Texas Becomes First State To Sue Biden Administration

Topline Just two days after President Joe Biden took office, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) announced Friday that he’s suing the Biden administration over its plan to freeze most deportations for the next 100 days, an early signal that some conservative state officials plan on fighting in courtrooms to halt Biden’s agenda. District of…Continue Reading

Texas football: Alabama assistant joining Steve Sarkisian’s staff

Kyle Flood, Alabama Crimson Tide. (USA Today) Steve Sarkisian will have Kyle Flood serving as the Texas Longhorns’ offensive line coach.Nick Saban has lost yet another top assistant to another job, as Texas football head coach Steve Sarkisian was able to bring offensive line coach Kyle Flood with him to Austin, according to Chip Brown…Continue Reading

Texas Judge Throws Out Gohmert’s Lawsuit Against Pence

A federal Texas judge appointed by President Donald Trump threw out Republican Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert’s lawsuit Friday against Vice President Mike Pence. The Texas judge, Jeremy Kernodle, dismissed the lawsuit against Pence, saying the case was “dismissed without prejudice for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.” Gohmert’s office did not immediately respond to the Daily…Continue Reading

Texas Gov Suggests City’s Restaurants Disregard Overnight Dine-in Ban

In a tweet Wednesday evening, Texas Governor Greg Abbott suggested that citizens and restaurant owners of Austin disregard the city’s dine-in curfews.The move came after Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Travis County Judge Andy Brown announced both indoor and outdoor dining would be restricted from 10:30 PM to 6:00 AM on December 31 through Sunday…Continue Reading

Texas’ Sam Ehlinger Ruled Out for Alamo Bowl vs. Colorado with Shoulder Injury

Eric Gay/Associated PressTexas quarterback Sam Ehlinger suffered a shoulder injury and has been ruled out for the remainder of the Longhorns’ Alamo Bowl matchup with Colorado, per the Longhorn Network.Ehlinger played the first half and went 10-of-16 for 160 yards and one touchdown to help Texas take a 17-10 halftime lead. He was sacked on…Continue Reading

Florida, Texas Give COVID-19 Vaccines to People 65 and Older

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Florida and Texas are providing coronavirus vaccines to residents who are ages 65 and older, according to Business Insider. CDC guidelines recommend that the first doses go to health care workers and people in nursing homes, followed by people ages 75…Continue Reading