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: School During Pandemic Is a Hurricane Texas Failed to Prepare For

If you live on the coast, you are familiar with the hurricane routine. Once the season starts, weather forecasters start getting excited...

The Handwriting Is on the Wall, Governor

It was Oscar Wilde, in 1889, who opined that “Life imitates art, far more than art imitates life.” I tend to believe...

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: 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...

Trust, But Verify

“Trust, but verify” seems like a contradiction in terms, and especially when readers consider the source of that truism.

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: November Offers Choice to End Gun Violence or Maintaining Status Quo

We are coming upon an election that will determine our path not only for the next four years but for the foreseeable...

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