News Affecting Texans

Young Girls Who Met on a Ship Sailing for America 75 Years Ago are Reunited: ‘I could never forget her’

It’s not uncommon for reunions to take place within a few years of the initial event—or maybe ten to twenty years after the first meeting. But a reunion after 75 years is truly astounding. That’s exactly what took place recently between immigrants Lena and Yolanda, who were young girls when they first met during a
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Volcanoes Were Erupting on the Moon One Billion Years More Recently Than Previously Thought

– Volcanoes were erupting on the moon a billion years more recently than previously thought, according to new research from the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Scientists had previously believed the moon became “geologically dead” three billion years ago. However, new lunar samples collected during China’s Chang’E-5 mission
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Here’s What Democrats Will Blame for Getting Shellacked in the Midterm Elections

Well, it’s official. The Democrats’ Jim Crow 2.0 is on its deathbed – at least in Georgia. Early voter turnout has reached near-record levels, and when all is said and… ...

Republicans rally around Trump in Robstown

With early voting opening on Monday, Texas Republican candidates from the Coastal Bend, Rio Grade Valley and those seeking statewide office rallied support around former President Donald Trump on Saturday. ...

WATCH: Hilarious Babylon Bee Take on Californians Canvassing for Beto in Texas

There are more and more signs that the wave is coming, and Republican campaigns are gaining steam all over the country. I wrote earlier today about how even in New… ...

Biological Male Volleyball Player’s Devastating Spike to Face Severely Injures Young Female Opponent

A female high school volleyball player in North Carolina recently suffered severe injuries to her head and neck after a biological male opponent hard-spiked a ball at an alleged 70… ...

MSNBC’s Joy Reid ‘Explains’ Why DeSantis Is Popular With Hispanics and It Couldn’t Be More Ridiculous

MSNBC’s race-hustling host Joy Reid and her ridiculous ReidOut cartoon show have repeatedly demonstrated her ability to connect, in two dots or less, everything in America with “racism” and “white… ...

Your Inspired Weekly Horoscope From Rob Brezsny: A ‘Free Will Astrology’

Our partner Rob Brezsny provides his weekly wisdom to enlighten our thinking and motivate our mood. Rob’s Free Will Astrology, is a syndicated weekly column appearing in over a hundred publications. He is also the author of Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia: How All of Creation Is Conspiring To Shower You with Blessings. (A free
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She Built a $15,000 Cottage in the Back Yard For a Brother With Autism: ‘The change has been incredible’

A woman built her brother a little house in her back garden and says it’s been a “game-changer” to give him the independence he needs. Tiffany Chou moved back to Hawaii from New York City to look after her 33-year-old brother, who has autism, after hearing that he was unhappy in his residential home. The
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Shooting Arrest of Democrat Nevada Senator and Mayoral Candidate’s Son Points to Sisolak’s Disastrous Policies on Crime

A Democrat Nevada state Senator, Pat Spearman, who is running for North Las Vegas Mayor, is in the spotlight speaking about gun violence. This is because Spearman’s son, whom she… ...

Stunning New Poll in NY Governor’s Race Shows Great News for Zeldin

The gubernatorial race in New York was the sleeper race that not too many were paying attention to at the start, figuring that Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) probably didn’t have… ...

The New ‘Pride Flag’ Is a Seizure-Causing Kaleidoscope of Color

I’ll start with some research on the origins of the Pride Flag, so here goes. You’re welcome in advance. 1978 The first Rainbow flag was made by San Francisco resident… ...

Cure for Baldness Could Be on the Horizon as Hair Cells Are Generated in a Lab

A team of researchers from Japan studying the processes of hair growth has successfully generated hair follicles in cultures. Their in vitro experiments add to the understanding of hair follicle development, which could lead to useful applications for treating hair loss disorders. Scientists grew the fully mature hair follicles with long shafts using a technique
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Breast cancer survivor, volunteer promotes nurse navigators to help early diagnosed patients

SAN ANTONIO – A breast cancer survivor is advising cancer patients on how to utilize resources to navigate the complexities of treatment and therapy. A cancer diagnosis can be among… ...

Beloved San Antonio radio host Russell Rush dies after valiant cancer battle, family says

SAN ANTONIO – KSAT 12 is sending thoughts and prayers to Rush and his family. A beloved, longtime San Antonio radio host has died. Russell Rush, a radio host for… ...

Yo, Democrat Party: 80 Percent of Voters Oppose Gender ‘Reassignment’ Surgery on Children, Why Not You?

