To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco BanA state agency is finding that the billions of dollars it has at its disposal may allow it to be more effective in getting comprehensive tobacco-free policies established — most notably, at university campuses.
Texas Schools Look To Advertising To Fill Budget GapsThe rooftop of a suburban high school is not a location that companies usually consider prime advertising real estate. But in Humble Independent School District, it may be. The district’s high school is directly in a flight path for Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport.
Redistricting Experts Struggle To Fix Maps, ElectionsApril primaries are all but impossible for the state's election administrators, and if the state wants to hold primaries on May 29, they'll need approved congressional and legislative maps by March 3.
Perry Campaign Spent $16 Million In 138 Days Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential campaign turned out to be a spectacular flop, but that doesn’t mean everyone walked home empty handed.
Perry Rallies Troops Ahead of CaucusGov. Rick Perry on Tuesday fired up his “Texas strike force,” a politically connected band of lobbyists, lawmakers and volunteers who are fanning across Iowa to talk up the Texas governor when Iowans begin voting Tuesday night. But an air of uncertainty is hanging over Perry's presidential campaign ahead of the Iowa caucuses
How Would President Perry Reform Health Care?Gov. Rick Perry routinely attacks federal health care reform, but in the presidential contender’s early days on the campaign trail, he has revealed little about what his own “Perrycare” could look like.
Filibuster Propels Wendy Davis Into SpotlightTexas Democrats never had much hope in this Legislature, where Republicans have a huge majority and an unshakeable drive to slash spending without raising taxes or dipping into the state’s giant savings account.