TxDOT gets $1.7 billion in funding, and lotto players want to take a game to court.
Lawmakers want to make the “affluenza” defense impossible, and RadioShack continues its slow, painful demise.
Map of the Day Non-discrimination ordinances are a real hip topic these days, and it’s hard to keep up with which city council is doing what. Thankfully, Texas Tribune has a solution for that: a great interactive map showing exactly where such ordinances exists, are being discussed, or aren’t…
The Texas Supreme Court to weigh in on a flag-burning case, and more news of the sputtering oil industry.
TCU and Baylor get snubbed, and SCOTUS will hear the case of Texas’s Confederacy license plates.
More surveillance cameras at the border, and the Ebola task force makes its recommendations.
The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals halts the execution of Scott Panetti, and Ebola cost Dallas $155,000.
The outcry against Scott Panetti's scheduled execution, and reclaiming Texas's fast dwindling prairie lands.
Plummeting oil prices weaken parts of the state's economy, and the Lege agrees to pay the $86 million price tag the latest border surge.
Fran and Dan Keller fight for exoneration, and more cities in Texas are considering fracking bans.
San Augustine County is the "hardest county in Texas to live in," and Galveston remains vulnerable to hurricane damage.
The EPA proposes new pollution controls for Texas coal plants, and a mockingbird gets a private jet ride to Texas after being swept away to Minnesota.
Nearly ninety books receive approval from the SBOE, and two earthquakes rock North Texas in two days.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in Texas's same-sex marriage ban case in January.
Funding the continued border surge, and a new report from ERCOT says the EPA's recent clean energy plan to reduce carbon dioxide could mean a 20 percent increase in electricity bills.
Details from the fatal LaPorte accident, and the obsession with Texas tea is in full swing.
School districts seek to buy books not approved by the SBOE, and the Dallas Safari Club's rhino hunt could be off.
Daily Roundup Big Health — Although one would think our politicians hate the idea of super-sized governmental agencies, there is that whole bigger-in-Texas mentality we tout. As such, lawmakers are now looking at creating a “mega-agency” for five of the health and human services agencies “so massive that it would…
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital settles with Thomas Duncan's family, and the book ban drama in Highland Park continues.
Bush 43 thinks his brother, Jeb, should run for president, and Katy, Texas, approves a $58 million high school football stadium.
Details from Rick Perry's pre-trial hearing, and the railroad commission commits to handing out more fracking permits in Denton.
Denton's fracking ban faces an injunction, and universities seek millions for upgrades.
Only seventeen percent of Texans turned out to vote for the state's highest office, and Alex from Target is a marketing ploy.
Election Day is upon us, and Rick Perry's indictment saga takes another legal detour.
The obits for the Texas Dems are already rolling in, and the bullet train from Dallas to Houston sees organized opposition.
Texas is completely Ebola free, and early voting numbers are down.
More early voters have come out than four years ago, and deaths of migrants trying to cross the border is at a ten-year low.
Amber Vinson, the second nurse to contract Ebola in Dallas, is free of the virus.
Image of the day It would seem that to East Coast elites, all white Texas politicians look the same (it’s true, they do). Below is a story published yesterday from Talking Points Memo that received more than one twitter mention. Can you spot the problem? Texas By The Numbers…
The state's voter ID law will be enforced, and the country continues its hand-wringing over Ebola.
The Ebola blame game, and the lawsuit against Jerry Jones is dismissed.
A second hospital worker in Dallas tests positive for Ebola, and abortion clinics open again after the Supreme Court intervenes.
Rick Perry has a court date, and what a drop in gas prices means for the Texas Miracle.
Ebola strikes again, and a football weekend Cowboys fans can celebrate.
Thomas Duncan, patient zero in the Dallas Ebola case, has died.
Fever scanners installed in some Dallas schools, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will fast track the oral arguments for the case of Texas' same-sex marriage ban.
The Dallas Ebola patient's condition is downgraded to critical, and Texas Tech sees another Greek-life scandal.
Six days of Ebola in Texas, and the passing of LareDOS.
More than a dozen abortion clinics will close immediately, and up to 100 people were exposed to the patient with Ebola in Dallas.
How the Ebola patient in America contracted the virus, and the Permanent School Fund reached a value of more than $37 billion.
More details on the case of Ebola in Dallas, and Davis goes on the offensive in the second (and final) gubernatorial debate.
Fallout from the state auditor's report continued over the weekend, and tragedy hits North Texas Central College.
UNT may have to pay back millions to the state, and the Texas Enterprise Fund comes under attack again.
Officials at an El Paso hospital are scrambling after exposing more than 700 babies to TB, and Charles Whitman's rifle is up for sale.
The proposal of alcohol sales at gun shows has been holstered, and the CEO of Livestrong leaves to head up a different bike charity.
SpaceX breaks ground, and Highland Park bans books.
The post-mortem on the gubernatorial debate, and a bipartisan group of Texas Congressmen appeal to President Obama to intervene in the 1944 Water Treaty between the U.S. and Mexico.
"Historical" racing is here to stay (for now), and former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington steps down because of marital problems.
Rick Perry invites the Mexican president for a visit, and the Court of Criminal Appeals has a busy day.
Image of the Day Not content with 3-D movie experiences? You’re in luck. Plano-based Cinemax is rolling out the concept of a “270-degree panoramic screen.” The new screens will debut in Plano, San Francisco, and Chicago this weekend. First feature on the docket: The Maze Runner. Listical…