Return local incumbents to U.S. Congress

Monday, Oct. 06, 2014

Tarrant County’s delegation in Washington mostly reflects the county’s dominant political landscape: Republican, very conservative but not extremist and, in the House at least, seldom in the national spotlight.

Invading Mexico is not a good plan: Arlington voters in House District 94 race should reject Republican candidate’s extreme views

Saturday, Oct. 04, 2014

By the numbers, the District 94 Texas House race in Arlington should go to the Republican, just as it has for at least three decades.

NAS Fort Worth remains an asset to entire region

Friday, Oct. 03, 2014

Oct. 1, 1994, was the end of an era in Fort Worth; but it was also the beginning of another.

Keep Hardy’s experience on State Board of Education

Friday, Oct. 03, 2014

The Fort Worth Republican is chair of the committee overseeing Permanent School Fund investments.

North Texas Ebola case cause for concern, but not panic

Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

Some 5,800 miles away from North Texas is the epicenter of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, with about 5,000 people infected in West Africa and about half dying from the deadly virus.

Troubling audit for Enterprise Fund

Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

In the 11 years since the Legislature created the Texas Enterprise Fund and seeded it with $295 million in taxpayer money, Gov. Rick Perry has often touted its usefulness in bringing businesses and jobs to the state.

TEX Rail a step closer to reality

Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

While Washington, D.C., can’t be credited with making many useful decisions these days, two federal agencies have delivered some good news for Tarrant County.

Love Field still gives Dallas a bad headache

Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

This is a big month for Dallas Love Field. The Wright Amendment, which has restricted that airport’s flights since 1979, goes away on Oct. 13.

Retooled bond plan deserves Birdville votes

Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The numbers from last year’s bond election make it look like almost 90 percent of the people in the Birdville school district don’t care about their schools, their homes or their property values.

This week is big for Texas politics

Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014

If you haven’t been paying attention to Texas politics all summer, now is a good time to start.