This turned out to be an unwittingly interesting week, for me. I wrote an article on Wednesday about a veteran physician assistant who was fired for refusing to follow “gender-reassignment… ...

There’s Quite a Bit More to the Story of Adam Kinzinger Saving a Woman’s Life

On a warm August night in 2006, just after midnight, Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s life changed. Kinzinger and his girlfriend, Megan, were walking on North Avenue in Milwaukee when they saw… ...

Another Business Closes up Shop in San Francisco, Cites Intolerable Crime Levels

Another San Francisco business has announced they will be pulling up stakes and moving out of the city because of intolerable crime and homelessness. On Wednesday, the CEO of Cotopaxi,… ...

New Democrat Cope Drops Over the Election, and the Goalposts Go Into the Sea

I warned you that things would get dumber for the election, and things are most certainly getting dumber. With the generic ballot shifting firmly in favor of the Republican Party… ...

Arizona Sues Biden Administration After Being Ordered to Remove Storage Containers Closing Border Gaps

Arizona is suing the federal government after they were ordered to remove the storage containers placed along open areas along the southern border. The storage containers were placed along the… ...

Texas trooper fired for inaction during Uvalde school massacre

Some family members of the victims have already been notified. UVALDE, Texas — One of the first Texas state troopers to arrive at the scene of the May 24 elementary… ...

The First Neanderthal Family: Ancient Genome of 13 Individuals Show They Were Just Like Us in Many Ways

Ancient genomes of 13 individual Neanderthals show they ate, slept, loved and died in the company of their kin and were connected to other groups that made up a region’s Neanderthal population. An international team mapped DNA from the bones of eight adult males and five children to shed fresh light on our ancient cousins.
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Dwayne Johnson Surprises ‘Real-life Hero’ and Brings Him on TV to Honor His Services

An opportunity to meet Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a once-in-a-lifetime moment, but charity-superhero Yuri Williams got so much more than just a handshake when The Rock decided he wanted to do something special for him. Soon to hit the silver screen as a superhero himself, The Rock surprised Yuri on live TV, brought him
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Operation Lone Star Combats Growing National Fentanyl Crisis

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry.Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing to work together to secure the border; stop the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and people into Texas; and prevent, detect, and interdict transnational criminal behavior between ports of entry.

Since the launch of Operation Lone Star, the multi-agency effort has led to over 317,000 migrant apprehensions and more than 21,000 criminal arrests, with more than 18,600 felony charges reported. In the fight against fentanyl, DPS has seized over 342 million lethal doses of fentanyl during this border mission.

Texas has also bused over 8,200 migrants to our nation's capital since April, over 3,400 migrants to New York City since August 5, and more than 1,000 migrants to Chicago since August 31. The busing mission is providing much-needed relief to our overwhelmed border communities.

Operation Lone Star continues to fill the dangerous gaps left by the Biden Administration's refusal to secure the border. Every individual who is apprehended or arrested and every ounce of drugs seized would have otherwise made their way into communities across Texas and the nation due to President Biden's open border policies.

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS FROM OPERATION LONE STAR:

Governor Abbott Launches Statewide "One Pill Kills" Campaign

Governor Abbott this week announced the launch of the State of Texas' coordinated "One Pill Kills" campaign to combat the growing national fentanyl crisis, which is a deadly byproduct of President Biden's open border policies. Governor Abbott also announced new laws to be considered this upcoming legislative session that would classify fentanyl as a poisoning, allow charging an individual for murder if they distribute fentanyl or drugs laced with fentanyl that kill someone, and make NARCAN more readily available across the state for Texans exposed to fentanyl.

"Fentanyl remains the single deadliest drug threat our state and nation has ever encountered, killing four Texans every day," said Governor Abbott. "In the Biden Administration's negligence to address this national security threat, Texas has designated Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations and is launching a statewide public awareness campaign to fight the fentanyl crisis in our state."

Last month, Governor Abbott directed state agency leaders to ramp up efforts to respond to the crisis, including coordinating outreach to raise awareness of fentanyl's lethality and prevalence.

Read the press release announcing the statewide "One Pill Kills" campaign.




Governor Abbott Holds Roundtable, Press Conference In Waco On Fentanyl Crisis

Governor Abbott held a press conference following a roundtable discussion with state and local law enforcement at the DPS Waco Regional Laboratory on Tuesday to highlight the newly launched "One Pill Kills" campaign.

