Gov. Rick Perry kicked off his two-and-a-half week, 40-stop Iowa bus tour today in an effort to rejuvenate a campaign that has been down in the polls for several weeks. Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune reports.
The Williamson County attorney on how the Michael Morton case inspired her to run against Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley, and her concerns that his office could still allow the same mistakes.
The federal government's rejection this week of a state request to exclude certain providers — namely Planned Parenthood — from the Women's Health Program came as a victory to some family planning advocates, and a travesty to others.
Though a state commission is considering raising the cap on energy prices, Dave Fehling of KUHF News and StateImpact Texas reports that some think allowing rates to rise won't be enough to ensure that companies can keep building plants in a state that keeps on growing.