Shortening the comment period by 15 days could burden citizens and reduce their opportunity to participate in the permitting process.
Legal experts say the move, carried out at an industry association's request, will hinder Texans' ability to engage in the process....Read More
Austin advocates say they will put their bodies on the line to defend immigrants from Trump administration deportations.
Austin advocates say they will put their bodies on the line to defend immigrants from Trump administration deportations....Read More
The ‘bathroom bill’ is a flash-bang grenade meant to divert attention from the state’s real problems.
Set aside, for a moment, all substantive considerations about the coming legislative potty wars, whose first shot was fired Thursday by Lieutenant Governor Dan ...Read More
How a felon with a fake name convinced a federal agency and the Texas General Land Office to fast-track a controversial project in Port Aransas.
BARGING IN How a felon with a fake name convinced a federal agency and the Texas General Land Office to fast-track a controversial project in Port Aransas. When...Read More
Lowlights include failing to track chemical spills during floods and rejecting the link between earthquakes and fracking.
Thanks to investigative reporting, this year we learned of new ways the powerful in this state are messing with Texas. From failing to oversee toxic waste injec...Read More
Austin’s Ed Ward Celebrates the Black Musicians Who Made Rock ‘The History of Rock & Roll’ pays tribute to some lesser-known pioneers of...Read More
Pro-LGBT Houston Lawmakers Discuss Lieutenant Governor's Anti-Transgender Proposal
One Democratic state lawmaker pledged Wednesday to “fight like hell” against Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s anti-transgender bathroom bill, while anoth...Read More
Students of color and children with special needs were disproportionately affected by law enforcement’s involvement in schools.
Despite the Texas Legislature’s efforts to curb the school-to-prison pipeline, law enforcement still plays a major role in disciplining students for minor inf...Read More