From his hometown to the state capitol, one Baytown resident demonstrates the payoff of perseverance and the power of the grassroots.
Seliger Sides with Democrats, Opposes “Chick-fil-A” Bill
West Texas Republican Kel Seliger broke from his party to cast the only “no” vote against the high-profile religious liberty bill.
What to Expect on Ector County’s Ballot
Ector County’s hospital district and Odessa College feature a slate of trustee candidates on the May 4 ballot.
Melanie Graft: Reaching Beyond our Comfort Zone
“The hardest part is getting started,” says Granbury resident Melanie Graft. “But it is going to take getting out of our comfort zones and becoming active to be the change we want to see.”
Vice President Mike Pence Visits West Texas
Vice President Mike Pence reinforces the administration’s support of American Energy during a visit to Midland.
Patrick Signals He’s Had Enough of Seliger Stalling Property Tax Vote
The West Texas senator has an extensive record of siding with local politicians over citizens.
Lubbock Taxpayers Have Advocates in New County Commissioners
Bucking the status quo, two newly elected Lubbock county commissioners testified in support of property tax reform at the Capitol.
Odessa City Council to Oppose Property Tax Reform
Odessa City Councilmembers plan to vote Tuesday night on a resolution declaring their opposition to voters having a say on their property tax rates.
Texas Tribune Co-Sponsors Film Critical of Oil and Gas Industry
Permian Basin residents get a glimpse of the new oil and gas documentary “Blowout,” which outlines allegations of “egregious” health effects of the region’s key industry.
New Initiative Aims to Make Midland a “World-Class Destination”
Midland taxing entities and stakeholders have formed a new initiative to ensure Midland remains a “world-class destination for business and talent.”