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AOC rips into Texas governor for blaming storm outages on the Green New Deal, saying his ‘failed leadership’ is the true ‘deadly deal’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez excoriated Texas’ governor for blaming power outages on the Green New Deal. “Here’s a reminder: Texas runs 80-90% on fossil fuels,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. Millions are without power in Texas amid a devastating winter storm. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday […]
AOC rips into Texas governor for blaming storm outages on the Green New Deal, saying his ‘failed leadership’ is the true ‘deadly deal’
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Republican governors are ordering their National Guard troops home from DC amid backlash over members resting in a parking garage

Several Republican governors said they’re ordering their National Guard members to return home from DC, amid reports that the Guardsmen have endured poor conditions. The governors of Florida, Montana, New Hampshire, and Texas have recently complained about the way the troops were treated. Over 20,000 Guardsmen were sent to Washington, […]
Republican governors are ordering their National Guard troops home from DC amid backlash over members resting in a parking garage
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At least 60 residents of a luxury Houston apartment complex managed to get a COVID-19 vaccine — but Texas health officials say it’s not an approved provider.

At least 60 residents of a luxury Houston apartment complex have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the general manager told the Daily Beast. A spokesperson for Houston’s Health Department, however, has said that the apartment complex is not a registered vaccine provider. Texas Department of State Health Services’ map of local […]
At least 60 residents of a luxury Houston apartment complex managed to get a COVID-19 vaccine — but Texas health officials say it’s not an approved provider.
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A federal judge blocks Texas from limiting voters to one ballot drop-off site per county and forcing them to travel long distances to cast ballots

A US federal judge ruled on Friday preventing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott from reducing the number of mail-in ballot drop-off sites to one site per country, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Abbott’s order would have required people to travel for miles just to reach one ballot drop-off location, which Democrats […]
A federal judge blocks Texas from limiting voters to one ballot drop-off site per county and forcing them to travel long distances to cast ballots
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the shutdown of some ballot drop-off locations, limiting each county to just one, a month before the general election

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered some ballot drop-off locations in the state to close. The move limits each county to just one location for people who are dropping off their absentee ballots. Abbott’s proclamation comes about a month before the presidential elections on November 3. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the shutdown of some ballot drop-off locations, limiting each county to just one, a month before the general election
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‘Patients are suffering across the board’: A Texas ER doctor said hospitals are getting overwhelmed with patients of varying causes as the state gets battered by coronavirus outbreaks

Dr. Natasha Kathuria, an emergency medicine physician with expertise in public health and epidemiology, has been treating patients at the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Based in Austin, Texas, she described how doctors in the six different ERs where she works have become overrun with both coronavirus and non-coronavirus […]
‘Patients are suffering across the board’: A Texas ER doctor said hospitals are getting overwhelmed with patients of varying causes as the state gets battered by coronavirus outbreaks
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An impassioned obituary for a 79-year-old coronavirus victim blames Trump for his death, then calls out Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and people who refused to wear masks

The widow of a coronavirus patient in Texas is blaming President Donald Trump, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and anti-maskers for her husband’s death. Stacey Nagy published an impassioned obituary which ran in the Jefferson Jimplecute, according to a note that Nagy wrote on Twitter. “The blame for his death and […]
An impassioned obituary for a 79-year-old coronavirus victim blames Trump for his death, then calls out Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and people who refused to wear masks
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US National Hurricane Centre set Hurricane Hanna back to tropical storm status

Early Sunday, the US National Hurricane Centre announced that Hurricane Hanna is now under a Tropical Storm status. On Saturday, the US National Hurricane Centre declared Hurricane Hanna as the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. On Sunday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that that the Federal Emergency […]
US National Hurricane Centre set Hurricane Hanna back to tropical storm status
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Texas coronavirus cases decline as businesses reopen and people resume social lives, but Houston mayor warns, ‘The virus is still here’

Shops, gyms, offices, bars, nail salons, cinemas, barbershops, beaches, gyms, offices, childcare facilities, and personal care services are among the businesses that have reopened in Texas. Professional sports leagues, including basketball, baseball, football, and tennis, can hold events from May 31, but fans are not allowed. Regardless of the type […]
Texas coronavirus cases decline as businesses reopen and people resume social lives, but Houston mayor warns, ‘The virus is still here’
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Police took 4 minutes to corner the Santa Fe shooter and 25 to capture him — here’s what we know about how the lengthy firefight went down

School resource officers confronted the shooter at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, four minutes after gunfire was first reported and captured him after another 25 minutes, authorities said. The officers, particularly John Barnes, were praised as heroes for their quick response during the shooting on Friday. It’s unclear […]
Police took 4 minutes to corner the Santa Fe shooter and 25 to capture him  —  here’s what we know about how the lengthy firefight went down
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Texas Is Going To Appeal A Judge’s Ruling Overturning Its Ban On Gay Marriage

Texas will appeal a federal judge’s ruling Wednesday that the state’s ban on gay marriages is unconstitutional, Attorney General Greg Abbott said. Here’s the full statement from Abbott, who is also the Republican frontrunner in the state’s gubernatorial race: “This is an issue on which there are good, well-meaning people […]
Texas Is Going To Appeal A Judge’s Ruling Overturning Its Ban On Gay Marriage
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Texas Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge in San Antonio ruled Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional Wednesday. Judge Orlando Garcia of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas issued an injunction stopping the state from enforcing a law that would prevent same-sex couples from getting married and would ban […]
Texas Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional
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