The celebration of the Battle of Puebla also acknowledges the heroic role of Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín, a 32-year officer from Goliad, Texas, and South Texas cowboys who joined the fight to defend the Mexican homeland.
The Railroad Commission of Texas regulates the oil and gas industry and has nothing to do with railroads. Now the Sunset Advisory Commission staff has said for the third time since 2011 that the name should be changed to better reflect the agency’s work. The suggestion: Texas Energy Resources Commission.
Texas politicians denounced experts whose data exposed the health consequences of limiting access to reproductive health care. In counties that lost access to Planned Parenthood clinics, fewer women used long-acting birth control and more of these women got pregnant.
Over the past two years, much attention has been directed toward voluntary design guidelines for the Stockyards. The City Council has not allowed discussion of basic planning and infrastructure implications of Majestic’s plans.
Medical errors are the third-largest cause of death in the United States, one study says. Medical professionals should work on solutions to keep this information transparent to patients and lower the number of medical errors.
Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Justice Larry Meyers, the only Democrat in elected statewide office in Texas is suing to upend the state’s photo voter ID law, saying it’s an unconstitutional obstacle to a legal activity: voting.