Author Archives: Marfa Public Radio Staff
Extreme weather events, water scarcity, risks of illness: Climate change is here, and it’s already affecting Texans.
The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded Marfa Public Radio five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards this year, including awards for Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Excellence in Sound and Feature and Sports Reporting.
‘If you live in Midland, you’re feeling it’: West Texas city experiencing worst inflation rate in the U.S.
The Tall City’s reliance on oil and gas makes it particularly vulnerable to high inflation.
Alpine residents picked Catherine Eaves for their new mayor, while Ector County voters rejected a proposed $398 million school bond. Click through for those and other results from the May 7 elections in West Texas.
Providers, advocates and doctors spent much of the day Tuesday reassuring people that the procedure remains legal until the high court issues an official opinion overturning it.
After shifting from his role as Sam Houston State University’s chief financial officer, Hernandez will focus on student recruitment and bolstering academic programs at Sul Ross to combat declining enrollment.
If passed, both initiatives would amend the Texas Constitution. According to economists and experts, the changes could help slow down property tax increases.
State and federal agencies have confirmed Texas’ first case of a “highly pathogenic” avian influenza, but commercial egg and poultry operations have so far avoided outbreaks and widespread losses seen in other regions.
Since last week, Texas has been searching commercial vehicles after they go through federal inspections at ports of entries.
Abbott has described his latest proposals as a response to President Joe Biden’s decision to rescind Title 42 — the pandemic-era policy that permitted the expulsion of migrants seeking asylum on public health grounds.