With the pandemic spurring officials to keep more high-tech drug manufacturing on U.S. soil, the state stands to benefit.
For rural families who lack reliable, high-speed internet, Zoom-style instruction is a luxury.
Provisions of Senate Bill 7 would require some naturalized citizens to prove their right to vote.
In Houston’s Third Ward, where some residents’ homes were extensively damaged, a fight for repairs has reached a breaking point.
Many industries bear a portion of the blame for the failure of Texas’s electric grid. But one seems to be escaping strict requirements to better prepare for future storms.
In interviews with dozens of football coaches, athletic department officials, university administrators, and current and former Longhorn players, we found that the athletes were largely left to navigate the turmoil by themselves.
You ain’t a cowboy till your stunt double’s been bucked off.
In announcing an ambitious renewable-energy push this week, the Biden administration highlighted a vessel under construction in Brownsville as proof of the economic opportunities of going green.
It’s hard to grasp just how massive the Ever Given is. Fortunately, scale is something our state does well.
Briscoe Cain Has Proved Ineffectual at Chairing the House Elections Committee. So Why Does He Have the Job?
Governor Greg Abbott has identified passing “election integrity” bills as one of his priorities for this legislative session, but the man in charge of ushering such legislation through the Texas House seems not up to the task.
Roma and D'Amico's, Italian eateries in the Rice Village, have taken opposite approaches after Greg Abbott lifted pandemic-era restrictions on businesses. Both establishments' owners say they're looking out for staff.
Car clubs have gathered for decades at “Chicano Park” in the East Cesar Chavez neighborhood. But residents of a new luxury apartment building have started calling the police to stop them.
In this month’s cover package on the late Tejana singer Selena, we offer readers what we hope will be a welcome change of pace from our disaster coverage.
The lieutenant governor has long responded to crises with more talk than legislation. But is something different this time as he deals with the aftermath of the blackout?…
Thirty years ago, Ralph Hayles fired the missiles that killed two American soldiers in Iraq. Ever since, he has worked to develop technology that could prevent similar deaths, while the military has looked elsewhere to address the problem—with little success.
The lieutenant governor wants to require state pension and education funds to divest from financial giants that are trimming their investments in oil and gas—but he hasn’t thought through the potential consequences.
Houston has become a hot spot for pandemic removal proceedings. For tenants such as Evelyn Powers, relief has been hard to come by.
Some on Wall Street Profited off Texas Blackouts. In a Private Call, a Top Regulator Pledged He Would Try to Protect Their Windfall.
Public Utility Commission chairman Arthur D’Andrea apologized to investors last week for the “uncertainty” around its profits.
Fed up with DNA tests and expensive investigators, some adult adoptees are fighting the state for access to their original birth records.
Racial disparities persist in the distribution of COVID-19 shots, but Leslie Cannon has been working for months to close the gap.
Last month’s winter storm decimated the state’s populations of the winged mammals, which may have lasting ecological effects.
Yet, in an interview two days after the beloved cinema chain’s pandemic-induced bankruptcy filing, Tim League also says he can’t guarantee changes aren’t coming.
The bankruptcies and staggering electricity charges are beginning to arrive. Could it go from bad to worse?…
State leaders have pointed fingers at everything from windmills to the bureaucrats at ERCOT. But the real issue is the electric grid’s reliance on a lightly regulated natural gas production industry.
The vast majority of Texans have yet to receive a single dose of vaccine, but the state is done imposing public health measures.
In a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Texas’s junior senator tossed red meat but was overshadowed by the former president.
There’s plenty that needs fixing to avoid another electricity disaster, but our isolated grid isn’t the problem.
Luke Coffee, a director and actor who appeared on NBC’s ‘Friday Night Lights,’ found QAnon during the pandemic and then spent a month trying to evade the consequences of the path it led him down.
When several women spoke out against a powerful man in the former ghost town of Terlingua, the backlash was fierce.
Volunteers across Texas have stepped up to help seniors, non-English speakers, and others in need navigate an opaque system.
Infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Hotez describes last week’s statewide disaster as a harmful delay “in the face of an advancing enemy.”…
The West Texas city was spared the worst effects of this week’s storms, thanks to its preparations in the wake of a devastating 2011 deep freeze.
Those in charge of Texas’s deregulated power sector were warned again and again that the electric grid was vulnerable.
Galveston’s Terry Fisher on where to find your water meter, what to do when pipes thaw, and when to call a professional.
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May you make direct eye contact with your neighbor during your yard pee.