Back in 2009, the Obama administration promised reform of the massive, mostly for-profit U.S. immigrant detention system. Immigrant advocates are still waiting. The number […]
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Few people in Texas know more about the state’s energy promises and pitfalls than Kate Galbraith and Asher Price. They recently teamed up for The Great Texas Wind Rush, a timely look at one of Texas’ most unlikely energy assets.
Texas Public Policy Foundation deep thinker John Davidson proposes tax cuts for businesses to help West, Texas recover from the April fertilizer explosion.
Watching Lewis Black’s already-famous takedown of Rick Perry last Wednesday on The Daily Show with some native Texans was a rollercoaster ride that opened […]
Sen. Wendy Davis talks with the Observer about the state of women’s health in Texas.
Updated at 2:05 PM: Early this afternoon, the House State Affairs committee met for 10 minutes to vote on HB 60, HB 6 and […]
I grew up in an extended family of bowlers, but once I moved to Texas bowling was pretty much out of my life. While […]
Texas will soon execute its 500th person since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
Last year 23-year-old Pedro Aguilar left his home in Honduras to take the perilous journey north to the United States. His dreams for a […]
While rain slicked the streets of Austin, lawmakers heatedly debated legislation that would use $2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund to fund the state water plan, an increasingly urgent issue for lawmakers. But, after hours of stop-and-go debate, a procedural error derailed the legislation.