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Texas Cities sue state over telecom bill
It's no secret that Texas' state government is trying to remove the revenue streams of the state's cities.
Early Voting: 10 Things Poll Workers Want You To Know
Early voting lasts until 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1. This gives Texans a little more than 48 hours to participate in...
Traffic fines won’t replace property taxes
It's clear that traffic fines won't replace property taxes when it comes to the day-to-day operation of most Texas cities.
Texas’ cost of unexpanded Medicaid
For years Gov. Greg Abbott has asserted that expanding Medicaid would leave Texas on the hook if the federal government stops paying...
Texas cities and residents struggle with income inequality
After 14 straight quarters of positive economic growth and an unemployment rate hovering around four percent, income inequality continues to grow in...
The 5G Future is Being Built in Texas
Creating a 5G network is the next frontier in communication technology, and Texas is on the forefront of its manufacturing. In addition...
After El Paso: Mexico plans anti-U.S. white supremacy summit
People gather Aug. 15, 2019, at a makeshift memorial honoring victims of the mass shooting in El Paso. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
Polls support Dan Patrick’s support of background checks
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has said he’s willing to “take an arrow” from the NRA. Albeit, it’s a small arrow for a...