Secretary of State Rex Tillerson kept Trump from taking actions that could damage international relations. His departure removes that buffer for decisions on Iran, Russia, North Korea and other countries.
The North Texas city's smoking ordinance, backed by Texas Health, the American Heart Association, Smoke-Free Fort Worth, and Blue Zones Project is another achievement in this well-being effort for a healthier Fort Worth.
I've not been a fan. Media still knows what they're looking for in the Trump story — chaos, division, ignorance, arrogance, incompetence. But in Trump era politics what's becoming more important is what doesn't get said.
The Frederick Douglass Republicans of Tarrant County have, since its inception in 1985, been trying to convince black voters that they are supporting the wrong party — the Democratic party. Here's an historical perspective.
The last thing the economy needs is restrictions on imports. Yet President Donald Trump has just increased tariffs on imported steel by 25 percent and those on imported aluminum by 10 percent. A trade war isn't what we want.
As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the country, Texas is taking some important steps in the battle, from improved monitoring of prescription painkillers to expanded programs to treat substance abuse.
If Congress had approved the afterschool budget 21st Century Community Learning Centers initiative proposal last year, or if it does so this year, students and communities across the country that rely on these programs will suffer terribly.