Children put immigration into focus

Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

It is disheartening to watch the footage of buses carrying mostly Central American immigrant women and children swarmed by angry, American-flag-waving protestors in California, where they were transferred by federal authorities in an effort to ease overcrowding at facilities along the Texas-Mexico border.

Transportation fund almost empty

Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

The fractured U.S. Congress is making the Texas Legislature look like a bunch of wise thinkers and efficient spenders on transportation funding.

A narrow decision on Hobby Lobby

Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

Given the conflicting interpretations and sometimes hyperbolic reactions to Monday’s Supreme Court decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, it’s easy to get caught up in the politics obscuring the 49-page opinion.

Rounding up strays means more will die

Monday, Jun. 30, 2014

Fort Worth is facing reality on stray dogs: More of them need to be taken off the streets, which will put the animal shelter over its capacity, which will mean more dogs will be euthanized.

All Points: No more Redskins?

Sunday, Jun. 29, 2014

Will ‘disparaging’ trademark bring an end to the Washington Redskins?

Stop the ‘stealth’ dorms near TCU

Saturday, Jun. 28, 2014

Simply reading Fort Worth’s city website might make the problems faced by many homeowners in the neighborhoods surrounding Texas Christian University seem deceptively easy to resolve.

Fort Worth police reach a sobering milestone

Friday, Jun. 27, 2014

After an alarming number of incidents in which Fort Worth police officers were arrested for driving under the influence, Chief Jeff Halstead initiated a zero-tolerance policy to combat the problem and on Jan. 1, 2013, began to keep a tally of the days the department was DUI-free.

Collins’ gift to Texas started as a London boy’s frontier dream

Friday, Jun. 27, 2014

Instead of playing cowboy, the star drummer grew up to play Texas philanthropist and donate an entire museum full of Alamo artifacts.

Texas considers combining program for blind with other rehab services

Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014

The Texas Sunset Commission, a 12-member legislative body, is charged with “identifying and eliminating waste, duplication and inefficiency for more than 130 state agencies,” its website says.

Tarrant should keep pace with high-speed rail

Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014

You almost have to be an expert to recognize it, but there was a significant event this week in the effort to bring high-speed rail transportation to Texas.