State sales tax deduction set to expire soon

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

It should surprise no one that Congress has left Washington, D.C. for another two-month recess with work left undone.

New program in H-E-B will aid police in helping the mentally ill

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

It is not uncommon for a relative of a mentally ill person to call police when that family member is experiencing a crisis and perhaps exhibiting out-of-control behavior.

Fort Worth arena project looks good

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014

Editor’s note: This editorial has been changed to correct a reference to the Bass family’s role in Bass Performance Hall.

Arlington’s no-nonsense bond package deserves voter approval

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Arlington, the seventh largest city in the state and the 50th largest in the country, has to make sure its infrastructure and public service keeps up with its fast-paced growth.

Gambling in Texas on racing replays is far from the finish line

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

If it looks like a slot machine, and works like a slot machine, it’s a slot machine.

Arlington school district keeping its promise to the voters in implementing record bond proposal

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

And including experts from the area’s arts community, such as its museums and the Cliburn competition, is a big plus.

State board takes defiant stand on national AP test

Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Texans probably wouldn’t know what to do if their elected State Board of Education couldn’t whip up a good argument about somebody’s view of society or religion being given better treatment in public schools than somebody else’s.

Better safety rules in oil and gas industry needed to help reduce traffic fatalities

Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

The rising rate of Texas traffic fatalities involving three or more deaths is alarming: 72 such accidents in 2010; 101 in 2012 and 148 last year, according to an in-depth report by the Houston Chronicle.

Fort Worth faces hiring with a yawn

Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

There’s no sense of urgency in getting a new superintendent in place.

Texans deserve to know endgame for border surge

Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

It’s been three months since Texas Department of Public Safety officers “surged” on the southern border.