History is history and the people in it are both good and bad. Erecting a statue acknowledging the deaths and great tragedy of the Civil War and the many Texas families ravaged by the conflict is not the same as condoning or advocating slavery.
Long-standing policies allowing construction in Houston's high-risk floodplains — coupled with the paving over of wetlands — have increased the region's vulnerability to major storms like Hurricane Harvey.
In its recovery after Hurricane Harvey, Texas can be a national leader in showing that society and infrastructure can adapt to changing conditions.
Hurricane Harvey delivered chaos and calamity up and down the most populous parts of Texas' Gulf Coast. The state is resourceful and will be up to the task of recovery, but there could be some self-inflicted challenges impeding that recovery.
The losses from disasters are felt personally by families and communities. We have much to do after Hurricane Harvey, but we are off to a good start in helping affected Texans get the tools they need to rebuild.
The “Texas Miracle” may be under a threat far graver than a faltering energy sector: failing schools.
As we take the long road to recovery after Hurricane Harvey, we must prioritize our financial decisions on ensuring our beloved communities are protected from future natural disasters.
The work is challenging and the conversations can be difficult, but that’s always been the case. And, we’re not backing down from our work to foster an open, welcoming and inclusive state for businesses, their employees and their families.
Could you stand in my shoes and tell my students, who have only known the U.S. as home, that they don't belong in this country?
The nativist posturing of President Donald Trump and Texas’ enactment of Senate Bill 4 have caused fear and great anxiety for Latinos in the United States.
Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to not call a special session of the Texas Legislature to access emergency funding for Hurricane Harvey recovery will worsen the long-term economic effects of one of the most powerful storms to ever land on our shore.
After Hurricane harvey battered Texas and Louisiana, we have set aside our differences to focus on helping the region recover. But can’t also help but wonder how we can make these events more manageable in the future.