Friday, June 1st, 2012
A 135-page report by a Massachusetts-based consulting group adds to the mounting body of analysis that the Texas electric grid does not have adequate reserves for future years, and it outlines ways to address the problem.
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
Some Texans could face blackouts in 10 years as a result of electricity shortages, according to a report released Tuesday by the power grid operator for most of the state.
Friday, May 18th, 2012
The cost of college in Texas is back at center stage, following speculation over the last week that University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers' job was in jeopardy over his public disappointment with University of...
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
Texas higher education officials released the state's second annual higher education almanac on Tuesday, a publication designed to provide easily digestible information on every public college and university in the state, including average tuition and fees, students'...
Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
In Texas right now, gas prices are high enough to boost the oil industry but not high enough to hurt demand. Dave Fehling of KUHF News reports for StateImpact Texas on how the "Goldilocks price" — not...
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
A Texas inmate on Tuesday picked up a surprising 41 percent of the vote in the West Virginia Democratic primary against President Barack Obama, who finished with 59 percent. His surprising popularity has generated national media attention,...
Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
The Texas Association of Business announced today that it will join a school finance lawsuit against the state, demanding a study of Texas school system efficiency.
Friday, April 27th, 2012
Ron Paul hasn't won a single state in the 2012 Republican primary season. And yet Thursday's rally in the shadow of the LBJ Library at the University of Texas rivaled any crowds Mitt Romney or President Obama...
Monday, April 23rd, 2012
Plans to build a low-income apartment complex for seniors in one of San Antonio’s most fashionable neighborhoods had been posted for barely a week in January when the fury began.
Monday, April 16th, 2012
Recent rains have improved drought conditions in Central and East Texas, but rural West Texas continues to struggle. Mose Buchele of KUT News reports for StateImpact Texas on what happens when cities see rain while rural lands...