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The State Fair of Texas hosts fair food drive-thru

Photo courtesy of Kayla Burford

Kayla Burford, Social Media Director

October 6, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Fair of Texas has found a way to keep the fall spirit alive. The fair food drive-thru experience, held in Dallas, Texas, began on Sept. 25 and will come to an end on Oct. 18. The fairgrounds will be operating Friday through Sunday at three available time ...

Texas could see increase in minimum wage

April 21, 2015

State Reps. Eddie Lucio, D-Brownsville, and Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, have proposed Texas’ minimum wage be increased to $10.10 an hour. Fischer has also proposed a constitutional amendment concerning the federal minimum wage. Several national protests, such as in the District of C...

Texas public education tops campaign debates

January 14, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP)— Public schools are shaping up to be- come the top issue in the 2014 election campaigns, with Demo- crats complaining about Repub- lican budget cuts and conserva- tives calling for more choice and less government involvement in an issue that impacts every Texan. Expect candida...