1 day ago | Political Animals
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has really outdone himself. In the space of the very short time that he has been in a state office — keep in mind the guy only took office on January 5 — he has managed to become such a liability that members of h...
2 days ago | Environment
The City of Houston has been defending it's Clean Air Ordinance ever since it was enacted in 2007, with city lawyers arguing in court that Houston has the right to control and regulate its own air quality. Now the Texas Supreme Court is taking on ...
3 days ago | Health
Blue Bell is hitting Texas shelves and right here in Houston, Gallery Furniture's owner, Jim McIngvale (aka Mattress Mack) is ready to celebrate. It's hard to believe that only a few months ago we were wondering how the Brenham-based company would...
3 days ago | Political Animals
The 84th Texas Legislature got just over 1,200 pieces of legislation processed and then signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott. Some of these new ideas actually turned into some pretty decent laws, as we've recently noted. But then there were the oth...
6 days ago | Political Animals
We always approach the convening of the biennial state legislature with a mix of abject terror and giddy anticipation, and the 84th Texas Legislature was no exception. But now that the dust has settled, we've had the leisure to examine what the Le...
What Did the Feds Actually Approve on the Dallas-to-Houston Bullet Train Line This Month? (Spoiler: Nothing, Really)8 days ago | Texas
When we saw a story in the Dallas Business Journal vaguely announcing an “exclusive” story on the proposed Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail line, we clicked on the story interested to read about this brand spanking new and oh-so-exclusive develop...