Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Leading a coalition of 10 states, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting President Trump’s authority…

Texas 4-Hers learn leadership, citizenship during trip to D.C.

Contact: Jana Barrett, 979-458-0910, jcbarrett@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Montza Williams, 903-834-6191, montza.williams@ag.tamu.edu WASHINGTON, D.C. – Twenty-four Texas 4-H members recently earned the opportunity to participate in the Texas 4-H Leadership Conference in…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (Corpus Christi, TX, USA) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan, which includes an additional $59 million in funding for the Corpus Christi Ship…

Dr. Elsa Murano receives honors for Texas A&M AgriLife leadership

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – For decades, Texas A&M AgriLife has been recognized as a leader in agriculture production, processing and food safety. Helping continue that tradition…

Federal report: Hurricane Harvey was a climate change harbinger

A flooded neighborhood near the Buffalo Bayou and the Barker Reservoir dam on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune Texas should brace for more — and worse…

Tim Schnettler: The Federal Government released new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans this week. This is only the second edition of the guidelines, which were originally released in 2008. Two of…

Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America’s lands

A flare burns on May 24, 2018 atop a drill pad on land near Carlsbad, N.M., that Wayne Smith leased for ranching before his death in October. The development covered…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 6, 2018

Statewide pecan crop looks good despite losses from rain Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Larry Stein, 830-278-9151, larry.stein@ag.tamu.edu UVALDE – An above-average production year for pecan growers could…

“To hear my Democrat opponent say that Sanctuary Cities are important, and that he favors them, is unbelievable.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Border Security is something that’s on…

Austin lifts city-wide boil water notice

The Ulrich Water Treatment Plant is one of three City of Austin plants that draws water from the Colorado River. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune After seven days of…

Representative Roger Williams Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –Last week, our community experienced devastating flooding that wrecked homes, businesses, and infrastructure. I visited the folks in Kingsland and Marble Falls to evaluate…

How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate

The Trump White House has capitalized on fossil-fuel exports made possible by the Obama administration. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is shown here on Aug. 2, 2017 welcoming his predecessor, Ernest…

Chairs Judiciary Subcommittee on The Constitution hearing on threats to religious freedom in the United States and around the globe Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz…

As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world’s “extraction colony”

Vehicles pass oil pumpjacks at sunrise in the Permian Basin region of West Texas. Jerod Foster for The Texas Tribune MIDLAND — Drilling booms have come and gone in this…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), issued the following statement about a letter…

By Cal Thomas The woman who alleged in a confidential letter that as a high school student in Maryland in the ’80s Brett Kavanaugh “pinned her to a bed on her back…

Report: Texas criteria for polluted site cleanup 'significantly weaker' than neighboring states

The San Jacinto River Waste Pits, an EPA Superfund site that is contaminated with dioxins, is located off Interstate 10 east of Houston. Michael Stravato The criteria Texas uses to…

Hurricane Harvey becomes focal point in Houston-area races for Congress

Jeremy Boutor removes personal items on an air mattress from his home in a neighborhood along Eldridge Parkway, flooded by waters released from Addicks Reservoir on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017,…

Attend this weekend’s Day of Remembrance at Roberts Point Park in Port Aransas By State Rep. Todd Hunter Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — On August 25, 2017, one year ago,…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Joined by Louisiana and Mississippi, Attorney General Ken Paxton late yesterday filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of…