Opinion: If I can Manage a Safe Funeral for my Mom, Gov. Abbott Should...

Dear Gov. Greg Abbott, I write to invite you to the burial of my mother, Isabelle Odette Papadimitriou. She...

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...

Opinion: Social Workers Here to Help, Not Deny Services to LGBTQ People

I have been a social worker for 10 years and a gay, Latino Texan since birth. I take pride in what I...

Opinion: Texas Supreme Court Bows to Abbott Instead of Upholding Constitution

More than three weeks ago, I submitted a petition to the Texas Supreme Court that seeks to have Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive...

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: Stereotypes Shouldn’t Drive Decisions of COVID-19 Care for the Disabled or Old

As coronavirus cases soar across our region, hospitals taxed to capacity may soon face the unthinkable — deciding who lives and who...

Opinion: We Need Extended and Expanded Paid Leave Even After the Pandemic

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar, a third-generation El Pasoan, represents Texas’ 16th Congressional District. My hometown of El Paso, a predominantly...

Opinion: Long-Term Outlook for Texas Economy Positive

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting restrictions needed to slow the spread of the virus have caused substantial harm to the economy. Even...

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...

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