Political fights can get ugly, but the grappling over who will get the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor got particularly unsightly last Friday. Up until then, both the remaining candidates, State Sen. Dan Patrick and current Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, had done their best to embarrass and ... More >>
Beset by federal budget cuts, no written history and a general lack of recognition, the Alabama-Coushatta try to learn a different way of being indian.
Matthew McConaughey possibly has experimentedThe 82nd session of the august Texas Legislature will no doubt end as all the others have, without decriminalizing marijuana even for medical use. (We're just going out on a limb here with this prediction.) More and more states seem to be getting ... More >>
How Ken Bentsen got run over by a rainbow
Once burdened by debt and internal politics, a rejuvenated Texas ACLU is back mixing it up with those who dare to trample on the U. S. Constitution.
The government stands Pat in its high-profile cases. And Pat pursues his freedom.
At the Village of Surfside, it's not just the beaches that are eroding. It's the Open Beaches Act.
Some former associates aren't accepting the strange death in Mexico of eccentric attorney Roy Beene
Is Elton Bomer the bully who's needed to help colonias -- or just another political grandstander?
Republicans complete Texas political reconstruction
Former Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby fights on for better, more diverse education in Texas
As Governor Bush reviews the case of Henry Lee Lucas, a local lawyer casts a jaundiced eye
Once upon a time in Humble, there lived two guys named Pat and Mike. They had a way of making people believe, and those people included some of Texas' highest public officials. While it turned out that their stories usually were just too good to be true,
Was there something else behind the sheriff's forbidding off-duty work at abortion clinics?
Singleton signed the Post's death warrant long before it expired
Harris County has abdicated a basic responsibility of government: to provide for the public safety of all. Instead, those who have get and those who don't get the leftovers.
Funding is down. Faculty is fleeing. And 50 professors are in semi-open revolt. Is the University of Houston on an irrovocable slide toward mediocrity?