A new plan in the Legislature to finally fix the state’s broken school finance system is encouraging. But lawmakers should proceed carefully, because there’s more to the numbers than meets the eye.
As marriage equality waits in the wings, LGBT Texans still lack basic protections when it comes to employment, housing and public accommodations. That's our next fight — and it's already underway.
Texas' major metro regions are now among the most economically segregated parts of the country. It will take a new generation of policies to make sure that all Texans have a true shot at success.
An explosive new report should give the U.S. Supreme Court yet another reason to again review the use of race in the University of Texas at Austin's admissions policy.
I respect the rights of parents who choose not to vaccinate their children. In return, I simply ask that they respect my right to know the school where my medically fragile child will be safest.
Properly funded care is the most cost-effective form of mental health treatment. A recent survey reveals that many Texans agree, indicating a new era for mental health in Texas.
There's plenty to like about the Texas House's proposed state budget for the next two years. It's conservative and leaves room for tax relief while recognizing the needs of our rapidly growing state.
As The Texas A&M University System tackles Texas' higher education challenges head-on, we see an opportunity to lead on transparency and accountability.
Texans welcome innovative, cutting edge-businesses. But they also know it's unfair, and bad business, to change the rules in the middle of the game for the benefit of a single player.