Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 42: The Complications Of School Finance In Texas

Posted on · "The weight system is basically like a member's only jacket or parachute pants, we don't use them anymore!" - Jay Aiyer, co-host of Party Politics, on how he thinks Texas' funding of schools is antiquated.


Texas Has Its Field of Candidates For The 2018 Primaries

Posted on · The field for the 2018 elections crystallized Monday evening when Texas' month-long candidate filing period came to a relatively quiet close, and U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold is under more pressure after The New York Times published a report in which former staffers alleged the congressman bullied aides and had a volatile temper

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Why Does Texas Want to Remove a Songbird From the Endangered Species List?

Posted on · (Above: The golden-cheeked warbler. Photo: Steve Maslowski/U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service)Could the golden-cheeked warbler soon be off the endangered species list? That’s what the Texas General Land Office wants to do with a lawsuit filed on the behalf of the agency earlier this month. On the GLO’s website, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush […]