Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst went to El Paso today, talked with state, local and federal police, took an aerial tour over the dangerous borderlands and pronounced that Mexico's drug war is a "very serious threat" to all Texans — a threat the feds aren't protecting you from.
It's an email you'd expect to see taped up at a coffee shop, not sent out from the Department of State Health Services:
"Missing Puppy Found!"
The University of Texas System is recalling students, faculty and staff participating in university-sponsored programs in seven northern Mexican states.
Forensic Science Commission says consideration of Willingham case "still in its infancy."
For a one-time-only performance that would have been under an hour, the saga of Tarleton State University’s “gay Jesus” play sure has been a long one. In the latest plot twist, a Tarleton State journalism student has uncovered a conservative activist's allegation that Gov. Rick Perry and his chief of staff were somehow involved.
For a certain kind of animal — i.e., the Policy Wonk — this is a gift: Sunset reports on insurance and utility regulators and on the capital city's transportation authority hit the internet this morning.
An attorney for Clayton Williams Jr.'s Fort Stockton Holdings details how the company plans to mine even more water out of the Rio Grande watershed than the billions of gallons it already takes out.
Only 20 percent of 750 Harris County residents surveyed said their personal situation had gotten better this year — the lowest rate in nearly three decades. 32 percent said things were getting worse.
The Mexican American Legislative Caucus, the Senate Hispanic Caucus and the House Black Caucus are throwing a "special hearing" to stoke backlash to the State Board of Education's recasting of American history.
Liberal watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington calls Gov. Rick Perry among the "worst," throwing him in with scandal-ridden likes of Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina and New York's Gov. David Paterson.
The latest Rasmussen poll reports 56 percent of likely Texas voters support suing the federal government to stop health care reform from becoming law.
Border lawmakers are asking Congress for hundreds of millions of dollars for border security before "the violence unfolds across the Rio Grande."
The #71 “Texans for Rick Perry” car driven by NASCAR racer Bobby Labonte finally had its day on the track in this afternoon's Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
"Sad and tawdry" affair between judge and prosecutor or not, the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Charles Dean Hood's case.
He may be able to address complex issues in his two-minute radio broadcasts, but some of Jim Hightower's distinctive storytelling begs for more time.