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Biden to Direct $100 Billion in Federal Contracts to ‘Disadvantaged’ Businesses to Shrink Racial Wealth Gap

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College Station Bans Traditional Pet Shops

At Thursday's meeting, the College Station city council passed an ordinance that prohibits the sale of non-rescue dogs and cats in pet...

College Station to Vote on ROO in Special Meeting Today

The College Station City Council meets Monday at 4 p.m. at city hall to consider a Restricted Occupancy Overlay (ROO). The ordinance would allow single-family...

College Station Plans on Borrowing Additional $62 Million Without Taxpayer Vote

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Brazos Valley Hospitalizations Continue to Decline After Mask Order Rescinded

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34 on March 2, 2021, and the order went into effect on March 10, 2021....

A family reads the Black Wall Street Memorial during festivities of the 100 year anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre in Tulsa, Okla., May 29, 2021. (Lawrence Bryant/Reuters)

President Joe Biden intends to present a range of plans to shrink the Black-White wealth gap during his speech in Tulsa, Okla. Tuesday, including funneling $100 billion in federal contracts to ‘disadvantaged businesses,’ according to an administrative official familiar with the proposal.

Biden is scheduled to introduce the plan Tuesday at an event memorializing the 100th anniversary of the massacre perpetrated against the African-American section of the town,

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Abbott Exercises His Veto Powers

Sunday marked the last day that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott could consider bills passed by the state Legislature during the regular 87th Legislative Session....

Texas Home School Coalition Reflects on the Session

During this legislative session, legislators heard from citizens and delivered two key homeschooling reforms: allowing equal access to the school resources that families pay...

Texans to Vote on Constitutional Amendments

As they do each odd-numbered year, Texas voters will decide whether to amend the state constitution in a variety of ways proposed by the...

Abbott Signs & Vetoes Bills

Governor Abbott Signs & Vetoes Bills In total, Abbott signed 1,034 bills,...

Abbott Signs Budget, Vetoes Funding of Legislature

Late Friday afternoon, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the $248.5 billion biennial budget for 2022-2023. Abbott took to Twitter to call the budget “fiscally conservative”,...

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