Category: State News

State Calls For Investigation Into Cause Of Texas Panhandle Wildfires

As firefighters battle the Smokehouse Creek fire, the largest in Texas history, Governor Greg Abbott stated that its cause, which has burned over 1 million acres, is under investigation. Authorities are working to determine the origin of the fire, with attorneys asking a utility company to preserve a fallen utility pole near the suspected start point. Xcel Energy, the utility company, has pledged to cooperate with officials in their investigations.

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Firefighters Rush To Subdue Deadly Panhandle Wildfire Before Dangerous Conditions Return Saturday

A blanket of snow and rain has helped firefighters slow the spread of Texas Panhandle’s largest wildfire, which has consumed over 1 million acres and claimed two lives. However, with gusty winds and low humidity predicted for the weekend, firefighters are racing against time to contain the blaze before conditions worsen. Governor Greg Abbott is heading to the region to assess the firefighting efforts and ensure resources are available for affected communities.

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Texas Wildfires: How To Help And How To Stay Safe

Wildfires raging through the Texas Panhandle have consumed over 1 million acres of land, marking the state’s largest fire on record. With two casualties, injured firefighters, and numerous evacuations, Governor Greg Abbott has declared a disaster for 60 affected counties, deploying additional resources to combat the blaze. As the fires continue to spread despite cooler temperatures and snow, residents are urged to stay informed, follow safety guidelines, and support relief efforts for those impacted.

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2 Dead As Largest Wildfire In Texas History Rages Through The Panhandle

Two massive wildfires in the Texas Panhandle have scorched over 1 million acres, claiming at least two lives, including a female truck driver and an 83-year-old woman. The fires have destroyed dozens of homes and ravaged wildlife habitats, prompting evacuations and a massive response from firefighters and emergency personnel. With worsening weather conditions expected, including strong winds, efforts to contain the fires are intensifying, with Governor Greg Abbott declaring a disaster in 60 counties.

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Texas Victory: Federal Judge Rules $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill Unconstitutional, Backs Ken Paxton’s Challenge [VIDEO]

In a significant legal win for Texas and Attorney General Ken Paxton, a federal judge has declared the $1.7 trillion government funding bill passed in December 2022 unconstitutional. The ruling stems from the House of Representatives’ use of proxy voting, which allowed members to vote without being physically present. This decision could pave the way for other states to challenge aspects of the spending bill.

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