Federal health officials cleared the way Wednesday for the vaccination of adolescents 12 and older against COVID-19, but state figures show younger Central Texas residents so far have been slow to get vaccinated against the virus.
The Waco-based Texas Farm Bureau could soon sell health plans to its members and their families that would not be subject to state and federal insurance laws under a bill that cleared the Texas House last week.
The government is increasing spending on broadband as the pandemic made stark that millions of Americans did not have access to, and could not afford, broadband at a time when jobs, school and health care was moving online.
House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on Wednesday, punishing her after she repeatedly rebuked former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in fomenting the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.