwest / Texas - 5 days ago

What did Trump say?

Just when we thought that President Donald Trump couldn’t go further off the deep end with his bizarre statements, he — like the Energizer Bunny — just keeps going and going and going. Let’s take the top three statements that...

Southwest / Texas - 5 days ago

Unemployment Crisis

HOUSTON – The word they use is “negotiating,” but it is more fitting to flat out call it what it is —fighting — as Democrats and Republicans are trying to reach a decision on what to do about unemployment benefits during...

Southwest / Texas - 5 days ago

Look – Listen – Analyze – Reject

By: Omowale Luthuli-Allen If you believe the wrong source of information, your errors need to be corrected because this contest is TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, LIVE or DIE. One source, one voice undermines science. One source, one voice supports science. O...

Southwest / Texas - 5 days ago

The impact of COVID-19 on educational development

By: Bobby E. Mills, PhD Life is about priority setting. Priorities are values, and values are about importance ordering. Educational development for children should be top priority, because of 21st century technological advances, technical skill empl...