Rep. Mike Conaway has released a statement following the removal of the American Health Care Act from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill was removed by House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday after President Donald Trump called him and asked him to halt debate without a vote.
The Midland Independent School District has named a new campus principal for a new school that has yet to be named. Leslie Goodrum, the current principal at Rusk Elementary School, will be the new principal.
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 20 this week to 809. A year ago, 464 rigs were active.