By Mitch Borden In the middle of the Chihuahuan Desert, at the base of the Davis Mountains, the San Solomon Springs fill a pool at Balmorhea State Park. It’s considered a crown jewel of West Texas and people from all … Continue reading
By Natalie Krebs, Texas Standard Many Millennials, who are often saddled with student debt and face a sometimes shaky job market, have put off large purchases like homes. But that’s not the case in Midland.
By Mitch Borden, Carlos Morales A fourth migrant child has died this week, more than a month after his family was apprehended at the U.S. Mexico border. The Guatemalan Consul in Del Rio, Texas told NPR, the two-and-a-half-year-old boy was … Continue reading
Texas Used Money From The Help America Vote Act To Help Pay For Its Botched Voter Citizenship Review
By Alex Ura, Texas Tribune Texas’ botched search for noncitizens on the voter rolls, which ended in a legal settlement after state officials jeopardized the voting rights of thousands of legitimate voters, was paid for in part with dollars earmarked … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais The Presidio County Commissioners Court voted unanimously on Wednesday to postpone adopting permitting procedures for major events and outdoor festivals, once again. County officials first proposed an event application process last month — after Austin-based company C3 … Continue reading
By Elizabeth Trovall, Houston Public Media The Transportation Security Administration will be sending a few hundred employees to support federal agents at the U.S.-Mexico border, the agency confirmed in a statement to Houston Public Media.
By Sally Beauvais An unprecedented surge in the number of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is trickling into a remote area of West Texas, according to immigration authorities in Customs and Border Protection’s Big Bend Sector.
By Mitch Borden A new bill that would hold companies and truck drivers responsible for bridge strikes is headed to the Texas Governor’s desk to be signed.
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat who narrowly lost last year to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is running again. Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer, launched her long-anticipated 2020 bid Tuesday morning, setting the stage … Continue reading
By Diana Nguyen Late last week, Marfa city manager Terry Brechtel submitted a letter of resignation to outgoing Mayor Ann Marie Nafziger and to the city council. Brechtel started the job under Ann Marie Nafziger, and her announcement comes at … Continue reading