The highs and lows of a Texan with a large debts and a larger soul
Politicians, advocates and even a Santa Claus turned up at the Capitol on Monday to promote a new law that aims to protect Texans’ right to wish one another “Merry Christmas.”
A case involving the disposal of industrial wastewater pits two interests that are dear to many Texans against each other: oil and gas resources versus private property rights.
More than a decade after Texas cities began installing red light cameras at major intersections, the controversial traffic enforcement tool is emerging as a point of debate in the 2014 race for Texas governor.
A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas says that Texas’ water problems could impede economic growth and that the best way to address them is a free-market approach to water allocation.
Pre-programed federal budget cuts passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in 2012 are stifling Texas universities’ ability to function, Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall and other higher education leaders said this week in a joint letter to U.S. senators and representatives.
State Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, and state Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, talked about water, transportation, public education and other issues in play in the 83rd session during a Texas Tribune event on Tuesday at Texas State University.
Many Texans in individual health care plans that don’t comply with the Affordable Care Act have been spared cancellation notices. But for the Texans whose plans have been dropped, health care experts are encouraging them to proceed carefully. by VERONICA ZARAGOVIA/KUT News
As the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department marks the end of its 50th year in operation, the struggle continues.