Take an issue that's full of sometimes-complicated details like Texas public school finance, throw in an element of urgency like the need for better transportation solutions in Dallas-Fort Worth, add a healthy helping of local interest spiced with some controversy and you have the perfect assignment for Mike Norman to examine in depth. Mike is the newspaper's editorial director.
| |Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
Lawmakers set aside funds for roads torn up by drilling trucks, but attached strings.
| |Thursday, Dec. 05, 2013
New legislation allows the number of charters to grow gradually, and they want state facilities funding, too.
| |Friday, Nov. 29, 2013
Hobby Lobby argued on religious grounds and won appellate ruling.
| |Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013
Fifty years of a city’s remorse is long enough; bulldoze Dealey Plaza.
| |Thursday, Nov. 07, 2013
Letter to House Speaker Boehner cites “moral urgency” of reforming a broken system.
| |Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013
Waving around a big red number distracts voters from examining district’s needs.
| |Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
Basic conclusions of a 2006 comptroller’s study likely have changed little.
| |Friday, Oct. 04, 2013
Comparisons to other North Texas districts show Fort Worth is in good shape.
| |Friday, Sep. 27, 2013
Democrats traditionally draw strength from campaigning for schools, but there are hazards.
| |Friday, Sep. 20, 2013
Medicare and all its parts can be confusing. I’m lucky to be young.