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Marice Richter

Marice Richter
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Marice Richter is a veteran Texas journalist who worked her way from the Beaumont Enterprise to the Austin American-Statesman and then to The Dallas Morning News. Marice lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and worked at The News for 26 years, covering city government, education, transportation and general assignments. She also worked for Reuters news service and as a business writer for the Fort Worth Business Press.

Trump Both Liability and Asset for Cornyn’s Re-election Bid

Ahead of the July primary runoff, Republican Sen. John Cornyn held a commanding lead over the two Democratic candidates competing to challenge...

Why One Texas County is a Big Election Target

Shortly after Democrat Beto O’Rourke launched his campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018, he made several visits to Tarrant...

Texas Republicans Take Sharp Turn to the Right With New Chair

The pandemic has sharpened the divide between Texas Republicans and Democrats as the two sides spar over policies on wearing masks, shutdown...

Texas-based Airlines Bleeding Red Ink, Slashing Jobs

Battered by the impact on travel during the pandemic, the airline industry has begun shedding jobs, booking full capacity flights and negotiating...

What Should Texas Lawmakers be Doing Now?

After largely ceding leadership of the state’s pandemic response to Gov. Greg Abbott, state lawmakers appear to be awakening to the need...

Texas Railroad Commission Mulls Reducing Oilfield Flaring

As Texas’ regulatory commission for the oil and gas industry conducted a rare meeting in April to consider reducing oil production due...

As COVID-19 Rages, White Collar Workers Stay Home While Rest of Workforce Cannot

As the Texas economy began re-opening from the pandemic shutdowns, some employers were reluctant to bring employees working at home back to...

Is This Royce West’s Moment?

Could the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement boost the chances for Texas Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) in his quest to...

Will Texas’ Police Unions Help or Hinder the Reform Process?

Could the images caught on camera of George Floyd dying under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, Javier Ambler dying while...

Is Holding the GOP National Convention in Texas Wise? Probably Not.

Texas’ Republican Party leaders are ready to roll out the welcome map for the GOP’s national convention, but the only city in...

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