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Documentary Spotlights Apollo-Era NASA Flight Controllers

Posted on · Flight controllers at NASA during America’s race to the moon were able to solve problems as they appeared during each mission. Many of them say we need a new commitment from Washington to give direction to America’s space program. A new documentary profiles the team that worked in NASA’s Mission Control to put humans on the moon.

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Title X Changes ‘Shouldn’t Affect Texas Women’s Health Clinics’

Posted on · President Trump's signature on a bill impacting how states distribute Title X funds might not have immediate effects on family planning services in Texas. Although no Title X fund -- or any federal funds -- can be used for abortion services, some states reduce money for women's health centers that provide abortions.

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Senator Cruz Explains Lack Of Town Hall Meetings

Posted on · Senator Ted Cruz of Texas reacts to having a challenger to his seat. Last week, a congressman from El Paso announced a bid for his seat, and at least one other politician has hinted at a possible run. Cruz took time out during a visit to a space contractor in Sugar Land to talk about it, and also about his preference to meeting with businesses rather than holding formal town hall meetings.

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Federal Court Looks At Harris County Bail Bond Policies

Posted on · A federal court here in Houston is looking into the practice of keeping someone in jail who can't make bail. It's a lawsuit filed by the Texas Fair Defense Project, which claims that Harris County is violating the Due Process and Equal Protection clauses of the constitution by keeping people jailed solely because they can't pay bail.