Warnings galore, frack ban goes to voters in Denton

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Powerful voices have told the people of Denton that what some of them want to do is “unwise,” even “extremely misguided,” and could bring high costs in terms of lost economic activity, jobs and legal fees.

City Council vote on contentious zoning issues requires keen oversight

Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

The Fort Worth City Council was in a pro-development mood Tuesday night as it defied major opposition to two proposed projects and approved significant zoning changes in a southeast neighborhood and the historic Stockyards.

Open Carry schools city on free speech

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Members of the Open Carry Tarrant County gun rights group (or at least their attorneys) have taken Arlington (or at least its attorneys) to the woodshed on how to write and enforce an effective ordinance and defend it in court.

Voice of reason on border crisis

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

It’s a rarity, during debates that evoke comparable amounts of sympathy and ire amongst people of divergent viewpoints, that a voice of reason should rise above the clamor.

Two zoning decisions for City Council

Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

The Fort Worth City Council is scheduled to vote on two controversial zoning cases Tuesday, both of which go before the nine-member body without the approval of the city’s zoning commission.

The VA scandal is far from ordinary

Saturday, Jul. 12, 2014

There is a predictable evolution to the life of a scandal in Washington.

F-35 partners will tackle affordability

Friday, Jul. 11, 2014

Lockheed Martin and its corporate partners have always stood solidly behind their next-generation aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike fighter.

New light rail line to DFW Airport puts Dallas ahead of Fort Worth

Thursday, Jul. 10, 2014

News that the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system will begin light rail service to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport next month should be another wake-up call for Fort Worth city officials and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (also known as the T).

Stockyards politics are for City Council

Thursday, Jul. 10, 2014

The $175 million plan to redevelop Fort Worth’s beloved Stockyards didn’t get the reception from the city’s zoning commission many of its supporters hoped it would.

Leadership fight is finally settled at UT Austin

Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

The battle over the fate of University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers has, at long last, been won. Mostly.