Tag Archives: Charles Schwertner
For decades, the energy company has leased to the state the property on which Fairfield Lake State Park sits. But there’s no guarantee the new buyer will do the same.
For decades, Fairfield Lake State Park has been a fixture of family life for Brenda Pate. She’s spent countless hours at the park, an expanse of timber, trail...Read More
“We saw what happened whenever prisons were privatized,” the caseworker told the Observer.
Vivian Farinazzo For Child Protective Services (CPS) caseworkers, no two days are exactly the same. Jennifer, a CPS worker in Houston, juggles more than a dozen...Read More
Uber and Lyft spent more than ever on a single-prop election in Austin, and now that voters have rejected them, they're taking the fight to the Lege....Read More
A Texas Senate committee heard familiar testimony from Amarillo leaders about how the city is dealing with a relatively large population of refugees....Read More
Honestly, is there anyone less qualified to manage Medicaid than the Texas Legislature?
Few programs are as critical as Medicaid. Texas’ stewardship has been consistently ham-fisted, and yet lawmakers want more control. Maybe the feds should clic...Read More
Texas House and Senate budget writers have approved a provision excluding Planned Parenthood from the state Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program, which t...Read More
In Texas GOP circles these days almost nothing is as sacrosanct as tax relief. In fact, you’re about as likely to catch a Republican arguing against a tax...Read More