The ideological pendulum at the Lege is swinging, finally and inevitably, back toward the center, so moderate Republicans—the golden-cheeked warblers of Texas politics—may soon reemerge as a force to be reckoned with. When that happens, we’re betting on this pedigreed, patrician lawmaker from tony District 121 (Alamo Heights, Olmos Park)…
An investigation by the SSA found that a Conroe man has been cashing in on his deceased mother's social security checks since 1984.
McAllen’s mayor is Branded a loser for the first time in twenty years.
A massive buildup for Texas Tech University’s Vietnam archive.
Once upon a time, Galveston was an isolated island with few big-city problems. Recent flaps over civic corruption, press bias, and race suggest those days are over.
Steve Stockman was supposed to have been a lethal weapon in the Republicans’ fight to unmake the Great Society. Instead the freshman legislator has been a loose cannon—an outsider in his own party.
The new Ways and Means chairman, Bill Archer, takes aim at the federal budget.