With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to sock the Texas economy, punching an estimated $7 billion hole in the state’s finances, school officials are beginning to worry state lawmakers will look to make cuts in education spending. House Bill 3, signed into law in June 2019, was an $11.6 billi…
2020 has been a rough year, the roughest in memory for some and the roughest of our lives for others. But don’t count us out yet. We will overcome.
Currently, there is no vaccine for Covid-19 but there is for the seasonal flu. So the earlier you can get your vaccination, the better your protection will be when flu season gets into full swing.
The players have worked hard and adhered to guidelines so they can have their seasons. Fans shouldn’t be the reason it’s ruined.
Schools are following their plans of action to limit the virus’s spread, but they simply could not erase the risk. Be patient with school officials and offer support rather than blame during this trying time.
The Supreme Court’s decision may have resulted from a technicality, but it was the right one for the people.
Now is the time to contact your U.S. representative and senator to let them know where you stand on the matter.
We should all be mindful of the rules in place for school and after-school activities, such as sports, to give our students the greatest chances of having an uninterrupted school year.
Civic engagement doesn’t end at the voting booth. Yes, we elect officials to represent us, but our government works best for all when all have a voice.
Our student athletes have worked hard to have their seasons. The public can help by following the guidelines, and, as a bonus, there should be a decline in the number of active cases here.
For all that Northeast Texas has to offer, there is something missing — an important something when it comes to training the next generation. We’re talking about widespread broadband internet access.
The process of reporting infections is part of the overall scientific process that is living through a pandemic.
If the governor truly wishes to prevent law enforcement budget cuts, tying his financial threat to a line of state funding for local governments might be more effective.
While the idea that a portion of Americans could not vote based on their sex is today ludicrous, it was a reality suffragists sought to change in the early 20th century.
While Covid-19 has thrown a wrench into some aspects of daily life, others are marching forward. That includes a few local calls to action that require your help.
Our local nonprofit agencies exist for a reason. They may not be as visible in the community as they normally would be, but they are still here and will be as long as we don’t forget about them.
“The government closest to the people serves the people best.” Wise words from Thomas Jefferson that are as true today as when he spoke them.
A jobless benefit component should remain part of whatever measure Congress and the Trump Administration concoct, but it should not repeat the mistake of serving as a disincentive to people returning to the workforce.