The first round of the GOP fight for attorney general resembled most of the Republican primary battles this year. But in the runoff, allegations that one candidate broke the law may have shifted the dynamics of the race.
The Texas Water Development Board will decide next month whether to continue planning for the controversial Marvin Nichols reservoir in northeast Texas. The battle over the reservoir pits thirsty Dallas-Fort Worth against rural landowners to the east.
Seven teachers, backed by the Houston branch of the American Federation of Teachers, are suing the Houston school district over a new approach tying standardized test results to pay and employment decisions.
Texas enrollment in the federal health insurance marketplace more than doubled in the month leading up to the deadline, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Two Texas universities are on a federal list of higher education institutions currently under investigation for possible violations of federal law in their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.
This week the head of the Democratic Governors Association said the Texas governor's race isn’t in the top tier of races his group will be financially backing in 2014. What will that lack of support mean for Wendy Davis' chances here?
The first list of confirmed speakers at this year's Texas Tribune Festival contains names like Cruz, Huntsman, Hutchison, Castro, Van de Putte, Straus, Bradley and Hayes. Get your tickets while they're early-bird cheap!
While dental providers accused of overbilling Texas' Medicaid program by hundreds of millions of dollars remain in legal limbo, the contractor that approved the procedures is still being paid more than $100 million annually by the state.
Conscious of mounting student debt in Texas, the state's Higher Education Coordinating Board announced a change this week that it hopes could alleviate some of the financial pressure on students borrowing to finance their education.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: more questions about standardized testing, students making decisions earlier and earlier on career paths and an interview with the TEA's Heather Mauzé.
This week, the lesser prairie chicken will officially be listed as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act — a designation likely to affect economic development, including oil and gas drilling, in the Panhandle and West Texas.
Ross, Reeve, Jim and Terri talk about what a botched execution in Oklahoma means for Texas, the state's history with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and allegations regarding the business practices of attorney general candidate Ken Paxton.