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Gov. Abbott announces over $6.9 million in grants to Gulf Coast-area veteran organizations
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HOUSTON – Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday that 31 Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) grants totaling over $6.9 million were awarded to 26 Gulf Coast-area veteran service organizations as part of the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Big Check Tour, according to a release.  The funding will provide services to more than 5,300 veterans and their families […]

KSAT News: Federal Court in Texas Hears Lawsuit Challenging S.B. 1, State Law Targeting Voting Rights

SAN ANTONIO – A trial began Monday over a sweeping Texas voting law that sparked a 38-day walkout by Democrats in 2021, part of Republican efforts across the U.S. to pass new voting restrictions following President Donald Trump’s false claims of a stolen election. The lawsuit was brought by a coalition of voting rights groups after Republican Gov. […]

National Media

National Urban League, Wells Fargo Confront Black Housing Challenges With ‘Home Appraisal Initiative’

According to a recent report on housing by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), the gap between Black and white homeownership is widening. However, NAREB’s 2022 State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) Report offers solutions, including one being enacted by a collaboration between the National Urban League (NUL) and Wells Fargo. Click […]

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