The Texas Ethics Commission will continue to carry out its sworn duty of upholding the state's laws governing campaign finance, personal financial disclosure and lobbying. I commend my colleagues for doing so without fear or favor.
The First Amendment was written specifically to protect us from political speech police, and it will prevail over any of the Texas Ethics Commission's forays into unconstitutional rule-making.
Texas Democrats’ electoral woes are well known, and their chances next week don't look good. What’s gotten less attention is the underlying problem that helps explain the party’s descent into political purgatory: party ID.
Looking beyond our cities' borders for new water sources may be necessary in Texas, but the plan before the San Antonio City Council to build a 142-mile groundwater pipeline is shortsighted and doesn't stand up to scrutiny.
Fast-growing San Antonio needs a diverse approach to water sustainability. A groundbreaking project that would transport water to our city from over 140 miles away is a big step in that direction — and a model for the entire state.
A third of all Texans say they're anxious about their financial futures. That's troubling, especially for women. But there's help out there.
The latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, released last week, offers a few valuable clues about where the electorate stands going into the last week of the election.
The assessment system used to assess language proficiency in Texas schools has many strong points, but there's room for improvement.
It was supposed to be the No. 1 election issue this year, but it quickly faded. With Ebola now dominating headlines, it’s time for a rational debate over what we should’ve been talking about all along: health coverage.