Take an issue that's full of sometimes-complicated details like Texas public school finance, throw in an element of urgency like the need for better transportation solutions in Dallas-Fort Worth, add a healthy helping of local interest spiced with some controversy and you have the perfect assignment for Mike Norman to examine in depth. Mike is the newspaper's editorial director.
| |Thursday, Mar. 06, 2014
Tea Party’s primary election success will shape legislative session.
| |Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
Anti-debt argument can be expected but doesn’t hold water.
| |Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
A Texas case shows how government regulators sometimes step on the First Amendment.
| |Friday, Feb. 07, 2014
All that talk about high-speed rail in Texas is quickly turning to action.
| |Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
Sustaining brain-dead woman now has little chance of good outcome.
| |Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014
The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo’s economic impact is eye-popping.
| |Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
A powerful view on how government works and how it should work.
| |Friday, Jan. 10, 2014
Critics cite regulator disinterest, but the real foe will be the industry’s well-paid lawyers.
| |Friday, Dec. 27, 2013
A guest column writer says North Texas insulates the wealthy, even when they have done wrong.
| |Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
Texas and nation show solid trend away from lockups.