Fort Worth using technology as reason to keep use-of-force records private

The City of Fort Worth is suing the state, contesting a July ruling from the attorney general’s office that it must release records related...

Amarillo activists get more organized, raise more questions

A fight over the right to applaud may not sound like the opening salvo of a revolution, but it might at least be one...

Red light cameras may be close to winking out in Texas

The state supreme court and the governor are closing in on red light camera systems in dozens of cities across Texas. On Nov. 1, five...

Vandergriff failed to disclose connections during tenure as state appointee

Former Texas Transportation Commission member Victor Vandergriff represented a private employer before state government and worked as a mediator in transportation disputes for at...
Ron Reynolds

Legislator is looking for a “Get Out of Jail Quick” card

Should state Rep. Ron Reynolds serve his full one-year jail sentence on a 2015 misdemeanor conviction, he will make some dubious legislative history. The Democrat...

The math gets more complicated in the speaker’s race

Four makes seven. As in state Rep. Walter “Four” Price IV, now the seventh announced candidate to become speaker of the Texas House. And before...
Week in reviewvideo

Oliveira’s BAC results in DWI case stay secret, Darby files to...

Attorneys for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton say outgoing state Rep. Rene Oliveira can keep the results of his DWI blood test a secret...

Darby may draw extra fire as speaker candidate most likely to...

Drew Darby’s long-expected announcement of candidacy for speaker of the Texas House will test the resolve of conservative House Republicans in the coming legislative...

Muted in Amarillo: Council makes another move to isolate public commenters...

The Amarillo City Council took another tack this week in what detractors believe is an ongoing campaign to muffle public voices at its meetings. In...