An influx of new Democrats would make the House as a whole more liberal but would simultaneously make the majority Republican delegation more conservative.
Many voices are calling for the United States to retrench and retreat from the world, including distancing ourselves from neighbors in North America. Yet the reality of life across Mexico, Canada and the United States shows that we are connected to our neighbors in ways that benefit all of us.
A huge percentage of our tax dollars are wasted by state laws and policies we could fix here in Texas.
Some insurance companies are already signaling that they again will attempt to take doctors and other health care providers out of the driver’s seat when it comes to determining which medicines Medicaid patients can receive.
Under a practice called union "release time," government agencies allow public employees to be "released" from the jobs for which they were hired and instead be assigned to work for a private labor union. This is not only bad policy, it's also unconstitutional in Texas.
National health spending is projected to grow at an average rate of 5.8 percent per year through 2024 to more than $5.4 trillion. And more than $1 trillion of that figure is expected to come from the pockets of private businesses.
Whether it's unprecedented droughts, or lengthening wildfire seasons, or dying forests, or shrinking glaciers, or warming, rising and acidifying seas along our coastlines, nature is sending us warnings we are fools — or worse — to ignore.