Your evening reading: UT-Austin president can keep his job; Combs reports a bigger than expected budget surplus; a rift at A&M on interim president selectionFull Story
Many Rio Grande Valley residents enrolling for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act opt for the paper application, largely avoiding the federal online marketplace. But the paper process poses its own challenges.Full Story
Bill Powers' future as University of Texas at Austin president could be put to a vote at a Thursday meeting of the UT System's Board of Regents.Full Story
Your evening reading: Texans are No. 1 in purchasing health plans through the online insurance marketplace; the petition to remove the Travis County DA is denied; Tea Party blowback builds against StockmanFull Story
In the blink of an eye, Steve Stockman has turned the upcoming Texas GOP primary into a nationally significant contest with his last-minute launch of a conservative insurgency campaign against the state's senior senator, John Cornyn.Full Story
Your evening reading: UT regents will discuss Bill Powers in closed-door session; Democrats claim a statewide officer via party switch; Cruz will attend Mandela memorial serviceFull Story
All eyes are on the Travis County Courthouse this morning as the move to remove the county's top prosecutor, Rosemary Lehmberg, enters the definitive final stages.Full Story
Many HIV patients in Texas are ineligible for subsidies on the new federal health care exchange. Add the state's decision to not expand Medicaid, and the bulk of those patients are missing out on expanded health coverage.Full Story
This week in the Texas Weekly Newsreel: It's the final week of filing for candidates in the 2014 primaries, Wendy Davis releases her last three tax returns and the rollout of the Affordable Care Act hits a few more snags.Full Story
Your evening reading: former CPRIT executive indicted; ag commissioner candidate warned on how he handles his horses; a glimpse into the Joe Jamail box at a UT home gameFull Story
A Travis County grand jury has indicted a former high-ranking official at the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas on charges that he unlawfully secured the execution of an $11 million grant.
Ted Cruz made a big splash during a half-hour speech over lunch on Thursday to the American Legislative Exchange Council, covering a host of topics near and dear to the grassroots conservatives whose allegiance he'll need if he pulls the trigger on a 2016 presidential run.Full Story
Both Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott have shared tax returns for the last three years — but they seem to be the exception and not the rule when it comes to candidates disclosing what they make and what they pay in taxes.Full Story
Your evening reading: Texas gets OK to boost payments to primary care docs; Davis says she would have vetoed cuts to public schools; radioactive material stolen in MexicoFull Story
UPDATED: A year after Texas was slated to increase Medicaid payments to primary care physicians under the Affordable Care Act, the state has received federal approval to implement the change.
Your evening reading: Abbott and Davis square off on education; state insurance regulators move on new rules for health care "navigators"; Amazon drones worry U.S. Rep. Ted PoeFull Story
Texas Health Commissioner Kyle Janek raised concerns Tuesday about a temporary process set up by the Obama administration to transfer applications for Medicaid from the federal insurance marketplace to the state.
To address privacy concerns raised by state leaders, TDI on Tuesday proposed additional rules for the so-called navigators directed to help Texans find health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act.
U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Amarillo, could be a lot closer to gaining the chairmanship of one of Congress' most powerful committees — House Armed Services.Full Story