Comply or not? Texas officials now must decide about emission rules

To comply or not to comply. That’s the question now facing Texas officials regarding the Obama administration’s ambitious Clean Power Plan. The sweeping regulatory initiative, unveiled today in its final form, aims at transforming the nation’s electricity-production system to slash emissions of climate-disrupting air pollution.

Hillary Clinton coming to McAllen

Democratic presidentical candidate Hillary Clinton is scheduled to come to McAllen on Friday to hold a meeting with state lawmakers and attend a private fundraiser, several sources familiar with the details of the trip said Monday.

Cheaper beer and wine in Texas?

With urging from some retailers, state officials are considering a proposal to draft rules for coupons offering discounts on beer and wine — something currently illegal in Texas. They could make a decision in the coming months, but already are getting mixed opinions on the issue.