Monthly Archives: May 2017
The normally ceremonial last day of the legislative session briefly descended into chaos on Monday, as proceedings in the House were disrupted by large protests and at least one Republican lawmaker called immigration authorities on the protesters.
OPEC – the global oil cartel – has agreed to keep cutting production, a move meant to further stabilize oil prices around the world. But what’s that mean for Texas?
The number of refugees resettled in Texas has dramatically decreased since Donald Trump became president, according to new findings from the Pew Research Center.
Beginning this weekend, Balmorhea State Park plans to cap the amount of daily visitors the park sees. The move is in part an effort to help preserve the area.
A new study released this month looks at whether an increase in earnings for non-college educated men leads to a boost in marriage rates, among other things. And to find the answer researchers looked at a notorious example of good … Continue reading
State Senator Carlos Uresti, a Democrat representing parts of San Antonio, is facing two indictments that were handed up by a federal grand jury on Tuesday. The federal government believes Uresti was participating in a Ponzi scheme.
This weekend, a wild land fire broke out in the backcountry of the Big Bend National Park, leaving traces of smoke throughout the area and forcing the park to temporarily close all facilities, trails and campgrounds in the Chisos Basin as a … Continue reading
The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico’s electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States … Continue reading
The Marfa City Council voted to re-establish a city police department Tuesday evening. The decision comes after nearly 8 years since the City last had its own department, and marks the end of Marfa’s agreement with the Presidio County Sheriff’s … Continue reading