Posted on · The leaders of both legislative chambers say they will be united this year — even if cities and counties push back — and that local officials should come to Austin with solutions in hand if they don't like new proposals.
Posted on · Meanwhile, 15 percent of homes damaged or destroyed by the storm are still unlivable. Yet, FEMA and Texas officials aren't keeping track of how many people remain displaced one year later.
Posted on · As young, educated professionals push away old ideas about how to move around Texas cities, transportation planners’ vision for the future is still largely influenced by the past.
Posted on · As an El Paso shelter prepared to take in undocumented immigrants separated from their children, President Trump's tweets calling for deportations without due process drew rebukes.
Posted on · Following the newspaper's investigation into failings and cutbacks in the state's managed care program, three Texas House committees will meet this month to discuss ways to improve the program.
Posted on · University of Texas researchers are conducting a new survey in affected areas as the General Land Office prepares to disburse billions in federal disaster recovery funds.
Posted on · The governor's announcement follows three days of roundtable discussions about school safety last week at the Capitol. Read Abbott’s school and firearm safety action plan below.
Posted on · Architects and school safety experts say that campuses are already designed with minimizing death in mind — but that architecture can only go so far
Posted on · After swapping leads early in the Democratic gubernatorial runoff, Valdez pulled ahead of White and will face incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott.
Posted on · The longtime law enforcement officer gained international attention helping Democrats topple a Republican establishment in Dallas County. But she's already had some stumbles as she attempts an ascent to the governor's office.
Posted on · The annual meeting of the gun-rights group is expected to draw more than 70,000 people from across the United States — and protests from gun-control advocates galvanized by recent mass shootings
Posted on · In the six months since state and federal officials decided to use the biggest housing recovery in modern history to rewrite the nation's disaster playbook, neighborly networks and organized charity have buoyed disheartened Texans on the coast.
Posted on · After Tryon Lewis said on Thursday that he's leaving the five-person board that oversees the Texas Department of Transportation, a Dallas magazine reported Friday that Victor Vandergriff is also planning to leave the commission
Posted on · As city officials sought help overhauling pension funds and fought off lawmakers' attempts to legislate local matters, urban Texans continued having trouble finding affordable places to live
Posted on · Texans successfully fought back against tolled highway projects in 2017. Meanwhile, motorists are now forbidden to text while driving and ride-hailing companies emerged from the legislative session with a major victory