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Conservative lawmakers, an oil investor and other activists did all they could to stop a wind project in rural Texas, even as the state has increasingly embraced renewable energy.
Earlier this year, a Canadian energy producer was poised to build two large wind farms in Clay County, a mostly featureless stretch of plains at the Texas-Oklah...Read More
While desperate immigrant families are torn apart and children sent to “tent cities” in Texas, most of the state’s prominent Republicans are more than happy to get behind Trump.
Over the past couple of weeks, the nation has been forced to confront the realities of President Trump’s goal of stopping immigration at the southern border w...Read More
At the state GOP convention, Trump reigns supreme — and everyone knows it.
It was clear when Governor Greg Abbott bragged about being more powerful than Putin, and when he said that Texans had far more influence on Trump’s presidenti...Read More
Republican elected officials have ignored official statements and spread questionable reporting in rush to cash in on Rogelio Martinez’s death.
On the night of November 18, two Border Patrol agents lay badly wounded at the bottom of a 14-foot deep culvert near Van Horn, Texas. Thirty-six-year-old El Pas...Read More
Republican attorneys general stood up for Big Tobacco and lead paint manufacturers; now, Ken Paxton's sticking up for an oil and gas giant.
Republican attorneys general stood up for Big Tobacco and lead paint manufacturers; now, Ken Paxton's sticking up for an oil and gas giant....Read More
Texas conservatives may finally have to admit that a bevy of lawsuits can't stop the Clean Power Plan before it goes into effect in 2018.
While conferees still spent time trying to debunk established science and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton opened the conference touting his lawsuit against th...Read More
With Juneteenth approaching, now’s a good time to consider the living legacy of slavery in our state. ...Read More