TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 4/16/12

Aaronson on rate increases at TWIA, E. Smith asks Sen. Wendy Davis about surviving in hostile political territory, Selvidge's lovely slideshow on the rebirth of the burned out Bastrop State Park, Aguilar on the drawbacks to putting troops on the Mexican border, Galbraith on the expansion in uranium mining, Hamilton on posses in public schools, Murphy charts congressional campaign finance for the first quarter, Ramshaw on the merger of three regional Planned Parenthoods in Texas, Tan on the state's plans for the Women's Health Program and Root on the governor's re-election talk: The best of our best content from April 16 to 20, 2012.

The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for April 20, 2012

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, campaigning for the GOP presidential nomination, speaks at a town hall event at Texas A&M University on April 10, 2012.
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, campaigning for the GOP presidential nomination, speaks at a town hall event at Texas A&M University on April 10, 2012.

Your evening reading: despite long odds, Paul posts hefty first-quarter fundraising haul; State Board of Education approves new math standards; SOPA outcry hasn't dampened Lamar Smith's fundraising