Author: PATRICK SVITEK

Special election runoff between John Wray and Brian Harrison for state House district in North Texas set for Sept. 28

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday announced that Sept. 28 will be the date of the special election runoff to replace former state Rep. Jake Ellzey, R-Waxahachie, setting up a two-week sprint to the contest. Early voting begins Monday. The runoff features two Republicans: John Wray, Ellzey’s predecessor in the seat, and Brian Harrison, the former […]

Texas expands travel restrictions, launches pop-up hospital as coronavirus spreads

“Texas expands travel restrictions, launches pop-up hospital as coronavirus spreads” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday ratcheted up travel restrictions into Texas during the new coronavirus pandemic […]