No very hopeful

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Contrary to the hopeful views in the editorial on Sunday, Nov. 9, regarding the Enterprise Fund, I sincerely doubt Abbott, as governor, will ever conduct a meaningful re-evaluation of the Fund.

Readers sound-off on the “do-nothing” Congress

Sunday, Nov. 09, 2014

The lame-duck session of the 113th Congress is scheduled to reconvene on Nov. 12.

Ebola funding

Friday, Nov. 07, 2014

President Obama says he is asking Congress for $6.2 billion to fight the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

Too young to vote

Friday, Nov. 07, 2014

Laurence Steinberg (“Science says 16-year-olds are adult enough to vote,” Nov. 6) argued that 16-year-olds were mature to vote for elected office.

No miscalculation

Friday, Nov. 07, 2014

Obviously letter-writer David Sanderford shares a lot in common with Obama.

Food pantry help

Friday, Nov. 07, 2014

Bob Ray Sanders’ heartfelt article, “Food Bank Needs Help Providing Holiday Meals” illustrates the growing need for food pantry provisions, especially during the holiday season.

Blame the city

Saturday, Nov. 08, 2014

Wednesday night after a “contentious and confusing” meeting, a mediation group approed the proposed TCU occupancy overlay ordinance that includes grandfathering existing rental property.

A costly vote

Saturday, Nov. 08, 2014

Denton voters just plunged their city into a costly legal mess. By voting to ban fracking, they’ve triggered a wave of lawsuits against the city.

All Points: Renewed attention on the right-to-die debate

Sunday, Nov. 09, 2014

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman terminally ill with brain cancer, moved from Northern California to Portland, Ore., to take advantage of that state’s law allowing people the option of “death with dignity” — physician-assisted suicide. On Nov. 1, surrounded by her loved ones, she took the final step to end her life. Only five states have some form of euthanasia laws. Should that issue be on more states’ legislative agendas next year? How do you feel about the notion of an individual’s “right to die”?

Election reaction

Saturday, Nov. 08, 2014

As John D. Middleton pointed out in his letter to the editor, a whopping 19 percent of eligible voters in Texas elected the governor.