Tag Archives: Midland
Joe Barton Resurfaces with a Blueprint for How to Bail Out the Oil Industry and Worsen Climate Change
As the former Texas congressman prepares to get into the lobbying game, the climate-change denier reflects on how he worked with industry to unleash a runaway drilling boom in the Permian Basin.
The legislation was marked with the number of the beast. Joe Barton’s staffers, perhaps sensing some irony, insisted that he reintroduce his 2015 bill that ...Read More
After the second Texas mass shooting in a month, Democrats call for action while Republicans promise to protect the “God given rights” of gun ownership.
On Saturday afternoon, two state troopers pulled over a man in Midland, Texas, for apparently failing to use his turn signal. The driver grabbed his rifle and b...Read More
The federal poverty level fails to take into account 2.6 million struggling Texas households.
It ain’t cheap living in the oil boomtown of Midland, where the fracking frenzy sweeping through West Texas has led to an eyeball-popping spike in rent. In 20...Read More
A weakening El Niño, assisted by climate change, is driving scorching temperatures in Texas.
El Niño usually cools us down, but this year, climate change was stronger than the periodic weather phenomenon, scorching the west and heating up the coast....Read More
The biggest trend in our coverage, though, has been animals — biting, kicking, rotting, reading, running pets and pests that have kept us sent us running for ...Read More
In this month's Strangest State: Peacocks terrorize a once-charming neighborhood, a police officer is bitten by a disembodied rattlesnake head and a mild-manner...Read More
In this month's Strangest State: A rancher visits the doctor only to find that he's dead, a mom races her baby, and a woman finds her Facebook look-alike....Read More