Opinion: DACA Texans are Essential to our COVID-19 Response and Economic Future

It is positive news to see that the Supreme Court has taken a step in the right direction regarding the attempted termination...

Opinion: Gov. Abbott Puts Himself Above the Law, and the Courts Let Him

The coronavirus pandemic has had and continues to have an extraordinary impact upon all of our lives. Beyond the suffering and death...

Opinion: The State is Hijacking Federal Dollars Meant for Texas Schoolchildren

The state is hijacking the money provided by the federal government to your school district intended as relief for costs associated with...

Opinion: It’s Time to Replace Texas’ Racist Icons With Monuments Honoring Our African American...

Every day for the last two weeks, Texans have taken to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic racism in our...

Difficult Conversations About ‘The Knee’ Necessary to Move Texas Forward

What’s it going to take? Black men — and those who care for us — are choking on these words. What’s it...

Opinion: Gov. Abbott Continues His Unconstitutional Control Over Independent State Officers. Does Anyone Care?

In June of 2016, the Texas Tribune reported that there were 336 state officers who were serving in their offices and exercising...

10,000 Reasons We Need to Unleash SNAP to Fight the Coronavirus

Last week, the San Antonio Food Bank served a crowd of 10,000 Texans reeling from the economic effects of COVID-19. An aerial...

Opinion: Six Questions Confronting Texas Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

This opinion piece was written by Brandon Rottinghaus, political science professor at the University of Houston. The spread of...

Texas knew a pandemic was coming. We had a plan. But then the Legislature...

Every now and then, the state of Texas almost — almost — does the right thing. Back in 2014,...

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