When TMZ, which just showed the world what Kareem Hunt did in a Cleveland hotel 10 months ago, is the major watchdog on player violence against women, what does that tell you about how seriously we take it?
President Trump’s endorsement of the First Step Act will help relieve overcrowded prisons and reintegrate inmates into peaceful society, while still incarcerating the worst offenders. Texas reform efforts are a great model.
As costly as it is to attract an Amazon headquarters (HQ2), and since corporate handouts only rob Peter to pay Paul by shifting higher city service costs onto existing taxpayers, Dallas/Fort Worth should be glad it lost.
Governor Abbott’s plans for school finance and property tax reform aren’t what Texas homeowners, or city and county leaders, are hoping for in the 2019 Texas Legislature’s session. But his leadership on the issue is welcome.
Congress has reduced, then restored, funding for military housing, putting stress on service members. Washington needs a permanent funding stream so our Armed Forces aren’t worried about the homes they’re protecting.
George Washington celebrated, and the founders protected, the First Amendment religious freedom a few in the Tarrant County GOP would deny Shahid Shafi, by voting on whether to remove the Fort Worth surgeon as vice chair.
Party leadership should stop suppressing the Tarrant County Republican vote and allow a secret ballot over whether Shahid Shafi, a Muslim, can keep his vice chairmanship — though a true patriot would have resigned.
Fort Worth is making healthier choices in nutrition, diet and exercise, largely thanks to the Blue Zones Project. The city, chamber, health officials, restaurants and stores work together to offer a healthy lifestyle.
Fort Worth’s public pension shortfall can be bridged if the parties continue the city’s tradition of valuing public safety and the sacrifices of those who’ve worked for less now in return for retirement security later.
Nearly 10 percent of the U.S., including large portions of rural Texas, lacks access to high-speed internet. Without broadband services, many industries, including agriculture, will be unable to compete globally.
School districts have just received their A-F grades from the state. It comes as lawmakers who created the new rating system run for reelection. Many want to distance themselves from an underfunded system rated by test grades.
Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday at age 76, came from Detroit, from the African-American church, from the pulpit incantations of her father, from the blues, from jazz, from soul. Her powerful, unique sound earned her the title, “Queen of Soul.”