Troubling audit for Enterprise Fund

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

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

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

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

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

Fort Worth continues to make aviation history with deployment of F-22 Raptor over Syria

Fort Worth has been making aviation history since 1911.

UNT facing a very costly transformation

A report issued by the State Auditor’s Office Thursday, confirmed what University of North Texas officials acknowledged earlier this year: that since at least the year 2000, the school has has been getting millions of dollars in state funds that it should never have received.

Mike Norman

Texas lawmakers will have to tackle electronic privacy issues

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Committee hears complaints about restrictions on law enforcement.

Cynthia Allen

Regarding political differences, just blame biology

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Whether you’re conservative or liberal, it may not be your fault.

Bob Ray Sanders

Founders made it tough to approve constitutional amendments

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Forefathers didn’t want document cluttered with demagogic ideas.

Bud Kennedy

Lived here 25 years? Sorry, but we’re not sure you can vote

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Confusion ensues when a letter asks a Parker County resident to verify her address.

Jim Witt

Star-Telegram has its own ‘air force’ now

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Drone allows us to get unique photos, but current air space rules a severe restriction.

Richard Greene

NFL: Concluding everything, and yet nothing

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Indignation over violence by pro-athletes is short-lived.

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