Judicial elections in Texas won’t work if the governor, who can fill unexpected vacancies, controls who sits on the bench. This is what happened recently, and voters should take back their power.
The board is on the right path in liberalizing Texans’ access to psychologists, whether masters- or doctorate-degreed, without artificial price supports. The Legislature could do more by certifying psychologists instead of licensing them. Otherwise more legal challenges will arise and Texas taxpayers will suffer more financial losses.