"Fentanyl is killing innocent Texans, with well over a thousand lives lost from communities across our state due to the pervasiveness of deadly synthetic opioids," said Governor Abbott. "This clandestine killer is produced and distributed by Mexican drug cartels, which cunningly disguise fentanyl to look like legitimate prescription medications, and even candy to appeal to children."

Governor Abbott issued an executive order last month designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations and instructing DPS to take immediate action to keep Texans safe amid the growing fentanyl crisis. The Governor also sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris requesting federal terrorist classifications for the Sinaloa Cartel and Jalisco New Generation Cartel, as well as other cartels producing and distributing deadly fentanyl.




GOVERNOR ABBOTT: Confronting Mexican Drug Cartels As Terrorists

In an op-ed for the El Paso Times, Governor Abbott explains the significance of his recent designation of Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations and why President Biden must take action to confront the dangers these transnational criminal organizations pose to Texans across the state, as well as the whole nation.

"President Biden has already declared the cartel-driven fentanyl and opioid crisis a national emergency on paper but is doing little to solve it in practice," wrote Governor Abbott. "If our nation's leaders truly care about ensuring Americans' safety, President Biden will declare Mexican drug cartels foreign terrorist organizations, as Texas already has, and take actions to mitigate against increasingly deadly cartel threats surging across our border."

A federal designation of Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations would freeze cartel assets, weakening the financial support of trafficking activities. Federal investigators and prosecutors could also aggressively pursue the enhanced criminal sentences applicable to drug traffickers who fund foreign terrorist organizations. Additionally, designating cartels as federal terrorist organizations would heighten public awareness, while signaling to the international community that America will not tolerate terrorists who poison its citizens.

Read Governor Abbott's latest op-ed.




WATCH: DPS Director McCraw Discusses Governor Abbott's Anti-Fentanyl Efforts

DPS Director Steve McCraw joined Fox News this week to discuss Governor Abbott's statewide "One Pill Kills" campaign to combat the growing national fentanyl crisis and the Mexican drug cartels that produce and distribute the deadly synthetic opioid. Because the federal government is failing to secure the southern border and address the deadly threat of fentanyl, Governor Abbott has had to deploy unprecedented resources to stop cartels from smuggling illegal drugs into Texas communities.

"The Governor is not just focused on the enforcement portion but also education--enlisting state agencies, enlisting the communities across Texas, and enlisting the media to educate parents and adults about the dangers of fentanyl," said Director McCraw. "Mexican cartels are the most powerful, ruthless, and depraved criminal organizations in the world. They care only about making money. People are a commodity when they move them across the border, and they couldn't care less about overdose deaths in Texas."




WATCH: DPS Lt. Olivarez Emphasizes Need For Federal Solutions To Border Crisis

DPS Lt. Chris Olivarez spoke with Fox News' Neil Cavuto about how transnational criminal organizations are taking advantage of President Biden's failure to secure the border and implement long-term solutions to mass migration. Lt. Olivarez says DPS continues to deal with a record influx of illegal immigrants and human smuggling at the border as the Biden Administration fails to act.

"Criminals have been able to smuggle people since last year, and they feel they can now operate with no consequences," said Lt. Olivarez. "If they come across our men and women of DPS, we will arrest them. There will be consequences for those individuals violating state law. But the fact that the federal government has allowed an open border policy, the criminal organizations exploit that. It's a multibillion-dollar trade, and they're not going to lose their profits."




Texas National Guard Apprehends Over 103,000 Illegal Immigrants At Border

Texas National Guard soldiers have apprehended or encountered more than 103,000 would-be illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande Valley alone since the launch of Operation Lone Star through mid-October 2022, according to Texas Military Department Task Force East data. While some people attempting to illegally cross the Texas-Mexico border are searching for a better life, criminals, drug smugglers, and human traffickers use those same routes. Because of Operation Lone Star, those criminal elements are now detected and apprehended at the border.

"Every day we come into work and notice that a lot of Border Patrol sections are understaffed, so I feel that having our presence here definitely helps," said Staff Sgt. Joel Martinez, Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry. "We go into a local gas station, and the locals are always thanking us for doing what we do here."




WATCH: Fox News Embeds With DPS, Immediately Encounters Illegal Immigrants

Fox News correspondent Joy Addison rode along with DPS troopers near McAllen, and just minutes into the early morning patrol they encountered a group of illegal immigrants who had recently crossed a dangerous section of the Rio Grande River. A few minutes later, a second group was seen and apprehended. The Hidalgo County Sheriff told Fox News his office recently rescued 84 illegal immigrants from a tractor trailer transporting them to a stash house.

