Gov. Rick Perry has missed a legislative deadline to assemble a commission tasked with answering lingering questions about Texas' border with Oklahoma along Lake Texoma. But there is still time make appointments ahead of a deadline for the commission’s first meeting.Full Story
At the Trib's Oct. 17 symposium on transportation at Southern Methodist University, I sat down with four members of the House Transportation Committee: Chairman Larry Phillips, R-Sherman, and state Reps. Cindy Burkett, R-Sunnyvale, Linda Harper-Brown, R-Irving, and Joe Pickett, D-El Paso.
With less than two months left in the legislative session, some lawmakers are lowering expectations on what can get done related to funding for roads.Full Story