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State of Emergency Declared: Coronavirus Is Airborne

Medical experts have also sounded the alarm that the virus could well be transmitted through the air. “Currently available research supports the possibility that (COVID-19) could be spread via bioaerosols generated directly by patients’ exhalation,” Harvey Fineberg, who heads a ...

National Education Nonprofit Offers Free Virtual Workshops during COVID-19 Pandemic

As communities across Texas face school closures due to the COVID-19 health crisis, New Tech Network (NTN) — a national education nonprofit and leading design partner for comprehensive K-12 school change — is offering four free virtual workshops to support ...

How Your Team Colors Lift Spirits In These Trying Times

Fashion has always been a powerful way to express ourselves, and the colors we wear, psychologists say, reflect our personality.

Judicial Watch Sues to Force North Carolina to Clean Its Voter Rolls

Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit against North Carolina and two of its counties for failing to clean their voter rolls. According to Judicial Watch’s analysis of voter registration data, many of North Carolina’s 100 counties have ...

Broad Coalition of Civil Rights Groups Oppose the Department of Labor’s National Interest Exemption Suspending Critical Affirmative Action Regulations for Federal Contractors Responding to COVID-19

On April 7, 2020 a broad coalition of 56 civil rights and workers’ rights organizations led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ...

AFT Slams New Trump Rule Exposing Frontline Workers to COVID-19

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten issued the following statement after President Trump announced new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines revoking the recommended 14-day quarantine for frontline workers who have been exposed to—and may be infected with—COVID-19. ...

Local Pastors Join Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware In Urging Governor Carney for Racial Breakdown in State Coronavirus Cases

As of today, Delaware is one of many states that has yet to release demographic data on the race or ethnicity of people who've tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters to Immediately Sanitize Vehicle Interiors

Houston-based company, Rhino Pro, an automotive upfitting company specializing in fleet and aftermarket accessories, has announced the immediate addition of a vehicle interior spray that combats the spread of coronavirus in the Houston community. The spray goes through a vehicle's ...

Comcast Launches Xfinity Education Destination for Kids K-12 with Thousands of Free Resources

Comcast today announced that it has made nearly 2,000 hours of programming and thousands of free titles available to Xfinity video customers to give children and parents quick and easy access to educational programming by grade level as part of ...

COVID-19 Network Update

Comcast is continuing to focus on network reliability and performance. They are seeing an unprecedented shift in network usage, but it’s within the network’s capability and we continue to deliver the speeds and support the capacity our customers need while ...

Frost to Donate $2 Million to Charities Across Texas & Yes to Youth Is One of Them

Funds will be spread across regions where Frost operates, helping pandemic relief efforts

Governor Abbott Announces Emergency Waiver Of Federal Match Requirement For Victims Services Grant Recipients

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his Public Safety Office (PSO) will provide a one-time emergency waiver of the federally required cash or in-kind match contribution required for the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) and STOP Violence Against Women Act ...

Lawsuit Against ICE to Release Medically Vulnerable People from Texas Detention Facility

The ACLU of Texas, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, and the national ACLU today sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and DHS officials on behalf of four immigrants detained in Conroe, Texas at the Montgomery Processing Center (MPC). The lawsuit ...

Governor Abbott, HHS Announce Federal Approval Of Emergency SNAP Benefits

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide more than $168 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits to help Texans during the COVID-19 response.

Remote Learning Resources for Texas Parents

As we are in unprecedented times with the COVID-19 public health crisis, our state and local leaders are trying to make the best decisions to protect and assist as many Texans as possible. As you are aware, Governor Abbott closed ...

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