It’s time to vote

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry reports that more than 14 million Texans, a record number, are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Early voting begins today and continues through Oct. 31.

For governor, Abbott holds promise

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

It’s been 24 years since Texans last voted for their top state leader without one of the candidates having the tie of incumbency on the Governor’s Mansion.

Small Fort Worth elementary receives well-deserved big honor

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Historic Nash Elementary continues to motivate its students to make academic strides.

Van de Putte would make a strong, reasoned lieutenant governor

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

San Antonio senator has background and ability to work across the aisle.

Ebola mistakes can test public confidence

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was a reassuring voice of confidence Sept. 30 after Thomas Eric Duncan was confirmed to have Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

New rule for game rooms will make them more transparent

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

The Fort Worth City Council finally dropped the hammer on game rooms Tuesday night by approving rules that at least one owner said were designed “to eliminate, not regulate.”

Johnson, Nguyen deserve re-election as Tarrant County commissioners

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Democratic challengers don’t make the case for replacing incumbents.

Pick political novice Mike Collier for Texas comptroller

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

There are few jobs in Austin for which political inexperience might be considered an asset. State comptroller is one of them, and the political outsider who deserves the position is Democrat Mike Collier.

Compromise has saved Love from bitterness

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Ever since 1968, when federal aviation authorities told Dallas and Fort Worth to consolidate their separate passenger airports into a single regional facility, compromises have shaped uneasy peace between periods of bitter fighting over how and where to serve local air travelers.

Willis best to serve Senate Dist. 10

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

The race for Texas Senate District 10, which includes major parts of Fort Worth, Arlington and Northeast Tarrant County, is the most closely watched Senate campaign in the state.