writes about the challenges facing Texas’ largest metro areas as they experience unbridled growth. He joined the Tribune in October 2016 and is the organization’s first reporter based in Dallas. The Texas Tech University graduate spent more than 13 years at The Dallas Morning News, where he covered transportation, local government and politics.
After Uber left Austin, state lawmakers are now poised to take up regulations of ride-hailing companies. They may also look at a high-speed rail developer's ability to use eminent domain for a Dallas-Houston bullet train.
Texans who weren't interested in any of the presidential candidates on the ballot wrote in everything from Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz to Chuck Norris and Harambe. Some left colorful messages for election officials.
Republican State Rep. Rodney Anderson leads Democratic challenger Terry Meza by 64 votes in a western Dallas County Texas House district that's accustomed to close contests. Now, there will be a recount.
The federal agency began asking questions about how Dallas housing officials steered funds after a city audit concluded that "incomplete" record keeping made it impossible to confirm rules were followed.