COVID-19

This Week, Bars Can Open, Restaurants Can Move to Half Capacity

Gov. Greg Abbott says we can live in a world where we "co-exist with COVID-19."

05/18/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Dear Governor

As Restaurateurs Push State Government, Alcohol Regulations Loosened

One well-known Houston owner/operator is trying to empower food and beverage industry folks.

03/19/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Huh?

Texas Scratches Its Collective Head After Confusing Harvey Comments from President Trump

As far as we recall, last year's devastating storm wasn't a spectator event.

06/07/2018 By Morgan Kinney

It's Right There in the Name

Mayor Turner Asks the State to Tap Rainy Day Fund, Abbott Says No

Abbott will call a special session for his pet social issues, but won't convene the legislature on Harvey relief until 2019.

09/27/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

From HERO to Robin Hood: A Primer on the Upcoming Texas Legislative Session

Four issues to watch for when the legislature reconvenes in January

11/21/2016 By Adam Doster

Throwing Shade

The Trouble With the Trees

If a tree falls in the forest—on someone, that is—who’s really to blame?

01/04/2015 By Jeff Balke

Politics

Is It Time to Reform Tort Reform?

Tort reform made sense to lots of people at the time, Stephen DiLeo included—that is, until a doctor removed his son’s brain tumor.

09/30/2014 By John Lomax