Prop 6 is being pitched as a long-term solution to the growing water supply problems of the state. Is it?
Monthly Archives: October 2013
In a sign that Abbott, like Rick Perry, is willing to borrow budgeting ideas from the libertarian fringe, he proposed a suite of changes to the fundamentals of state budgeting that would effectively put Texas in a permanent state of austerity and dramatically expand the governor’s budgeting authority.
If Texas Republicans seem to have descended into madness, it’s only because they’ve succumbed to an extreme fringe that now owns the party in this state.
In a last-minute ruling today, a federal judge blocked portions of House Bill 2, the contentious anti-abortion bill—a partial victory for abortion-rights groups.
In their new book, Dallas 1963, Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis examine the city’s culture in the early 1960s and the events that led up to JFK’s death on Nov. 22.
But the week just wouldn’t have been nearly so WTF-y without a certain blast from the past shuffling back onto the national stage. Yep, it’s Hammer time again because Tom DeLay is back, baby.
[Also see the Observer‘s TBF End of the World Itinerary, Debut Author Itinerary, Foodie Itinerary, Borderlands Itinerary, Enviro Itinerary, and Whodunit Itinerary.] Texas is no stranger to presidential politics. We sent LBJ and two Bushes to the White House, with …
Austin City Council passed a resolution making Austin the first city to add comprehensive protections for workers into its corporate-incentive program.
Chris Hooks talks about last weekend’s gun rally in San Antonio.
[Also see the Observer‘s Debut Author Itinerary, Foodie Itinerary, Borderlands Itinerary, Enviro Itinerary, and Whodunit Itinerary.] It’s the end of the world as we know it, and that’s just fine with the pack of authors peddling dystopian lit at this …