We're livestreaming a get-out-the-vote event in Austin featuring Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and Democratic comptroller candidate Mike Collier.Full Story
Watch live as Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith previews the 84th legislative session with state Sen. Robert Nichols and state Rep. Travis Clardy at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches.
Gov. Rick Perry won't be making a Halloween court appearance after all. The Oct. 31 hearing that had been scheduled in Perry's criminal case has been rescheduled for Nov. 6 at 10 a.m., a court employee confirmed.Full Story
A ballot initiative to ban fracking in Denton has put the North Texas city at the center of a nationwide debate over the safety of drilling, the money it produces and the role cities play in regulating it. As Election Day nears, the fight is growing fiercer.Full Story
Here are some dispatches from around the state on the first day of early voting.Full Story
The debate over how to compute high school graduation rates distracts from Texas' impressive accomplishments, writes Michael Marder, a physics professor at the University of Texas at Austin.Full Story
After calling for an end to subsidies for wind energy production, the Texas comptroller will soon release a report that could rekindle debate surrounding Texas’ largest incentive for natural gas producers.Full Story
Woven into the recent federal ruling that found the state's voter photo ID law unconstitutional is a bigger question for Texas lawmakers — whether the state should have to seek federal permission when it changes election and voting laws.Full Story
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: Texas is losing more rural land than any other state, the cost of water is rising and an interview with Kent Satterwhite, general manager of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.Full Story
For as many as 40,000 low-income Austin households being squeezed by high rents in a booming city, Wednesday offers the barest glimmer of hope.Full Story
Criticism by state leaders of the Obama administration for failures in the response to the Ebola virus omits mention of the tools at the state's disposal that were not used.Full Story
Attendees at the first public meeting on a proposed high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston told federal officials they're for the project — so long as the stations are conveniently located downtown.Full Story
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's former adviser Kenneth "Buddy" Barfield pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges of wire fraud, making a false tax return and embezzlement of funds contributed to a federal candidate.Full Story
Gov. Rick Perry announced Tuesday that three health care providers in North Texas will partner to form an Ebola treatment facility, as recommended by the state’s infectious disease task force.Full Story
A steep drop in crude oil prices threatens to slow drilling in some U.S. oilfields, but officials in Texas' hottest shale plays say they're not worried.
Most scientists believe less ozone pollution in the air Americans breathe would make people healthier. Texas' environmental regulators disagree.Full Story
Voters can cast ballots today for the Nov. 4 general election as the two-week early voting period commences.Full Story
With early voting starting tomorrow, this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics has a decidedly electoral slant.Full Story
Thanks to a wealthy and generous personal injury lawyer, Democrat Nicholas LaHood is mounting a well-funded challenge in his bid to unseat 16-year Republican incumbent Susan Reed as Bexar County district attorney.
With the Dallas hospital that handled the first Ebola case in the U.S. saying it's sorry for its mistakes, we begin our weekly playlist of songs inspired by Texas news with Gregory Isaacs' "I Owe You Some Apology."Full Story