Our favorite political reads of the week.
Texas will spend $800 million on border security over the next two years. Is the splurge worth it?
Step one: Let’s examine our own insecurities.
It’s not what you might think it is.
Open carry of licensed handguns and border security are the hostages in the tax-cut debates.
Drug cartel violence in Reynosa on Friday is not necessarily an argument for passing the Texas border security bill.
The pressure is mounting on Texas DPS Director Steve McCraw to quantify exactly what his officers are achieving on border security.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has faced questions about whether the border surge made the rest of the state less secure and whether it is taking credit for other law enforcement agencies actions, but now the DPS has announced a major border bust all of its own.
Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw needs to come clean on just what his agency is doing on the border.
Border security was the battle cry of Texas politicians in 2014. Will the theme become “misplaced priorities” in 2016?