Under the Matt Dawson Act, workers who suffer a brain injury in the line of duty are now eligible for lifetime wage benefits if the injury results in a “permanent, major neurocognitive disorder or psychotic disorder."
The legislation would raise the age requirement for purchasing certain firearms, but likely wouldn’t have been a hindrance to the Allen gunman obtaining a weapon. The bill still faces an uphill climb in the Legislature.
"Today, Speaker Kevin McCarthy (CA-20) announced that Budget Chairman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) will introduce the House GOP’s plan to responsibly address the debt ceiling by including spending cuts and pro growth policies."
By The Associated Press and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press
The request to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was filed just days after conflicting court rulings over the legality of the abortion medication mifepristone put in doubt access to the drug that has been widely available for more than 20 years.
Gov. Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management to mobilize state firefighting resources to support local officials in preparation for wildfire potential in the Panhandle, South Plains, Permian Basin, and West Texas.
Traditionally, Wednesday’s at Dalhart High are college days but the school is encouraging students and the community to wear University of Oklahoma gear or crimson and cream, Preston Ralston’s favorite team and colors.
According to a new analysis by a national health care company, Lubbock has the highest rate of attempted suicides by children between the ages of 6 and 17. A local leader suggests a dearth of resources isn’t helping.