A Long time activist explains how James Dickey’s “integrity” & “Libertarian-backing” are being used to take over the Republican Party of Texas By Janet Jackson Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas…

Potential “Censure Resolution” will Define Texas’ GOP Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Historically, state political conventions come and go with little consequence — other than a few embarrassing headlines…

PART II in a Series:  What’s In a Word? Rhetoric, the Weapon of LIAR’s (LIAR is a Tarrant County GOP term,)  By David A. Smith Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Truth…

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…

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…

PART I in a Series: Texas “Republicans” must deal with “Libertarians Impersonating a Republican (LIAR is a Tarrant County GOP term,) before its too late By David A. Smith Texas…

What does Trump's repeal of environmental rules mean for Texas?

Earlier this week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the agency will seek to repeal the Clean Power Plan — President Barack Obama’s signature effort to combat climate…

Texas GOP welcomes Trump order repealing climate regulations

Texas Republicans and fossil fuel champions are celebrating an executive order signed by President Trump on Tuesday aimed at curtailing Obama-era climate regulations, calling it a win for utility customers…

Predictions of Woe from Federal Clean Air Plan Softened

President Obama’s plan to combat climate change will cause higher power prices in Texas and threaten electric reliability, but not as much as originally feared, operators of the state’s main…

Obama Proposal Targets Methane Emissions

Texas Republicans have a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to decry. The federal agency on Tuesday proposed another set of rules aimed at battling climate change. These would slash…

Obama Unveils Climate Rules, With Texas-Wide Implications

Editor’s note: This story has been updated throughout. Calling climate change “one of the key challenges of our lifetimes and future generations,” President Obama on Monday unveiled the final version…

Texas Balking as Federal Climate Rules Loom

Texas’ Republican leadership clearly disdains President Obama’s landmark proposal to combat climate change by slashing carbon emissions, and Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced plans to sue over the rules.…