Full video of my 10/4 conversation with state Reps. Four Price, R-Amarillo, and John Smithee, R-Amarillo, on the campus of Amarillo College. Among the topics discussed: school finance, health care, and the 2016 presidential campaign.Full Story
Businesses are joining consumer advocates in sounding the alarm about a proposal that critics say would stack the deck in favor of insurance companies at the expense of businesses and homeowners.Full Story
Legislation that would keep the names of execution drug providers secret is headed to the governor’s office after the Texas House gave final approval on Tuesday to a Senate measure.
The Texas House tentatively approved a $4.9 billion tax relief plan Tuesday that includes a cut to the state’s sales tax, marking a clear line in the sand against the Senate, which favors property tax cuts.
Dawn Carlton is intellectually disabled, but she says she manages fine on her own. The 38-year-old woman is pushing for a series of bills this legislative session to change the way court-appointed guardians are used in Texas.Full Story
For all the talk about undocumented immigrants qualifying for in-state tuition at Texas colleges and universities, it turns out that these students make up a very small portion of the college-going population.Full Story
A new report raises fresh doubts about a key witness instrumental in securing the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham. This new evidence forces again the question as to whether Texas executed an innocent man.Full Story
Chris Christie is coming to Texas on Thursday and with a large target on his back placed there by Democrats.Full Story
The Tribune's Jay Root has the story on another secret audio recording released with the intent to impact the already contentious gubernatorial contest.Full Story
The House Republican leadership on Thursday released a one-page blueprint for immigration reform. But with its call to legalize 11 million undocumented workers, the immediate question was whether the plan would fly within the party.Full Story
In their first televised debate, the four GOP candidates for lieutenant governor seemed content to continue to frame the contest as a race to see who could claim the title of the most conservative.Full Story
The Austin American-Statesman's Jonathan Tilove had a must-read in the Sunday paper, reporting some fascinating details in what he described as a "cat-and-mouse game" between Battleground Texas and James O'Keefe's Project Veritas.Full Story
Texas will continue to be the big winner in the redistribution of the nation's population westward and southward. And with that go the political spoils.Full Story