The Obama administration is attempting to coerce Texas into expanding Medicaid against state lawmakers' better judgment — and against voters' wishes.
The legalization of gay marriage by popular vote in Ireland — one of Western Europe's most conservative countries — sends a strong message to red-state holdouts like Texas.
Headlines and rhetoric out of the Texas Legislature this year suggest that the public is clamoring for tax relief. But the polling says otherwise.
Texas celebrates ethnic diversity and empowers newcomers to become prosperous citizens. In the final days of the legislative session, lawmakers should oppose any bills that seek to change that.
Thousands of hours of work spent on recommending crucial changes to the state's health agencies are now in jeopardy. Lawmakers can't let that go to waste.
Texas is not prepared on a number of levels to keep the promise to its aging residents. We need to change that.
High-performing public charter schools are working to level the playing field for Texas students growing up in poverty. It's time for the state to do its part in leveling the funding.
The costs of mental health disorders on Texans and their families and on taxpayers in our state are too high to ignore.
Try as they might, campus carry opponents have no factual basis for their position, so this year they've resorted to overblown claims about costs.