Higher education leaders have long opposed the idea, but a slew of conservative House members stood Thursday to defend campus carry.
Daily Archives: March 14, 2013
The study found that from 1992 to 1999, Harris County prosecutors sought the death penalty for African-Americans more than three times as often as they did for whites with similar cases. Hispanics fared even worse—the DAs pushed for capital punishment four times as often for Hispanics as they did for whites.
After hauling banned books into Arizona, Houston writer Tony Diaz brought his “Librotraficante” campaign to the Texas Capitol Thursday, to fight a proposal to count only “comprehensive survey” courses toward college degree requirements.
What can the most censored state in Mexico teach others about freedom of expression during a devastating drug war?
What wisdom could the Observer impart to other nonprofits struggling to keep up the journalistic fight in the age of pay walls and social media?
There was a pro-gun rally at the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. Normally those events take place in front of the Capitol, but this one occurred in the basement, in Extension Room E.036 during a hearing of the House Select Committee on …
All those early morning Senate Finance Committee sessions on the budget have paid off. The committee passed Senate Bill 1 on to the full Senate yesterday, approving the $195.5 billion budget that will undo some of the 82nd session’s monumental …