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Texas Labor Scores Big With World Cup Selection

On June 16, leaders in the Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth areas jumped for joy when they heard the news they had long anticipated: the World Cup was coming to Texas.Texas politicians and interest groups had been working to bring the world’s most wid...

Passing the Ike Dike: A Step Closer to Preventing Environmental Catastrophe

The 2022 hurricane season is officially upon us, with Texans once more preparing themselves for the worst. As hurricanes increase in force due to the effects of climate change, so do the intense flooding and winds that accompany the storms become an ev...

Odessa and the Worsening Texas Water Crisis

In the midst of a Texas summer that is regularly setting temperature records and will probably end up one of the state’s hottest ever, Odessa made national headlines when its main water line broke and left more than 165,000 residents without access to ...

Monkeypox: Worth Worrying About?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made Americans hyper-aware to the risks and consequences of not taking developing pathogens seriously, so the concerning appearance of the monkeypox virus outside its usual confines in Central and West Africa has understandabl...

How Heat Waves Threaten the Texas Grid

In the wake of the horrific winter storm in February 2021 that exposed the frightening fragility of Texas’s power grid, much has been written about the failures of ERCOT and Republican leadership to weatherize and strengthen the state’s electrical syst...

Ted Cruz Proves Himself Wrong on Energy Inflation

Texas energy prices are rising at a dramatic rate once again, and Senator Ted Cruz is falling back on blaming an old boogeyman for the price hikes: the Green New Deal.Over the weekend, Cruz released an incendiary statement on Twitter blaming the da...

The Continuing Legal Fight Over Texas Redistricting

On May 31, The Supreme Court denied three Texas Republican lawmakers the ability to avoid questioning under oath in lawsuits by the Biden administration and civil rights groups that say the recently-accepted Texas voting maps are racially discriminator...

The Foolishness of the One-Door Policy

In the aftermath of the Robb Elementary School shooting, Republicans are attempting to discredit and deflect attention away from common sense gun reform by proposing increasingly bizarre proposals. Given that the oft-mentioned idea of more “good guys w...

Controversy Swells Around NRA Convention Following Uvalde Massacre

In the wake of the horrific massacre that killed 19 children and two adults in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday afternoon, the National Rifle Association is ignoring calls to move its annual convention away from Houston, which is just a few hours away from Uva...

A Texas Way: Land Office Candidate Jay Kleberg Charts Hopeful Path Forward

On May 21, Democratic Land Commissioner candidate Jay Kleberg held a press conference with major Houston area leaders to announce his pledge to combat the institutional ineptitude and discrimination present in the past actions of the Texas General Land...

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