Tag: Austin

Dallas begins making arrests as Texas cities enforce curfews

By JAKE BLEIBERG and JIM VERTUNO Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police enforced a nighttime curfew by making dozens of arrests Sunday night, in...

128,000 more Texans file for unemployment as businesses continue to reopen

By Texas Tribune Another 128,105 Texans filed for unemployment last week, just a slight dip from the roughly 134,000 claims filed the week ending May...

Joe Biden to headline Texas Democrats’ virtual convention

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joe Biden will close out Texas Democrats' virtual convention next month that was moved online over fears of the coronavirus. The...

Protesters rally for lifting COVID restrictions on Texas

AUSTIN — As more sectors of the Texas economy reopened from the freeze of the coronavirus pandemic, a few dozen anti-government demonstrators rallied Saturday...

Abbott: State agencies to trim budgets by 5% to prepare for ‘economic shock’

By Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune Texas’ top Republican leaders asked certain state agencies and higher education institutions Wednesday to “submit a plan identifying savings” to...

Texas continues swift reopening, including return of sports

JIM VERTUNO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott gave permission Monday to reopen practically every facet of daily life in Texas,...

Transportation agency hacked in 2nd Texas government attack

DALLAS (AP) — Texas' transportation agency has become the second part of the state government to be hit by a ransomware attack in recent...

Abbott increases early voting period for runoff election

Governor Greg Abbott has signed a proclamation increasing the early voting period for the July 14 runoff election. Early voting will begin on June 29...

Texas high courts hit by ransomware attack, refuse to pay

By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Texas courts have been hit with a ransomware attack that took down the website and case management...

More than 1,000 new virus cases, 39 more deaths in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — At least 1,000 more people in Texas have tested positive for COVID-19 as the number of cases continues to climb...