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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.

Pre-Hurricane Chemical Plant Releases a Wake-Up Call for Reforms

With Hurricane Laura threatening the Gulf Coast region, the oil refineries and petrochemical plants that stretch across the Houston area and Southeast...

Texas Historical Voting Trends May Foretell of Outcome in November

Heading into the home-stretch of the general election, Texas Democrats have multiple reasons to be upbeat, beginning with the latest polls showing...

Kamala Harris Could Prove Helpful to Joe Biden in Texas

As the Democratic Party makes it official at its national convention this week, the eyes of Texas Democrats will be on the...

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...

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