Anti-nuclear waste tour kicks off in Houston

Modular concrete canisters containing nuclear waste are shown at the bottom of a storage pit near Andrews, Texas. David Bowser Several Texas organizations gathered in Houston on Tuesday to kick…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – (HOUSTON, Texas) – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today released the following statements after Secretary of the Army Mark Esper…

Texas Master Gardeners converge in San Antonio for advanced training

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Larry Stein, 830-278-9151, larry.stein@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – About 50 Master Gardeners from 27 counties throughout Texas recently came to…

Trump unveils major rollback of Obama's Clean Power Plan

The Big Brown power plant in Fairfield, Texas Robert W. Hart The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a plan that will drastically curtail an Obama-era regulation that would’ve required states…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 14, 2018

Uncertainty surrounds exports affecting Texas producers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Luis Ribera, 979-845-3070, lribera@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and…

Texas releases plan for how more than $209 million from Volkswagen settlement will be spent

A U.S. flag flutters in the wind above a Volkswagen dealership in Carlsbad, California, U.S. May 2, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Texas wants to use more than $209 million from a…

State lawmaker to Trump: Don't overlook Mexican water treaty

The Rio Grande at the New Mexico-Texas border on Monday, December 9, 2013 in El Paso. Ivan Pierre Aguirre A top Texas lawmaker is asking President Donald Trump to renegotiate…

El Paso Sector seized more than $35 million in Narcotics during Fiscal Year 2017  Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Border Patrol Agents seized more than $1.1 million in narcotics…

Texas Crop and Weather Report

Consumers should find good prices, options for Fourth of July grilling Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu      Bill Thompson, 325-653-4576, w-thompson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 5, 2018

Crop, cattle conditions declining around much of the state Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Curtis Adams, 940-552-9941, curtis.adams@ag.tamu.edu Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, 979-862-2248, n-g@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Emerging drought…

As cities sprawl, more Texans are exposed to tornadoes

Mark Fox cringes every time he relives the day his worst weather nightmare came true. April 3, 2012 was a hot and humid day in North Texas, and the unstable…

“This project is underway. This is the beginning of the president’s Border Wall.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The Department of Homeland Security marked the official start of construction…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) invites El Paso–area employers, human resource professionals, business owners and managers to attend the Texas Business Conference employment law…

How Donald Trump's border wall fared in the $1.3 trillion spending bill he just signed

After flirting with the prospect of vetoing an omnibus spending bill because it fell short of funding for his proposed border wall, President Donald Trump on Friday eventually gave the…

Democrats fall 775,000 short of 1978 primary record Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Ahead of Tuesday’s Primary Election in Texas, it was widely speculated that a “blue wave” of…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – March 6, 2018

Dry conditions continue to hamper wheat progress Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Clark Neely, 979-862-1412, cbneely@tamu.eduDr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, Jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – As wheat comes out of dormancy…

Federal government may fight alongside Texas in water dispute, U.S. Supreme Court rules

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with a statement from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. In the fight against New Mexico over the critical Rio Grande water supply, Texas…

“A lot of Texas Voters are looking at this and asking, ‘What’ is going on here?“ Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “The phrase that keeps coming up about the…

Federal judge rules Trump administration can continue building border wall

The Trump administration will be able to move ahead with building a wall along the country’s southern border after a federal judge ruled the administration could continue waiving environmental regulations…

“Such a policy is inconsistent with the promises Republicans made to the voters.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “I do not believe we should be granting a path to…