February 2016

Features

The P. Q&A

Jan 27, 2016 By Brian D. Sweany

The grandson of a president. The nephew of a president. And the son of a candidate who’s currently on the stump. Such is the reality for George P. Bush, the state’s first-term land commissioner and the newest face of the family dynasty. But what course is he setting for himself?

Put to the Test

Jan 27, 2016 By dan solomon

For children with debilitating epilepsy, an unprecedented medical trial in Fort Worth offers a glimmer of hope. But if it works, is the state ready to embrace medical marijuana?

Touts

Reporter

Recent Arrivals

Mar 23, 2016 By Jeff Salamon

Illustration by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Click to enlarge. When Governor Greg Abbott announced, in the wake of the November terrorist attacks on Paris, that Texas would not accept any new Syrian refugees, he was flouting the law of the land: the placement of refugees within the United…

Columns

The Texanist

Jan 27, 2016 By David Courtney

Our estimable advice columnist on the pronunciation of “Fort Worth,” the pros and cons of spring break south of the border, the best way to deal with the brisket illiterate, and the Texan who mistook himself for a Floridian.

Miscellany