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: How Many Times Does it Take Before Someone Should be Fired?

This is a question employers grapple with on an almost daily basis.  Weighing whether an employee can be retrained...

Opinion: The Data Shows Texas Democrats Could Tally More Wins in November

People have been saying Texas is a swing state for months now, as though they can will it to be. I see...
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Climate Change, the Texas Railroad Commission, and the Election

If you care about climate change, look down ballot. Keep going after you make your pick for president and the Senate. Down...

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...

Opinion: Young Republicans Support Reforming Marijuana Penalties in Texas

Over 60,000 arrests are made each year for marijuana possession in Texas, accounting for 4.5 to 6 percent of total arrests statewide....

Opinion: Protecting the Right to Vote More Important Than Ever Before

For the greater part of 2020, the public health emergency brought on by the onset of a novel coronavirus has caused an...
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Opinion: Abbott Needs to Lead on Issue of Standardized Tests for Texas Schoolchildren

Ordinarily, when I write a column, I write to what my ego would hope to be thousands of readers. Today, however, I...

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: Illogical School Policies Hurt Students, Educators, Communities

Misty Griffin was the kind of teacher every student wants and every parent dreams their child will have. She was a 14-year...

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