An effective probation system can improve public safety, reduce costs and help Texas. It is imperative we confront this challenge.
Our heritage as Texans is in what matters, in substance: family, hard work and integrity. It demeans our identity to tie our legacy to guns.
Government isn’t the solution to every problem. In Austin, government too often is the problem. Lower taxes and less burdensome regulations would be a great place to start in truly addressing the affordability crisis.
There are literally hundreds of miles of natural gas pipelines underground already in the Texas Hill Country and they have been there for generations.
While we can all enjoy watching this political theater in the Texas House play out, let’s not continue with the alleged criminalization of political gamesmanship.
Sweeping legislation that will help protect thousands of Texans from the calamity of surprise bills and price-gouging associated with freestanding emergency rooms (FSERs) was a high point of the 86th Texas Legislative session.
During the latter half of the current decade, the ideological positions of Texans in counties across the state have moved to the left. A combination of generational replacement, migration and attitudinal change has resulted in all but five of the state’s 22 most populous counties experiencing a shift to the left among registered voters.
WGU Texas is working diligently to ensure people from all backgrounds and life experiences have an opportunity to pursue an affordable, quality education.
Only ten years ago, most Americans would probably have scoffed at the notion that wasting natural resources is “necessary.” But the fracking boom changed that: As the boom has catapulted the U.S. into the top five flaring nations, just behind Iran and Iraq, flaring has become the symbol of opportunistic wastefulness in an industry at the center of the climate crisis.
Most people with depression never get treated. But what if everyone got screened at their regular checkups?
Words matter. They always have. When Henry II of England asked, “Will no one rid me of this priest?” — surprise — four of his knights killed St. Thomas Becket. In my parents’ time, Hitler used words to incite people against the Jewish community and anyone who wasn’t Aryan. It was hate speech. We know what happened next.
America needs new tools to support communities, candidates, and campaigns committed to cross-partisan policy solutions.