Texas hosted the nation’s first primary election this year. You can find out the results of some of the statewide and county races here.
Earlier this year, the Texas Education Agency announced Sierra Blanca’s Independent School District was one of 4 districts in the state to have its accreditation revoked. The district, in rural west Texas, failed to meet the state’s academic standards for … Continue reading
On Tuesday, Texas Republicans and Democrats will choose the candidates they want on the ballot in November. The primary election includes several races for statewide office, including commissioner of agriculture, land commissioner — and governor. On the Republican side, incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott … Continue reading
For the last couple of weeks, LA-based artist Miles MacGregor—known as El Mac—has been spending eight to 12 hours a day in a boom lift, repainting Presidio’s water tower. This past weekend, the completed image revealed itself: it’s of an … Continue reading
The ruling is an apparent victory for Texas in a legal battle that has dragged on for more than five years. The states are bickering over the distribution of water from the Rio Grande. Those allocations are laid out in … Continue reading
The hotly-contested Trans-Pecos Pipeline went into service in West Texas one year ago this month, amid protest from local opponents over private property disputes and environmental impacts. The aim of the Mexican-backed project was to export natural gas from the … Continue reading
At a bipartisan White House meeting on gun violence Wednesday, President Donald Trump pressed Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and other lawmakers to come together and create “one great piece of legislation” to address background checks on gun sales, … Continue reading
Strong winds are picking up this afternoon across West Texas. In parts of the region, gusts will reach as high 65 miles per hour. The high winds are causing several warnings in the area.
At a Tuesday forum in downtown San Antonio, the few differences that emerged between Democratic candidates vying to represent Congressional District 23 came when they tried to cast themselves as the best person to take on Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Will … Continue reading
Five Democrats are vying for a chance to take on U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, in Texas’ most competitive congressional district.