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…

Point of Order: Crude awakening

(Audio unavailable. Click here to listen on texastribune.org.) In the latest episode of our podcast about the 86th Legislature, Evan Smith talks to state Rep. Chris Paddie, who chairs the…

Hurricane Harvey destroyed every apartment in Rockport, Texas. Some residents are still waiting for help from lawmakers.

Hurricane Harvey, which caused more than $125 billion in damage, is the most expensive storm in Texas history. It wreaked havoc on nearly every Gulf Coast community when it came…

West unveils memorial six years after fertilizer plant explosion killed 15

A vehicle near the remains of a fertilizer plant burning after an explosion in West, Texas, near Waco, in 2013.  Mike Stone / Bay Area News The Texas town of…

“2018 was nothing short of a remarkable year of expansion and growth.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “The Midland and Odessa area economies had a very good year,” said…

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…

Lindsey Hendrix: Thanks for joining us for this special episode of Texas A&M Health Talk. At South by Southwest this year, Dr. Carrie Byington, vice chancellor for health services at…

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…

Mary Leigh Meyer: Howdy, welcome to Sounds Like Health! This is Mary Leigh Meyer. Sam Craft: I’m her co-host, Sam Craft. Mary Leigh Meyer: And we are here today with…

“Last year alone, the Permian’s production rose by a million barrels a day.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Things like horizontal drilling and fracturing, the shale revolution, oil derricks…

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 environmental chief: There's still a fire risk at Deer Park facility

A thick layer of smoke from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park hangs in the air above the downtown skyline of Houston, Texas, U.S., March…

By Chairman Christi Craddick When the Railroad Commission was given oversight of the energy industry in March 1919, Texas was awash in wildcatters, speculators and roughnecks drilling oil and gas…

Texas A&M AgriLife rice researcher addresses extended flooding plant survival

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Endang Septiningsih, 979-845-7527, eseptiningsih@tamu.edu Dr. Rodante Tabien, rice breeder, and Dr. Endang Septiningsih, geneticist, monitor the rice fields at the Texas A&M AgriLife…

Energy chief Perry OKs deal to share nuke tech with Saudis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has approved seven applications for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, the Energy Department said Thursday. Source: Business…

"This is not Mexico": Texas official criticizes county judge for speaking Spanish

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo spoke Monday in English and Spanish about the fire that broke out at a storage facility in the Houston area. Annie Mulligan for The Texas…

Texas House passes funding to cover budget shortfalls

Armed with his abacus, Texas House Appropriations Chairman John Zerwas, R-Richmond, talks with Rep. Drew Springer, R-Muenster, as they prepare to discuss the House’s 2020-21 budget plan. Emree Weaver /…

Congressman Kevin Brady What will Democrats do now? After two years, 2,800 subpoenas, 1,000 search warrants and interviews, tens of millions of dollars, and unfettered freedom to follow every path,…

By Derek Hunter It’s not often I, like most of America, make a point to watch MSNBC or CNN. If I want to know what leftists are thinking I just…