Editorial: Fort Worth refocuses on its homeless

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Task force report to the City Council is thorough and has recommendations that command attention.

Law allowing surcharges for certain traffic violations ought to be repealed

Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

In 2003 the Texas Legislature, facing a projected budget shortfall of almost $10 billion, came up with a lot of schemes to make cuts and to raise revenue, including writing an ill-conceived, overly punitive and unworkable law to assess surcharges for certain traffic violations.

Attention, Texas Legislature: We’re still waiting for Palo Pinto park

Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

The new mountain park west of Fort Worth was bought years ago, but money was never budgeted to add facilities or operate it.

State fire official rightly working to help find the truth

Thursday, Aug. 07, 2014

State Fire Marshal Chris Connealy has a refreshing attitude: He says his job is to find justice in arson cases, even if the cases are old had already include a conviction.

Water reality: We’re using less, but paying more

Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2014

We’ve heard this before, and not very long ago: Water rates in Fort Worth are expected to increase.

Rules to protect the public from dangerous chemicals should be urgent matter

Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2014

The latest action by a legislative committee charged with recommending safer ways to store dangerous chemicals in Texas shows a lack of urgency, particularly in the wake of last year’s disaster in West.

Texas border operations are a money pit

Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Dealing with the surge of illegal immigrants into Texas is swallowing a lot of money in Austin and along the Rio Grande.

City website a good first step toward government transparency

Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Fulfilling a campaign promise by Mayor Betsy Price, Fort Worth is jumping on the open data government bandwagon.

School budget figures need another look

Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Fort Worth school Trustee Ann Sutherland is raising alarms about the district’s financial reserves dropping perilously low, and she’s right.

No better spot to kick off college football

Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

ESPN will return to Sundance Square to start and end season.