Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (LEANDER) — State and local officials joined Comptroller Glenn Hegar today at a groundbreaking ceremony for construction of the Texas Bullion Depository. “This groundbreaking is…

Bryan City Council Approves First Electric Scooter Agreement

Electric scooters are now available in Bryan. That follows city council action at this week’s meeting to launch a pilot program. Mayor Andrew Nelson talked about a recent test drive…

Texas Enterprise Fund prize estimated to have $2.5+ billion impact over the next 20 years Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I thank the PGA of America for the new jobs…

Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences banquet awards seven alumni for outstanding achievements

Media Contact: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Three Outstanding Early Career Alumni awards and four Outstanding Alumni awards were given recently at the Texas A&M University College of…

Surge of oil and gas flowing to Texas coastline triggers building boom, tensions

A brown pelican perches on a fishing pier, damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, in Port Aransas, Texas, on June 6, 2018. In the background stand three offshore oil rigs.…

Amid industrial boom, Corpus Christi officials look to meet growing water demand

The inside of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant in El Paso on April 16, 2012. The facility produces 27.5 million gallons of water per day. It is the largest…

Groundbreaking Of College Station’s New Police Headquarters

Speakers at the groundbreaking of the new College Station police headquarters on November 16, 2018 are interim city manager Jeff Capps, mayor Karl Mooney, police chief Scott McCollum, Cris Ruebush…

Texas Enterprise Fund attracts more than $853 million in new investments, 16,500+ new jobs across Texas Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Texas is a leader in the establishment 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…

Hispanic & Latino interest is low, and individual races outlook may be even worse for Democrats. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Democrat officials, party operatives and their 3rd-party organizations…

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…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that OKIN BPS, a.s. is opening its new U.S. headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. The new headquarters in San…

AgriLife Extension reaches senior citizens through Healthy Cooking School

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Angie Gutierrez, 210-631-0400, aogutierrez@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – More than 120 people, primarily senior citizens, attended the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Dinner Tonight! Healthy…

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…

A College Station YMCA Is Not Coming Anytime Soon

For five years, local leaders have been working on bringing a YMCA to the twin cities. The College Station city council was told at its last meeting that the Houston…

Driverless Vehicles Coming To Downtown Bryan

Driverless vehicles are coming to downtown Bryan. The Bryan city council Tuesday night approved agreements to allow battery operated shuttles to drive a loop bordered by 26th, Regent, 28th, and…

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti sits down with WIRED to talk about how to turn LA into a greentech testbed, why cities have to compete in order to save the…

Dedication Of The New Bryan Fire Station No. 2

The dedication of the city of Bryan’s new fire station No. 2 took place Friday morning. Speakers included mayor Andrew Nelson, fire chief Randy McGregor, and representatives of the design…

“We’re just trying to make sure nobody in our class feels left out, or sad, or ever thinks about Harvey.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Camper trailers and storage…

In Wimberley, a fight bubbles up over sewage and a beloved swimming hole

Visitors enjoy spring-fed Cypress Creek at Blue Hole Regional Park on July 19, 2018. Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune * Correction appended. In November 2012, more than 100,000…