The Big Conversation:
With the dust settling around the presidential election, what a second Obama terms means for Texas has come into focus.
As the Tribune reports today, many state agencies and officials have long said that the fate of major issues — like health care reform and environmental regulations — hinges on who wins the presidency.
Now, with Barack Obama re-elected, a clearer picture has emerged of how the Legislature — still heavily Republican — will approach those issues.
Health care reform, which Mitt Romney vowed to repeal but is now likely here to stay, presents legislators with two of the most pressing ...