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Privatizing a popular park in Dallas draws well-funded foes

In most cities, residents seeking to thwart a new project might gather signatures, post signs and contact the media.  In Dallas, they quietly raise $100,000...

Floresville election fight goes to state court

District Judge Lynn Ellison on Friday is expected to consider whether the Floresville City Council violated state law when it canceled the town’s Nov....

Austin leaders want a “big” transit plan. Opponents see big problems.

When Austin’s elected officials started working toward asking voters to approve a $10.3 billion transit plan, they picked a theme early: Go big. It may...

New management problems at TSU

President Austin Lane of Texas Southern University has been placed on leave amidst an investigation into the school’s admissions, opening another chapter of questions...

The TEA says it doesn’t have to tell citizens about the...

The Texas Education Agency, already facing a lawsuit over its takeover of the Houston school district, drew more questions this week for its claim...

Ex-San Angelo police chief indicted for bribery scheme involving radio system...

A federal grand jury has indicted Timothy Vasquez, former president of the Texas Police Chiefs Association, for allegedly taking at least $134,000 in bribes...

Attorneys and activists want property owners to work harder to keep...

In Houston, human trafficking victims have filed federal lawsuits against the corporate owners of hotels where they were allegedly forced into the sex trade. In...

No cameras, nothing rolling in $5 million-plus studio in Dallas’ Fair...

In 2016 the Dallas City Council approved construction of an 18,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art audio and video studio in Fair Park. Four years later, the space...

McAllen has to air its expensive laundry, thanks to new state...

No longer protected by a state disclosure law loophole, the City of McAllen revealed this week that it spent $485,000 in taxpayer money to...