In the last month, the number of congregations offering to provide shelter to immigrants has more than doubled across the country to 450.
“I think a lot of the faithful in the coming years are going to be compelled to follow the mandates of their faith rather than the law of the land.”...Read More
White has a long record of siding with industrial polluters in Texas and holds some extreme views on matters of science.
Kathleen Hartnett White’s vote to allow construction of a new coal plant 150 miles south of Dallas was the final straw for environmental groups. Mayors and of...Read More
More than 2.6 million Americans and 287,000 Texans are paid at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Hundreds of Texas workers joined a national day of action for a $15 minimum wage and union representation despite a political climate hostile to labor....Read More
What if Texas blew billions of dollars because someone misread an obscure business report 15 years ago? In March, the Observer took a close look at the state’...Read More
In Texas, paying for cops, courts and prosecutors with fees from defendants has become more and more popular. But what happens when the drive to do justice on the cheap collides with a rogue prosecutor?
In Texas, funding courts with defendants' fees has become commonplace. But what happens when this system collides with a rogue prosecutor?...Read More
For centuries, Texas’ first food has been invisible. Now chefs and activists are putting it back in the spotlight.
'Truly Texas Mexican' author Adán Medrano writes: Texas’ first food has been invisible. Now, chefs and activists are putting it back in the spotlight....Read More
Locals fear encroaching oil and gas operations will change Balmorhea from a quiet Chihuahuan Desert town into an industrial hub.
Locals fear encroaching oil and gas operations will change Balmorhea from a quiet Chihuahuan Desert town into an industrial hub....Read More
Attendees carried signs that read 'Build bridges, not walls,' 'Viva La Frontera' and 'Love is Unity.'
About four dozen people held hands as a symbol of camaraderie Saturday morning at the international bridge that divides Presidio, Texas, and Ojinaga, Mexico...Read More