Days after a 2010 video surfaced in which EPA official Al Armendariz described a push to “crucify” major violators in the oil and gas business, he has resigned, causing regret among environmentalists and relief in the oil and gas industry.
If Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst wins his bid to replace Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, he will leave a job he has had for nearly 10 years — longer than all but two other lieutenant governors in Texas history.
The CBS news show 48 Hours Mystery will air a segment this Saturday with an update on former death row inmate Anthony Graves’ story.
After a monthslong battle over election maps that has pushed back Texas’s primary date more than a month, federal judges in San Antonio last week unveiled new maps that define the state’s congressional delegation and House. So what’s that mean for you?
Reggie Bashur, a well-regarded lobbyist and political and media consultant, died this afternoon. The 59-year-old had been battling cancer for several months.
Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he is leaning toward running for re-election in 2014 and possibly another stab at the White House two years after that.
Though Gov. Rick Perry’s political fortunes on the presidential campaign trail have plummeted, the bills for his omnipresent security detail continue, costing Texas taxpayers as much as $400,000 a month.
Rules requiring disclosure of many chemicals used in the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing will take effect in Texas in February, oil and gas regulators decided on Tuesday.
Seven of ten proposed amendments to the state constitution had the approval of most Texas voters in early returns, and a legislative race in Brazos County appeared to be on its way to a runoff.
Governor Rick Perry has become an Internet sensation after a video of him from a Friday Night speech in New Hampshire hit YouTube over the weekend.
Gov. Rick Perry’s meteoric rise to the top of the Republican field last month led many observers to conclude that the Texas governor would waltz to his party’s presidential nomination. It’s looking more like a grind dance now.
At a gathering of uncommitted social and evangelical conservatives at the Hill Country spread of mega-donor James Leininger, Gov. Rick Perry spent several hours patiently answering queries on a range of issues.