"The number of deaths that have taken place and immigrants who have lost their life because of this current border crisis is a record we've never seen before," said DPS Lt. Chris Olivarez. "It's hard to actually put a number on how many illegal immigrants have come across because there are so many. There are also those individuals that come across and don't set off any cameras."



WATCH: DPS Troopers Discover Illegal Immigrants Hiding In Horse Trailer

DPS troopers stopped a truck towing a homemade horse trailer in Kinney County. As a trooper was approaching the vehicle, he noticed several individuals concealed inside the trailer. The driver was arrested and charged with human smuggling. Six illegal immigrants were referred to Border Patrol.




WATCH: Texas National Guard Soldier Recounts Recent Illegal Border Activity

A Texas National Guard soldier stationed near Laredo described the recent illegal activity he detected at the border, including an encounter with nine illegal immigrants trespassing on a private ranch. Using assets to track the group through the brush, soldiers and Border Patrol agents were able to apprehend the illegal immigrants.

"Oftentimes, we'll get a group that will disperse in areas like this," said 2nd Lt. Joshua Helton, Alpha Company Platoon Leader, Task Force Center. "Every night is different. Usually during the weekdays, we'll get multiple groups, and we have to be smart and maneuver from one point to the other and maneuver our assets as well to make sure we get in position for other groups."




WATCH: DPS Stops Driver Smuggling Illegal Immigrants With Her Children In Car

DPS troopers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in Brooks County. During the roadside interview, the trooper learned the driver had her children--a 14-year-old and a 10-month-old baby--as she was attempting to smuggle three illegal immigrants from Mission to San Antonio. The driver was arrested for human smuggling, and the three illegal immigrants were referred to Border Patrol.




WATCH: DPS Finds Five Illegal Immigrants During Traffic Stop In Webb County

DPS troopers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in Webb County when five illegal immigrants bailed out of the vehicle. They were later apprehended, and the driver was arrested and charged with human smuggling.




DPS Troopers Uncover 11 Illegal Immigrants Inside Tractor Trailer In Laredo

As part of Operation Lone Star, last Saturday night, DPS Criminal Investigations Special Agents responded to a possible human smuggling attempt in Laredo. After further investigation, DPS agents discovered 11 illegal immigrants, including eight males and three females from Guatemala.

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Gibbs receives 2022 Industrial Hygiene Impact Award

Shawn Gibbs, PhD, MBA, CIH, dean and professor at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Industrial Hygiene Impact Award by the Board for Global Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Credentialing. Gibbs received the award based on his research and development of best practices in response
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One More Crisis Under Biden Right Before the Election

So many things have gotten worse under Joe Biden. Yet there’s still one more crisis out there, as we count down the days to the midterms. Diesel supply is incredibly… ...

‘Too Much at Stake’: Melodramatic Oprah Warns ‘Really Scary’ Things Will Happen if Stacey Adams Loses

If Stacey Yvonne Abrams, politician, lawyer, voting rights activist, and former member of the Georgia House of Representatives, is anything, she’s a lightning rod. After losing the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial… ...

Early alcohol use predicts college students’ polysubstance use

A study recently published in the Journal of American College Health found college students who were introduced to alcohol before the age of 14 were more likely to use multiple substances—such as alcohol, cannabis, opioids, stimulants or other illicit drugs—at the same time. Texas A&M University School of Public Health’s Benjamin Montemayor, PhD, and Adam
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Tuna Population is Being Restored–While Boosting Fishing: World’s Largest No-Catch Zone is 4x Size of California

No-fishing zones are successfully restoring tuna while at the same time boosting the fishing industry, according to new research. It’s well-known no-fishing zones can help sedentary marine life such as coral or lobster, and now scientists at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa have shown for the first time that they are also helping migrating fish
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Towering Statue Unveiled in London to Honor a National Hero You’ve Probably Never Heard of

Alongside Captain James Cook or Winston Churchill, a new statue in London’s iconic Southbank honors a British hero is not likely known, even by the British themselves. Unsung hero Jo Newby, 52, stands at Southbank in recognition of efforts in the child foster care system and youth special needs soccer. The statue was commissioned by
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Biden Spins Yet Another Fable About His Background, Now on His Grandfather

I’ll have to admit, at this point I’m pretty steeped in the lies of Joe Biden. Admittedly, it’s hard to keep up with them, since there are so many of… ...

