Submit Your News

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Even though Texas Democrats have effectively sidelined the state House in hopes of blocking a voting restrictions bill, the Senate is nearing the end of its work on Republican priorities for the special legislative session. On Friday, Senators passed a bill that would strip requirements that…

The Texas Legislature has given approval for the region's first medical school after lawmakers OK'd authorizing the Health Science Center at UT Tyler to put resources toward gaining accreditation for a doctor of medicine program.

Texas lawmakers will adjourn the regular session on Monday — Memorial Day — but Gov. Greg Abbott has already indicated he will call a special session in the fall to grapple with redistricting after detailed census results are finally released.

After a year of isolation from loved ones and lack of physical contact with their families in some cases, Texas nursing home residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are now allowed unlimited visits — and hugs — from their loved ones as long as the facility permits it, according to new rules announced Tuesday by state health officials.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick hastily convened a session of the Texas Senate on Monday as members suspended their own rules and took highly unusual steps to immediately push through a bill that would force the state’s utility regulator to reverse billions of dollars in charges for wholesale electricity during last month’s winter storm.