Are Texas political conventions necessary?

The two major state political parties convene every two years but their activities have little impact. They hear speeches, network, write party platforms that are almost uniformly ignored by their respective candidates.

Take an inside look at a Texas undocumented immigrant children's shelter

The Department of Health and Human Resources takes an inside look at an undocumented immigrant children's shelter in Texas, the largest licensed child care facility in the nation. Note: video has no audio.