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Inadequate state funding and fiscal mismanagement forcing layoffs at Crosby ISD

As Texans struggle to pay their property taxes and politicians pledge to fix the “Robin Hood” system to pay for Texas schools, Crosby ISD,...

Voter registration in Texas soars ahead of October registration deadline

Nearly 15.7 million Texans are already registered to vote, according to the Secretary of State's office.

Without Ursula Parks, expect a bumpy legislative session

The upcoming retirement of Ursula Parks could lead to more chaos when the legislature meets in January.

More than 20 schools in Dallas may close due to low enrollment

Experts say Dallas ISD's enrollment has fallen after more children started attending charter schools.

Nicole Collier refuses to settle her fine with the Texas Ethics Commission

Nicole Collier claims a $500 fine from the Texas Ethics Commission is a mistake. Whatever the case, she should work on getting it cleared.

Steve Allison passes the buck to taxpayers

We won’t be fooled by more politics as usual. Taxpayers across Texas are paying more in taxes and getting less. Steve Allison won’t change it.

JM Lozano turns his back on veterans and their families

We need policy officials to see, hear, and serve our 1.5 million veterans living in Texas and their families, not attempt to pass bills against them.

Texas school finance reforms need to focus on equity

David S. Knight is the associate director of the Center for Education Research and policy Studies at the University of Texas El Paso.  The Texas...

We can't trust Dennis Paul with our money

As Texans know all too well, money can have a large influence in decision making for elected officials, and that's exactly what special interest...

Tony Tinderholt: mismanagement, debt and bankruptcy

Tony Tinderholt has shown a disturbing pattern of financial mismanagement and irresponsibility, both as a private citizen and as a member of the Texas House.

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