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House to vote on assault-style weapons ban Friday

The ban is not expected to advance in the Senate

Originally Published: 29 JUL 22 11:14 ET Updated: 29 JUL 22 14:03 ET By Daniella Diaz, Annie Grayer and Eva McKend, CNN (CNN) -- The House will vote on a ban of assault-style weapons Friday, separating packages on gun control…

UIL: No shot clock, soccer in spring and freshman on varsity

ROUND ROCK, Texas -- The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council met Tuesday to make decisions on proposed rule changes in UIL academics, athletics, music and policy. The Legislative Council decided to do nothing when it came to adding a shot…

Key vote to protect access to abortion fails in the Senate

Here is what you need to know

Originally Published: 11 MAY 22 05:11 ET Updated: 11 MAY 22 16:44 ET By Ali Zaslav and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- A key vote on the Women's Health Protection Act, a Democrat-led bill aimed at preserving access to abortion…

Today's Viewer Poll: Do you like unplugging from technology?

National unplugging day

VICTORIA, Texas - Saturday, March 5, is national unplugging day in the U.S. Some Americans are pledging to unplug from their devices for a whole day to enjoy spending time with one another. Today's Viewer Poll question is: Do you…

Run off race between Janak vs. Ohrt happening in May

More about Jason Ohrt

VICTORIA, Texas - Even though the election is over, the commissioner for precinct 2 position which originally had 4 candidates running has turned into a runoff race. Incumbent Kevin Janak…

Victoria County Republican Women host candidate forum

"It's just a really nice event to get to know your candidates, especially if you don't know who you align with it yet," says Yoast, President of the Victoria County Republican Women.

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Republican Women host candidate debate Tuesday evening at The Club Westerner. The forum showcased 15 different candidates from local, state, and federal levels…

Texas Governor race sees crowded candidate pool

There are five candidates on the Democratic ballot and eight on the Republican ballot for the upcoming primary election.

AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Primary Election is set for March 1 but early voting starts next Monday, February 14, and voters, both Republican and Democratic, can expect to see a crowded Governor's race. There are five candidates on the…

Democrats to have 'agreement' on spending bill next week

According to Pelosi, they will vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill as well

Originally Published: 24 OCT 21 09:31 ET Updated: 24 OCT 21 10:12 ET By Veronica Stracqualursi and Daniella Diaz, CNN (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that the "plan" is for there to be an "agreement" on a…

Democratic Rep. says bipartisan infrastructure vote would fail

'The votes aren't there'

Originally Published: 26 SEP 21 09:42 ET By Devan Cole and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal said Sunday that she doubts House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will carry through on her plans to hold a vote Monday…

Victoria's 2022 city budget proposed

The proposed budget is $166 million, almost $20 million more than last year

VICTORIA, Texas - The 2022 city budget for Victoria has been proposed at $166 million dollars, almost $20 million more than last year's budget. There is also a proposed 58.82 cent…

House to vote Wednesday to create January 6 select committee

Senate Republicans blocked the formation of a bipartisan commission to investigate the insurrection

Originally Published: 30 JUN 21 05:12 ET By Jeremy Herb, Manu Raju, Ryan Nobles and Annie Grayer, CNN (CNN) -- The House is voting Wednesday to create a select committee that will investigate the deadly January 6 attack on the…

House Republicans vote to replace Liz Cheney with Elise Stefanik

Rep. Elise Stefanik elevated to the conference chair

Originally Published: 14 MAY 21 05:08 ET Updated: 14 MAY 21 09:33 ET By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- House Republicans voted on Friday to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the No. 3 leadership position of conference chair after ousting…

MLB moving All-Star Game in response to voting restrictions

Commissioner Rob Manfred made the decision to move the All-Star events and the amateur draft, which had been scheduled to be held in Atlanta for the first time

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball announced Friday it was moving this summer’s All-Star Game from Atlanta’s Truist Park, a response to Georgia enacting a new law last month restricting voting rights. MLB had awarded the game to Atlanta…

Here's a preview of the Victoria County candidates on the ballot

VICTORIA, Texas---- On November 3rd voters will decide a number of races in the Crossroads. Here are the local races and the candidates running. The United States Representative for District 27 has three candidates on the ballot, incumbent Republican Michael…

How to use the Crossroads Today viewer poll

Tell us what you think by voting in our daily polls

VICTORIA, Texas - There's now an easy, fast and interactive way to be heard in our newscasts. As we know, technology is essential in this day and age.…

How to make sure your 2020 mail-in vote is counted

November's Presidential election just 80 days away

Originally Published: 15 AUG 20 08:18 ET Updated: 15 AUG 20 08:56 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- A lot of people have concerns about mail-in voting (is the Postal Service being sabotaged? Will their vote be…

Trump resorts to fearmongering in rambling media appearances

A review of recent press conferences by President Trump

Originally Published: 13 AUG 20 11:00 ET By Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) -- Facing an unabating pandemic, abysmal poll numbers and an economic slump, President Donald Trump has made a series of media appearances this week where he appeared deflated…

League of Women Voters of Texas give improvements needed for voter safety

65% (166 out of 254 counties) provide a Vote By Mail link or voter education

AUSTIN, TX - The League of Women Voters of Texas conducted its sixth survey of Texas county websites in July 2020. This review was narrow in scope, focusing the information counties are providing voters regarding the impact of COVID-19 on…