A sharp increase in heat-related deaths and storm-related losses. A significant decrease in worker productivity and crop yields. A new climate change study paints a bleak picture for Texas over the coming decades — if nothing is done to address the much-debated warming trend. And not everyone is buying it.
For all the talk about undocumented immigrants qualifying for in-state tuition at Texas colleges and universities, it turns out that these students make up a very small portion of the college-going population.Full Story
In a House committee hearing on Monday, one witness sought to redefine the climate change debate as one with clear implications to national security.Full Story
Despite voting a second time in favor of continuing the Texas Lottery Commission on Wednesday, the majority of House members made clear that they would like to study how to wind down the agency.Full Story
After initial hopes of harmony on immigration reforms in both Austin and Washington, Texas lawmakers are holding back and Texans in Washington are taking opposing tacks on border security. State lawmakers are trying to find common ground on a resolution showing support for reforming the nation's immigration system.Full Story
Democratic Texas House members on Wednesday filed an immigration resolution that could serve as a litmus test for Republican support for reforms being suggested at the national level.