How an obscure amendment to the state’s property tax code helps Texas corporations get out of paying property taxes and leaves counties—and citizens—stretched thin.
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Steve Stockman does Ukraine. Texas Nationalist’s field of dreams. The future of Galveston. Amnesty tickets. An old-fashioned Homeschool-off.
A Galveston medical student comes to grips with a healthcare system in which her patients die from treatable conditions.
Mere months after the U.S. Supreme Court declawed the Voting Rights Act, at least three Texas counties are experiencing unchecked power grabs.
Five years after Hurricane Ike, only 41 percent of all the homes have been rebuilt or rehabilitated using federal aid. Not a single unit of public housing has been rebuilt in Galveston.
The oceans are rising at an accelerating rate primarily because of climate change.
On restless nights, the Rev. Norris Burkley Sr. drives the streets of Galveston’s North Side, counting homes with lights on. It’s his way of […]