Westlake TD: Rees Wise to Reagan Street 14-yard pass
Wise fires a dart over the middle to hit Reagan Street for a 14-yard touchdown
Jonathan Thomas and Billy Gates discuss Texas' 49-21 Big 12 title game win over Oklahoma State and what it does to their CFP chances. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/sports-general/horns-report/one-thing-before-the-other-texas-needs-to-win-big-12-title-vs-oklahoma-state-to-have-shot-at-cfp/
Texas in Court – Two high profile laws approved at the Capitol faced legal challenges in hearings this week. One is a question of women’s health, the other about regulating books on library shelves. Ryan Chandler brings us the story of women challenging the state’s abortion ban, saying it limits doctors from providing live-saving care in the case of some pregnancy-related complications. Monica Madden reports on the federal court challenge to the state’s requirement to rate books sold to schools.
Settlement Solutions – The State Comptroller’s Office reveals how Texas will spend tens of millions of dollars collected from opioid lawsuit settlement agreements. Monica speaks to the Comptroller and a mom who lost her son to a fentanyl overdose. How the funding could save lives – and why it may not be enough.
Foster Care Crisis – Texas could face an unprecedented penalty for how it handles children in foster care. Critics point to kids being housed in hotels, medications not being properly managed, and a slow response to abuse allegations. Now, in a hearing next week, a judge is being asked to put parts of the foster care program in receivership. We dig into what that means and whether it could help or hurt Texas children.
Border Deal Stalls – Work toward a deal on border and immigration policy is at a standstill in the Senate. Both Republicans and Democrats are raising objections to the plan. We take an in-depth look at the division on Capitol Hill, and how it’s having an impact beyond the border.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission was already under federal scrutiny as it struggled to keep up with months-long delays distributing food benefits to millions of low-income Texans, who rely on this lifeline. MORE: https://www.kxan.com/investigations/texas-hhsc-was-under-federal-scrutiny-as-snap-delays-continue/
Read more https://www.kxan.com/investigations/dps-agent-denied-transfer-to-care-for-terminally-ill-father/ A veteran law enforcement officer at the Texas Department of Public Safety said he feels betrayed by his own agency after he was repeatedly denied the ability to transfer to the DPS office in his hometown to help take care of his terminally ill father and be with his family.
Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/texas-birds-renamed-due-to-links-with-colonialism-slavery-racism/ Starting in 2024, the American Ornithological Society (AOS), the largest international group of its kind, will begin an initiative to rename some species of birds with English names found in the U.S. and Canada.