Dazed and Confused Joe Biden Campaigns With Dazed and Confused John Fetterman

Joe Biden’s handlers let him out of the basement on Thursday, and things went about as well as you could expect. That is to say that things went terribly. As… ...

Fact Checkers Come for Tucker Carlson Over Kid Vax Mandate Claim

My colleague Mike Miller wrote on Wednesday that the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) would likely vote to update its guidance to recommend adding COVID vaccines to the… ...

Meghan Markle Markets the Clothes From Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral

Meghan Markle, Grand Gaslighter of the Royal Usurpers, has some stiff competition for the crassest celebrity on the planet-but she efforts every day to hold off the completion. When she… ...

John Cornyn doubles down on support for embattled Georgia Republican Herschel Walker with Senate fundraising effort

"I do support Herschel because he may well be the 51st Republican elected this cycle," Cornyn said in an interview Thursday. ...

Texas should place more foster kids with families rather than in residential treatment, report finds

Residential treatment centers are meant to be a last resort for children in the state's care, reserved for those with histories of severe trauma caused by neglect or abuse. ...

How peers influence physical activity in diverse adolescents

Regular physical activity in adolescence is crucial for building the foundation of a lifelong healthy lifestyle. Yet, despite the benefits of exercise and building healthy habits, slightly more than one-quarter of American adolescents are physically active on a regular basis, and there are notable disparities among different racial and ethnic groups. Research has found that
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sues Google for compiling Texans’ biometric data

The lawsuit, filed Thursday, claims Google illegally collects and indefinitely stores information about Texans' facial geometry and voiceprints without their consent, even if they're not the ones using Google devices. ...

The U.K. will have 5 prime ministers in just 6 years. What’s gone wrong?

LONDON — The United Kingdom used to be synonymous with stable, dependable, if sometimes dull, governance. But the resignation Thursday of Prime Minister Liz Truss — after six weeks in… ...

Secrets of Namibia’s Fairy Circles Were Demystified After Half Century

Scientists have puzzled over the origin of Namibia’s fairy circles for nearly half a century. It boiled down to two main theories: either termites were responsible, or plants were somehow self-organizing. About 50-90 miles from the coast in the Namib (80-140km), there are millions of so-called ‘fairy circles’ – circular gaps in the grassland, each
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Unlocking the hidden connections between cell death and inflammation

New research sheds light on how a genetic mutation affecting mitochondria influences chronic inflammatory disorders and immune responses
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Are We Seeing an End to the Age of AOC?

It wasn’t that long ago that being caught disagreeing with AOC meant cancellation. The entireDemocrat Party either feared her too much to openly disagree with her or tried to mimic… ...

When It Comes to Big Tech, We’re Living in a Digital Wild West

I love a good western. I’m particularly fond of The Magnificent Seven (the original with Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen and the remake with Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt). There… ...

Attorney General Ken Paxton opens lawsuit against Google for privacy violation

Paxton is accusing the tech giant of unlawfully capturing and using the biometric data of people in Texas without their consent. AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is… ...

42% Have Fallen Back in Love With a Partner After Going on Vacation Together

42 percent of Americans said that going on a vacation with their partner has rekindled the spark of love again, according to new poll. A survey of 2,000 adults looked at the potential of vacationing with others and found that three-quarters of respondents said vacations are great for those looking to keep love alive in
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Watch the Incredible Moment a Sea Lion Swam up to Snorkeling Teen–And Hugged Him: ‘It Felt So Euphoric’

A 15-year-old experienced the wildlife moment of a lifetime while on summer vacation. Ethan Becker was snorkeling with his dad Chuck when they spotted a sea lion heading straight toward them. Chuck got out his underwater camera and began recording after he realized his son was in no danger and the curious animal seemed simply
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Stunning 4th Century Mosaic Depicting Trojan War Unearthed in Syria Beneath a War-Torn City

A stunning mosaic unmatched in Syrian art history was unveiled last week after excavations in Homs, the war-torn country’s third largest urban area. The Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums dated the 65-foot-long (20 meter) decorative flooring back to the Roman era, some 1600 years ago. A large circle in the middle of the mosaic, which
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Governor Abbott Renews COVID-19 Disaster Proclamation In October 2022

Governor Abbott Renews COVID-19 Disaster Proclamation In October 2022TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:

WHEREAS, I, Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on March 13, 2020, certifying under Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code that the novel coronavirus (COVID- 19) poses an imminent threat of disaster for all counties in the State of Texas; and

WHEREAS, in each subsequent month effective through today, I have issued proclamations renewing the disaster declaration for all Texas counties; and

WHEREAS, I have issued executive orders and suspensions of Texas laws in response to COVID-19, aimed at protecting the health and safety of Texans and ensuring an effective response to this disaster; and

WHEREAS, a state of disaster continues to exist in all counties due to COVID-19;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with the authority vested in me by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, I do hereby renew the disaster proclamation for all counties in Texas.

