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…

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. – Today, U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX) joined the Department of Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, in hosting a roundtable with North Texas energy industry leaders on…

“Their business-friendly climate, state incentives, and geographical location were important factors…” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ever since then-Governor Rick Perry began aggressively recruiting businesses to Texas with his newly…

After anti-wall website launches on the border, Texas Farm Bureau fires off cease-and-desist letter

A group of Texans that has opened up a new front in the battle against President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the southern border have already prompted one interest group to…

Toth backed by gay libertarian billionaire pushing Same-Sex Marriage & Marijuana Legalization Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Donna Davidson is a strong conservative who has the integrity, character, and…

After years of living alongside troops, border residents see little impact from Trump's deployment so far

HIDALGO, Texas – Ron and Janella Frankl Reicks had just finished an early steak dinner when they stepped outside of their home here and chuckled about snow falling back in their native Iowa while they enjoyed…

UPDATE: Rick Perry Says Becoming VA Secretary Is “Fake News”

Wednesday update: WASHINGTON (AP) – Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he has no interest in becoming the next head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Perry is rejecting speculation that…

Rick Perry Rumored To Move To VA Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Latest on Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is considering replacing embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin with Energy…

Texas Republicans reject hypocrisy, wasted resources & dishonest mailers    Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I think the Republican Party has gone too knee-jerk right in Texas. There are a…

Texas A&M Alumnus Rick Perry Visits The RELLIS Campus

Former Texas governor and current U.S. energy secretary Rick Perry paid a visit to his alma mater Friday. During a stop on the A&M system’s RELLIS campus, Perry says he…

Audit: Company behind Texas "clean coal" project used federal funds for liquor, limousines and lobbying

A now-bankrupt company that received a major federal stimulus grant to build a “clean coal” power plant in West Texas spent millions of taxpayer dollars on alcohol, lobbying, spa services and…

DOE staffer claims retaliation over photos of secret meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former photographer at the Department of Energy says he lost his job in retaliation for making public photos of a meeting between Secretary Rick Perry and…

Dallas Woman Challenges What Happened During First Date With Texas A&M System Regent Tony Buzbee

HOUSTON (AP) _ A Dallas woman is challenging allegations that she caused at least $300,000 in damage to a prominent Houston attorney’s art collection at the end of their first…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. President Trump…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today reaffirmed his support for President Trump’s nominations of Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett and former Texas Solicitor General…

Insider’s ENERGY REPORT:  DOE & EPA Take on Energy, Environment Issues By Alex Mills AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — A little more than half of all U.S. refinery capacity is located…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the appointments of Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, Sen. Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville, Sen. Dawn Buckingham, R-Lakeway, Sen. Bob Hall, R-Canton,…

Commits to Addressing Energy Infrastructure Challenges, Support for Carbon Capture Technology Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick this week attended the 127th meeting of…

A controversial study of the electric grid, requested by Energy Secretary Rick Perry in April, is finally expected to be released this month. Source: Science News