Dan Patrick promises to stand-up and do nothing on gun control

Texas’ top lawmakers have recently found themselves between a rock and a hard place — if the rock is “trying to stop indiscriminate mass murder” and the hard place is “appeasing a rabidly pro-gun electorate.”  In an attempt to thread this smallest of needles, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said he’s “willing to take an arrow” […]

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Whatever happened to that Dallas-Houston bullet train?

It’s been months since the Houston-Dallas bullet train was in the news, but that changed on Sept. 4 when a U.S. Department of Transportation grabbed the attention of Texas transit buffs. The Federal Railroad Administration recently approved a “petition for rulemaking by Texas Central to issue a Rule of Particular Applicability (RPA)” for the proposed […]

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