worked for eight years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, most of that time covering state and local politics. A native of Cedarhurst, New York, he has an undergraduate degree in journalism and psychology from New York University and a master's in economics from the University of Texas at Arlington.
A new breed of app-based moving companies has drawn the interest of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, which wants to ensure that companies with names like Buddytruk and PICKUP are following state laws.
The federal government has temporarily suspended funding for a project to upgrade the state’s antiquated child support enforcement system — run through the AG's office — whose projected costs have risen dramatically ahead of initial estimates.
While Gov. Greg Abbott hasn't called for the outright repeal of the United States' decades-old trade embargo with Cuba, he made clear to Cubans Tuesday that Texas is ready to jump at the business opportunity if it happens.
In 2006, Panama voters agreed to modernize their famed canal, allowing it to handle more ships and, crucially, bigger ones. Next year, the expanded Panama Canal is expected to finally open. Is Texas ready?
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is touting a list of agencies that he plans to eliminate if he’s elected president. But the Transportation Security Administration is not on it, even though Cruz has previously called for its abolishment.
A Japanese-backed effort to build a Dallas-Houston bullet train may just be the start of an international rail play in Texas as companies from other countries vie for a piece of potential rail projects in the state.
A state appeals court ruled Thursday that conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan lives in Austin despite his claims otherwise, so his dispute with the state Ethics Commission will play out in Travis County.
House Speaker Joe Straus issued more than 150 interim charges Wednesday, directing committees to study issues such as the effectiveness of border security operations and the impact of the plummeting cost of oil on the local economy.