Stories tagged: "Texas"


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This Latina Is Making Sure El Paso COVID-19 Victims Don’t Become Just Another Statistic

With so many people asking for donations, the 27-year-old mom wanted to do something to help the victims and their families.

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Latinos Have Been Ravaged by COVID. This Artist Is Memorializing Those Lost in Texas Mural.

“Instead of portraying something deeply sad, I wanted [the mural] to be more of a celebration of those lives that were lost."

Image by Ariana Garcia for The Americano.
How This Latino-Owned Plant Shop Survived the Pandemic

This San Antonio couple quit their jobs to work full-time in their new brick-and-mortar shop, after starting the city's first mobile nursery.

Healthcare of 2 Million Floridians Hangs in the Balance With Affordable Care Act Lawsuit

Oral arguments in the lawsuit before the Supreme Court are set for a week after Election Day. It will be one of the first cases heard by Trump appointed conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

LIVE BLOG: The Latest 2020 Election News From Latino Lawmakers and Advocates

While President Donald Trump is tweeting to "stop the count," Latino lawmakers demand election officials continue to count until they're done.

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‘They’re Just Changing the Rules’: LULAC Sues Texas Governor for Closing Ballot Drop-Off Boxes

"The Republicans have tried every tactic in the book to suppress votes. They are just changing the rules, which is going to confuse people," a lawyer at LULAC said.

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Democrat Lawmakers: Conditions at Fort Hood Are Worse Than They Imagined

“I have never seen a location in worse shape or in greater need of an overhaul than Fort Hood,” said Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA).