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, Jan. 16, 2014
The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo’s economic impact is eye-popping.
| |Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014
A powerful view on how government works and how it should work.
| |Friday, Jan. 10, 2014
Critics cite regulator disinterest, but the real foe will be the industry’s well-paid lawyers.
| |Friday, Dec. 27, 2013
A guest column writer says North Texas insulates the wealthy, even when they have done wrong.
| |Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
Texas and nation show solid trend away from lockups.
| |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.