91% of middle-class tax payers received a tax cut, say analysts By Cong. Kevin Brady Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tax Day has come and gone, and the truth…

Water quality training May 22 in Lufkin will focus on area water resources

LUFKIN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the La Nana Bayou, Angelina and middle Neches Rivers will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on May 22.…

Pigg new coordinator of Texas Well Owner Network program

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Joel Pigg, 979-845-1461, j-pigg@tamu.edu Dr. Diane Boellstorff, 979-458-3562, dboellstorff@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Joel Pigg is combining his Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and water…

Private water well screening set May 13 in Victoria

VICTORIA — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening for area residents May 13 in Victoria. The Texas Well Owner Network will present a water well…

TWRI hosting on-site sewage facility course May 15 in Lufkin

LUFKIN–The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting an advanced treatment course for on–site sewage facility professionals May 15 in Lufkin. The course will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.…

A creek flowing to the Colorado River turned black. Now the state has sued the alleged polluter.

Skull Creek flows black as it crosses over a country road downstream from Inland Environmental & Remediation Inc. near Altair on April 14, 2019.  Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune…

70% Top Tax Bracket for Ordinary Income & Capital Gains would give America world’s Highest Income Tax Rate Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator and Democrat Presidential Candidate Bernie…

Urban stream processes, restoration program set for April 23 in Pearland

PEARLAND – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23 in Pearland for professionals interested in conducting stream…

Urban stream processes, restoration program set for April 23 in Pearland

PEARLAND – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23 in Pearland for professionals interested in conducting stream…

Trump issues executive orders seeking to speed up oil and gas pipeline projects

President Donald Trump signs an executive order on energy and infrastructure during a campaign event at the International Union of Operating Engineers International Training and Education Center in Crosby on…

Why has Texas suddenly decided to immediately sue industrial polluters?

Smoke rises from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston on March 18, 2019.  Jaimie Meldrum/Handout via REUTERS Late last month as crews…

Lindsey Hendrix: Thanks for joining us for this bonus episode on Texas A&M Health Talk. Today we’re featuring a special recording from our friends at Blue Cross and Blue Shield…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Last week, the Senate held hearings on the Texas Born Alive Infant Protection Act (SB 23-Kolkhorst), and Informed Consent clean-up bill (SB 24-Lucio) and…

White House Higher Ed Proposals Align With Project 21’s “Blueprint for a Better Deal for Black America” Recommendations Washington, DC – Black activists with the Project 21 black leadership network…

Representative Jeff Leach Texas Born-Alive Infant Protection Act Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Last Monday, I laid out House Bill 16, known as the “Texas Born-Alive Infant Protection Act,”…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Attorney General Ken Paxton today applauded a U.S. District Court after it agreed with a Texas county and landowner whose lawsuit seeks to delist…

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set April 16 in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a free Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem training workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 16 in Kingsville for area…

Texas Water Resources Institute to hold water quality meeting April 16 in Rogers

Checking water quality at Big Elm Creek. (Texas Water Resources Institute photo by Lucas Gregory) ROGERS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting April 16 in…

Well water screening opportunities set for April in North Texas

The Texas Well Owner Network will present several well water screening opportunities in different North Texas counties. (Photo courtesy Texas Well Owner Network) COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife…

Amendments Guarantee Real Property Tax Relief and Funding for Alternatives to Abortion Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Texas Freedom Caucus member Representative Matt Shaheen successfully presented an amendment that…