Should Donald Trump’s mouth, so unfettered by reason or humility, be loosed on the world with the power of the Oval Office behind it, we could hardly blame friendly nations for withholding trust or unfriendly ones for raising their guard.
An exclusive WFAA/Star-Telegram poll says just as many Arlington residents would let the Rangers slip away to another city as would invest in keeping them in a new retractable-roof stadium. The benefits of keeping the team are many.
Two things voters should know about the election for railroad commissioner: It’s a very important statewide post, and it has nothing to do with railroads. The commission regulates the oil and gas industry.
The governor, lieutenant governor and House speaker have taken a milquetoast approach to news that thousands of Texas children known to be in danger of abuse or neglect haven’t been seen by Child Protective Services workers as required by law.
Texas Wesleyan University will get a new $20.25 million student center. The Nick & Lou Martin University Center will have a welcome center, a food court, convenience store, bookstore, ballroom and most important, places for students and student organizations to meet and study.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was indicted more than a year ago on three counts of felony securities fraud. His attorneys have failed to get the indictments thrown out, clearing the way for a trial.
It seems downright dangerous that residents of so many nearby counties might become accustomed to text-to-911 service being available, only to fall into a black hole of no such service should they visit one of the region’s two large urban areas.
Talking about women as sexual playgrounds, there to be taken and enjoyed, even if it is words without action, perpetuates attitudes and conditions that are both dangerous to women physically and hinder their advancement personally and professionally.
In theory, only households considered under the federal poverty guideline should qualify for SNAP. In reality, only about half of Texas households using SNAP were under the poverty line in 2015. As the statistics show this unbalanced seesaw, the question remains: What’s actually considered poverty?
As Baylor University’s efforts to repair the damage of a sexual abuse scandal continues, the damage only seems to get worse. Officials are drawing more negative attention with their interference and public communication.
Legislators failed to deliver on sweeping ethics reform last year, and forces already are lining up to keep it from being passed when the Legislature convenes again in January. In particular, there is strong opposition to requiring more disclosure of political campaign spending by groups set up under a part of the tax code that allows them to withhold the names of donors.
President Obama announced Tuesday during the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, initiatives to expand addiction treatment and increase coverage for substance abuse and mental health. The actions would allow doctors to prescribe anti-addiction drugs to patients in an attempt to decrease prescription drug and heroin abuse in the United States.