Politics

2020 Primary Run Off Elections

July 14th is voting day, polls open until 7 p.m.

VICTORIA, Texas- Tuesday is voting day for the Primary Run-Off Elections. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. We will update this article throughout the day until all results are official. We are covering the following races:…

July 14th Election Day preview

Polls are open from 7 a.m.- 7 p.m. you must bring a valid form of ID

VICTORIA, Texas - Early voting for the 2020 primary runoff election is finished. A total of 6,888 Victoria County voters took part in this election. Victoria County has just over 55,000 registered…

Sheriff candidate clarifies duties description in campaign mailer

Marr clarifies duties description in campaign mailer

VICTORIA, Texas - Dale Fowler and Justin Marr are in the runoff race for sheriff in Victoria County.  A viewer recently sent in a screenshot of a mailer from Marr's campaign, seeking clarity on the role of platoon commander, saying…

First responders enjoy free lunch at KB's BBQ

Over 160 meals were provided to honor first responders

VICTORIA, Texas - KB’s BBQ showed their appreciation for first responders in the surrounding area by treating them to a free lunch. Located a few miles outside of Victoria, KB’s BBQ treated the first responders of Victoria and the surrounding areas…

WATCH LIVE: Newscenter 25 interviews Gov. Abbott

You can also tune in to Ch. 25 on ABC

VICTORIA, Texas- Newscetner 25's Don Brubaker will interview Gov. Greg Abbott about updates regarding the State's response to COVID-19. Thank you to everyone who sent in questions to our email or on social media. We will ask as many as…

Newscenter 25 to interview Gov. Abbott live at 6 p.m.

You can also watch live on our website

VICTORIA, Texas- The live press conference that was originally scheduled for Tuesday at 5pm has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. Newscenter 25's Don Brubaker will interview Governor Greg Abbott in a private interview Wednesday at 6 p.m. Newscenter…

UPDATE: Gov. Abbott press conference CANCELLED

New date to be set

VICTORIA, Texas- UPDATE Tuesday 3 pm: The news conference Governor Abbott’s team had planned for 5:02 p.m. this afternoon has been postponed. The Governor’s office reports they anticipate announcing a new time and date soon, possibly Wednesday or Thursday.  …

Governor Abbott, HHSC extend deadline for Pandemic Food Benefits

For families Affected By COVID-19 School Closures

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott Monday announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is extending the application deadline for the federal Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer program (P-EBT) to July 31. Extending the deadline will help ensure eligible families…

Governor Abbott limits certain business to fight COVID-19

Governor Abbott takes executive action to contain spread of COVID-19

AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott Friday issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. This decision comes as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19…

Governor Abbott provides update on COVID-19 response

Gov. Abbott urges Texans to follow guidelines

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today provided an update on Texas' continued response to COVID-19. The Governor discussed several steps the state is taking to mitigate the spread of the virus in recent weeks—including increasing enforcement of health and…

Supreme Court blocks Trump from ending DACA

(CNN) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Trump administration's attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation. The 5-4 ruling was written…

Senator Cornyn helps introduce police reform bill

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senator John Cornyn, along with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senators Tim Scott, Shelley Moore Capito, Lindsey Graham, James Lankford and Ben Sasse introduced the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act. This…

Ami Magazine: Ted Cruz ‘Undoubtedly One of the Best Friends of the Jewish Community’

Sen. Cruz joins Ami Magazine founder Rabbi Yitzchok Frankfurter for in-depth interview, discusses rise of anti-Semitism in New York City amid the COVID-19 crisis

HOUSTON, Texas – Following New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s targeting of the Jewish community during the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Rabbi Yitzchok Frankfurter – founder and editor-in-chief of Ami Magazine, the largest Jewish weekly publication in…