Two years ago, I deliberately chose to be present at the Capitol as I went through my physical transition — to be seen, to answer questions, to give those in power a chance to know a transgender person in real life.
The alcohol industry is of no specific concern to me, but I know a bad law when I see it. The Legislature has no business suppressing anyone's right to compete in the free market.
It's no surprise that Texans in Congress are conservative, but are they really that much more conservative than their colleagues from other red states?
The 13-year-old leading the charge to change Confederate Heroes Day is right: The Civil War was complicated and tragic for Texas in ways that the holiday doesn't remotely recognize.
As chancellors of the two largest higher education systems in Texas, we’re strongly committed to maintaining tuition benefits for veterans. But the current system is unsustainable.
Millions of people throughout the world die each year from tuberculosis. Researchers at one Texas university are working to prevent that.
Texas needs a 21st century voter registration system that’s secure, efficient and inclusive. That should include online voter registration.
Hospitals are once again struggling to maintain services and, in some cases, stay open at all. A solution exists. Texas just needs to adopt it.
The state's approach to securing the border is the very definition of throwing money at a trumped-up issue that helps politicians win elections but serves no public policy purpose.