Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
In a letter to Gov. Rick Perry, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said that wait times at the nation’s busiest land port in Laredo could double to six hours and that more than $6 million in emergency management grants to Texas could be slashed because of the federal budget cuts that began taking effect Friday.
Friday, March 1st, 2013
Like some kind of biennial flower — or bad penny, depending on your point of view — the discussion of expanding gambling in Texas has popped up at the edges of the legislative session
Monday, February 25th, 2013
On an episode of The Daily Show last week, correspondent Jessica Williams talked to a handful of Texans, include a former Republican candidate for governor, who want to secede from the "oppressive" United States.
Friday, February 22nd, 2013
Amid considerable fanfare, Google showcased a prototype of its self-driving car this week in Austin.
Saturday, February 9th, 2013
As the debate over federal immigration reform ramps up — and the border security component continues to be a major factor — statistics on border apprehensions are often used as a barometer to measure how effective security...
Sunday, February 3rd, 2013
More than 40 percent of the drug seizures conducted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents during the 2012 fiscal year occurred on the Texas-Mexico border, according to statistics released Friday.
Monday, January 28th, 2013
The state's Republican leaders each took turns at the microphone on Saturday afternoon to rouse what Gov. Rick Perry called a record crowd at the annual Texas Rally for Life. Attendees marched up Congress Avenue to the...
Thursday, January 24th, 2013
A veteran lawmaker hopes actions taken by state legislatures in Washington and Colorado will pave the way for Texas policymakers to consider a bill that hasn’t been heard in committee in nearly a decade.
Monday, January 14th, 2013
Responding to petitions from Texas and seven other states calling for the right to secede, the White House called for healthy debate, but to not let "that debate tear us apart."