Pursuant to Section 418.017, I authorize the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions that are reasonably necessary to cope with this disaster.

Pursuant to Section 418.016, any regulatory statute prescribing the procedures for conduct of state business or any order or rule of a state agency that would in any way prevent, hinder, or delay necessary action in coping with this disaster shall be suspended upon written approval of the Office of the Governor. However, to the extent that the enforcement of any state statute or administrative rule regarding contracting or procurement would impede any state agency's emergency response that is necessary to cope with this declared disaster, I hereby suspend such statutes and rules for the duration of this declared disaster for that limited purpose.

In accordance with the statutory requirements, copies of this proclamation shall be filed with the applicable authorities.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of State to be affixed at my office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 19th day of October, 2022.



GREG ABBOTT

Governor



ATTESTED BY:

JOHN B. SCOTT

Secretary of State



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BREAKING: Conservative Liz Truss Resigns as British Prime Minister

After a 44-day tenure, Prime Minister and leader of Britain’s Conservative Party Liz Truss has announced she is resigning the post. The conservative leader’s time in office has been fraught… ...

Feds take legal action against e-cigarette manufacturers skirting regulations

This is the first time the FDA has taken legal action to force companies to comply with requirements that new tobacco products be approved before they’re sold. WASHINGTON — The… ...

Both have deep Texas roots, but Sid Miller and Susan Hays offer stark contrast in fight for ag commissioner

The state's agriculture commissioner oversees a vast portfolio including farming and ranching, rural health care and the scales you use at grocery store checkout. ...

James Webb telescope captures famed Pillars of Creation in astonishing detail

The star-studded new image captures the famed pillars in near-infrared light, allowing NASA’s Webb telescope to see thousands of newly-formed stars. WASHINGTON — NASA’s powerful James Webb Space Telescope has… ...

IRS announces money-saving tax bracket changes due to inflation

Since tax rates are automatically adjusted for inflation, there will be a higher cutoff for all seven income tax brackets and a higher standard deduction. HOUSTON — It’s not every… ...

BREAKING: 5th Circuit Just Delivered a Decision That Has Elizabeth Warren Throwing a Hissy Fit

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals just delivered a big blow to the brainchild of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) through the 2010 Dodd-Frank law that allowed the bureau to be… ...

Fetterman Releases New ‘Medical Record,’ but There’s a Big Problem

John Fetterman’s obvious cognitive issues following his massive stroke have become a top issue in the run for Pennsylvania’s open US Senate seat. Mehmet Oz has been hammering the Democrat… ...

US Taxpayer Dollars Now Funding Drag Theater Performances in Ecuador

As U.S. tax dollar expenditures go, this has to rank fairly high up in the You Can’t Be Serious?! category. On Wednesday, Fox News reported that the State Department has… ...

Mini Wind Turbines For Rooftops: ‘Up to 50% More Power’ and No Spinning Blades

A company has shrunk the wind turbine from being as tall as the Statue of Liberty to a 10-foot bladeless box that provides more power than 15 solar panels. They are designed for small-scale, commercial use, as they’re noise free, and incapable of killing birds. Because they sit on the edge of roofs, they pair
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Vermont School District Retaliates Against Father Who Spoke out Against Allowing Biological Male to Use Girl’s Locker Room

Remember earlier this month when the news broke about a Vermont high school allowing a biologically male student to use the girl’s locker room? Well, there has been a new… ...

Stacey Abrams Calls in ‘The Power of Oprah’ – This Is How You Know She’s Losing

In the three weeks leading up to the November midterms, Stacey Abrams is getting an assist from legacy media as she goes full-court press on her second Georgia gubernatorial bid.… ...

At a time of growing international threats, the Air Force is readying pilots for the unexpected

At Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas, the scream of training aircraft overhead is constant. But students in the latest iteration of undergraduate pilot training don’t seem to… ...