Lon Burnam suit shows faults in Texas Election Code

Tuesday, Apr. 08, 2014

If electronic applications for mail-in ballots aren’t allowed, why not?

Zapata’s legacy steeped in humility, service to his community

Monday, Apr. 07, 2014

For more than 35 years, former Fort Worth City Councilman Louis J. Zapata was the godfather of Hispanic politics in the city.

Fort Worth crime control district a proven success that ought to be renewed

Saturday, Apr. 05, 2014

Because of rising crime rates and strained municipal budgets in many Texas cities during the 1980s and early 1990s, the state Legislature in 1993 amended a law that allowed cities in counties over 1 million population to create crime control districts supported by sales taxes.

New poll finds most Texans are ‘Americans first’

Friday, Apr. 04, 2014

There’s a common perception among non-Texans that residents of the Lone Star State identify with their geographic boundaries more than folks in any other state in the union.

Texas’ surging school enrollment requires even greater attention to funding needs

Friday, Apr. 04, 2014

The latest public school enrollment figures, released by the Texas Education Agency this week, show an increase in student population of more than 19 percent during the past 10 years.

Editorial: Fort Hood tragedy raises many questions

Friday, Apr. 04, 2014

Early indications suggest the shooter may have been suffering from post-traumatic stress.

Letters: Customer service; voter integrity; Dansby performance

Thursday, Apr. 03, 2014

Something has happened to business in America.

Council’s resolve on water weakens

Thursday, Apr. 03, 2014

Surrounded by the problems of drought, five members of the Fort Worth City Council have suddenly gone weak in the knees, unwilling to extend a proven water conservation plan and unable to put forward something that even remotely looks like it will work better.

Give source of execution drug

Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2014

The latest legal argument over the death penalty in Texas is a tough one, but not so tough as to make it anything less than clear how the argument should be resolved.

Nuclear waste move not ideal but necessary

Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2014

Andrews County is about to get a big delivery from the federal government.