Property values in Tarrant County have shot up this year. More so than most years, city budget writers and the elected officials who supervise them will be under intense pressure to cut tax rates rather than reap a revenue windfall.
It’s been a long haul, but the high court’s ruling, bitterly opposed by three of its members, should reverse the 2013 law’s effects that left as many as 750,000 reproductive-age women in vast stretches of West Texas and the Panhandle more than 200 miles from the nearest abortion provider.
Federal officials have proposed major changes to Medicare that ultimately would stifle drug innovation. If enacted, these “reforms” will drive away investment in local drug research and the jobs that go with it.
Opioid abuse is not just scenes from “Trainspotting” or scenarios where a bone-skinny man sneaks into a hospital to steal morphine. It is also Americans who open their parents’ or friend’s medicine cabinets and take prescription drugs indiscriminately.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are virtually locked in as the Republican and Democratic nominees in November’s presidential election, with little likelihood of change at party conventions next month.
Cheers: To the awesome young men and women working at Camp Thurman. This was the first year my great-grandson attended. On the first day he was nervous, but the staff’s dedication and enthusiasm made for an awesome week! They all were so happy and enthusiastic from the morning drop-off until the hot afternoon pickup! Excellent leaders!
Federal judge prods investigations of Texas’ unconstitutionally dangerous foster care system. A meeting of elected officials and others boosts solutions already being shown by ACH Child and Family Services of Fort Worth.