The Polaris Academy in Houston, a KIPP school, has made significant academic gains in its first two years.
The 24th amendment prohibiting the poll tax on voters has been formally approved by the state of Texas—more than four decades later.
The uncertain future of funding sexual assault programs through strip club fees.
Is there a place in Texas for drug needle exchange programs?
Diversionary programs such as drug courts, which provide treatment-based alternatives for non-violent criminals to prisons, remain critically underfunded.
Honoring Texans killed in the line of duty.
Green has always been associated with money (or that queasy feeling you get on a turbulent airplane ride). But only recently has it become known as a social movement unto itself. There has been such a strong push to “go green” that companies are doing everything they can to go
The Legislature takes up photo and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases.
Should Texas pay students to learn?
Wes Hurt makes people happy—one cupcake at a time.
Buying into energy efficiency, one electric bill at a time.
If UTMB’s trauma center really is slated to reopen, the hospital will have a few questions to answer.
A ride along with the Capital Area Food Bank’s mobile food pantry.
The environment, green economy, and job creation goes from “eco-chic” to everyman.
Reginald Kennard tells of his life without his big brother.
Timothy Cole finally gets his day in court, but doesn′t live to see his name cleared of a crime he didn′t commit.
The two-thirds majority rule has been the foundation of parliamentary procedure in the Texas Senate for centuries. Is all that about to change?
Everyone wanted to be here to touch a piece of history, and they were there the day the world changed.