Texas Opinion Spotlight

POLL: Do You Think Incumbents Will Win The Runoffs?

AUSTIN, Texas - Five city council seats were there for the taking on Election Night in Austin. How did things play out?. In District Two, Vanessa Fuentes prevailed over three opponents, winning 56 percent of the vote there. “We ran a grassroots campaign, we were able to make thousands of calls and thousands of texts and make connections with people we seek to serve,” she said.
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POLL: Do You Think Dallas Needs More Industrial Buildings Like This One?

GARLAND, TEXAS — An affiliate of Dallas-based investment firm CanTex Capital has purchased a 162,685-square-foot industrial building located at the corner of West Kingsley Road and Oakland Avenue in Garland, a northeastern suburb of Dallas. James Mantzuranis and Adam Jones of Stream Realty Partners represented the buyer in the transaction. Hal Penchan and Matt Troutt with Altschuler & Co. represented the seller, CCMP SPE 2 LLC.
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POLL: Do You Drink Coke?

The world’s largest soft-drink maker has picked DFW International Airport for the first location for a “Coca-Cola Around the World Experience,” a new area in Terminal D where passengers can charge phones, check out a Coke mini-museum and grab a cold beverage. Local bottler Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages opened the 2,016-square-foot...
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POLL: Do You Shop At H-E-B?

CULTUREMAP AUSTIN – As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage and Texans’ long-building election stress reaches frenzied levels, San Antonio-based grocer H-E-B is once again imposing purchasing limits on certain grocery products, including what seems to be the most coveted item during the pandemic: toilet paper. On October 31, H-E-B...

POLL: Do You Agree Both Sides Should Be Peaceful?

Supporters of both 2020 presidential candidates on Tuesday entered a heated argument and eventually a fight outside of the polls on Gray Street, near the River Oaks Shopping Plaza. NEW PREDICTIONS: Biden takes narrow lead over President Trump in Texas, according to new poll. Houston police were on the scene...

POLL: Did You Feel Safe This Halloween?

SAN ANTONIO - Halloween is here and although several of the normal spooky and traditional Halloween activities are different this year there’s still ways to celebrate the holiday safely. You see the pumpkins, costumes and of course the candy at the alternate Halloween events in San Antonio. “We’re doing it...

POLL: Do You Think Lgbtq Nondiscrimination Laws Are Overdue In Texas?

A group of Texas lawmakers are proposing a law that would safeguard LGBTQ individuals’ rights — and, according to an economic impact study, boost the Texas economy. The bill, which will be introduced in the 2021 state legislative session, would give sexual orientation and gender identity protected status under Texas’ nondiscrimination laws for employment, housing and access to public spaces.

POLL: As A Texan, Have You Voted?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — More than 8.1 million Texans have already cast their ballots in the November 3 election, according to data from the Texas Secretary of State. As of October 27, the cumulative total stands at 8,188,246 votes. That represents a statewide turnout of 48.29 percent. Of those, 7,295,325 early votes have been cast in person. An additional 892,921 mail-in ballots have been returned to election offices across the state.

POLL: Do You Think Texas Should Reduce Its Oil Industry?

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has released several reports all at once covering the Texas region. Included in the reports were the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey, the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey and the Texas Retail Outlook Survey. According to the Dallas Fed, the data used for these reports were collected between October 13 and October 21 and came from 110 Texas manufacturing outfits which responded to its survey.

POLL: Do You Think El Paso Should Have Set A Curfew?

The Texas city is telling residents to stay home for two weeks after COVID-19 hospitalizations increased 200 percent. El Paso, Texas is in “crisis” after an overwhelming rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have crippled the city. The city’s hospitals have run out of intensive care unit beds after COVID-19...

POLL: Do You Like To Dress Your Pet Up For Halloween?

Many events have been canceled or postponed due to coronavirus concerns. Please check with the organization before going to any event. San Antonio Pets Alive! presents Race for the Paws, a virtual 5K and silent auction. Participants in the 5K get a t-shirt and “doggy bag,” and are invited to hit the trails, their own neighborhood, or treadmill anytime from October 25-31. Participants are invited to dress for the occasion and show off their pet’s favorite costume.

POLL: Will You Apply For Round 2?

Earlier this summer, the Tarrant County Commissioners Court allocated $30 million in CARES Act funding for a Small Business Assistance Grant program to assist Small Businesses within Tarrant County, but outside the City of Fort Worth (the City of Fort Worth has separate CARES Act funding allocated for Small Businesses within Fort Worth municipal boundaries).

POLL: Do You Believe Airlifting Patients To Other Cities Will Actually Help El Paso Hospitals' Ability To Manage The Surge?

EL PASO, Texas – Hospitals in El Paso will soon be airlifting patients to other health-care facilities in Texas in an effort to deal with a record-setting surge of Covid-19 cases. Local hospitals are working with the Border Regional Advisory Council, or BorderRAC, to coordinate airlifting patients requiring critical care...

POLL: Do You Agree With The Judge'S Order?

DALLAS (AP) - A judge has ordered the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton returned to his home county in a legal victory for the Republican. Judge Jason Luong ruled that the securities fraud case should continue in Collin County, north of Dallas. The case had been moved to Houston.