Monthly Archives: July 2017
Federal officials plan to start construction this fall on 3 miles of border barrier through a South Texas wildlife refuge.
By Caroline Halter Approximately 39,000 Sharyland customers in West Texas will soon become customers of the state’s largest privately held utility, Oncor. It’s part of an asset swap between the two companies that was announced on Monday, July 24.
Balmorhea State Park is home to the largest spring-fed swimming pool in the world. Each day, the San Solomon Springs pumps 15 million gallons of fresh water through the pool. But what used to be a hidden gem in the … Continue reading
A legislative measure that will fund part of a border wall passed the U.S. House on Thursday, but its prospects in the U.S. Senate look grim.
Congressman Will Hurd, who represents much of far West Texas, has introduced a bill aimed at using tech in order to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.
Last week President Trump released a 17-page outline of proposed changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement. And just this week Texas Representative Mike Conaway discussed the matter at a House Committee on Agriculture, where industry leaders sounded off.
Almost a decade after filing its first application, the family of oilman Clayton Williams has been granted a permit to pump millions of gallons of water out of Pecos County. The permit was granted by the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation … Continue reading
Former U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego is heavily weighing his options. The one-time representative says he’s considering another run for congress, which would pit him up against current District 23 representative Will Hurd for a fourth time. We caught up with Gallego this week … Continue reading
The House Homeland Security Committee held a subcommittee hearing on border security in Washington on Tuesday. The subcommittee on border and maritime security heard from experts testifying on how technology is used to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.
Fortunes in the oil fields are rising, along with methamphetamine use among workers.