Full video of our panel discussion on the St. Mary's University campus in San Antonio on the future of Texas' electric grid, including efforts to bolster reliability through demand response and other efficiency tools.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday morning that federal limits on the effects of air pollution across state boundaries are legal, striking down a challenge from Texas and a number of other states and industry coalitions.
Gov. Rick Perry often touts the state's "smart regulations" to businesses from California. While entrepreneurs in Texas often find fewer regulatory obstacles, some argue the Texas approach has hidden costs that aren’t worth the sacrifice.
In another sign of troubled times among the leadership at the University of Texas System, word emerged Monday night that a regent clandestinely recorded a discussion with Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa during an executive session in August.
Hoping to spur the kind of oil boom seen recently in states like Texas and North Dakota, the Alaska Legislature last year voted to cut taxes on oil companies. But some Alaska lawmakers now say that may have been a mistake.
As he ponders whether to run for president again, Gov. Rick Perry has renewed his faith by getting baptized in the spring waters once used to wash the sins off Sam Houston, the first president of the Republic of Texas.
During a closed-door session of the University of Texas System Board of Regents in August, one of the regents recorded a discussion with Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa without his knowledge, the system confirmed this week.
After a presentation in Clay County on Red River land that's the subject of a dispute with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Texas officials and lawmakers on Monday sought to reassure Texans who have managed some of the land for decades.
House Bill 5, which reduced standardized testing in public high schools, also included a provision aimed at easing the pressure of high-stakes exams for students in lower grades. But it may not be having the intended effect.
As state officials prepare to meet with the man who has become the face of the increasingly politicized spat between Texas and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the Tribune's Jim Malewitzhas an exhaustive background story on the seeds of the conflict.
On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy about state Sen. Ken Paxton's ethics filings, Gov. Rick Perry, Rosemary Lehmberg and more.