Monthly Archives: January 2014

Speaker Joe Straus Opens the Door to ‘High-Level’ Radioactive Waste in Texas

Even as a low-level radioactive waste dump grows in West Texas, lawmakers are pondering the possibility of making Texas the home to at least some of the nation’s immense stockpile of “high-level” radioactive waste.

The Deepening Extremism in the Lieutenant Governor Primary

At a televised debate this week, all four candidates (David Dewhurst, Dan Patrick, Jerry Patterson and Todd Staples) agreed that abortions should be banned even in cases of rape or incest. It was not clear if any of them would make exceptions even for the life of the mother.