Weber announced his support for a bill that would end mask requirements that have kept faces covered on planes and buses and in airport and cruise ship terminals.
Plus, Juneteeth will be a holiday for Galveston County workers in 2022, but another holiday might be on the chopping block.
A former mayoral candidate, a short-term rental advocate and a public school teacher are the candidates vying to fill Galveston’s vacant council seat in a special election in August.
Galveston County commissioners would have to come up with a way to pick a replacement county judge if Mark Henry decides to seek higher office.
What pieces of American writing should be required teaching for Texas grade school students? Texas Sen. Larry Taylor has a list.
State leaders suddenly announced the release of $11 billion in federal funding for Texas schools. It means big bucks are incoming for some local districts.
Four candidates are already in line to run in next year's election, and even more have signaled their plans to jump in the ring.
Only a few local municipal races are on May 1 ballots this year. And in one local contest, a candidate is outspending his two opponents by a wide margin in attempt to return to office.
The bill has its origins in the decisions by Travis County prosecutors to drop charges against some people arrested during Black Lives Matters protests in Austin in May 2020.