Texas Textbooks and Slavery

Texas textbooks are causing a stir again over State curriculum standards. These standards act as minimum requirements for what the textbooks have to cover and at this time they do not require teaching of the Jim Crow laws. When Texas rewrites requirements for a...

How to Accelerate the Texas Economy

By Mustafa Tameez Originally published on TribTalk, a publication by the Texas Tribune. On Nov. 3, Texans will go to the polls to vote on whether the state should dedicate $2.5 billion in sales tax revenue to the state highway fund to help build and maintain roads....

Gay Divorce in Texas?

The Texas Supreme Court has upheld the divorce of a same sex couple in Texas. The couple were married in Massachusetts in 2004 and sought a divorce in Austin. The court ruled that the State lacks standing to interfere with the divorce but the decision has no impact on...

Erroneous Immigration Work Permits

The Federal government admitted to handing out 2000 extended work permits to undocumented immigrants after a court injunction against it. A federal judge issued an injunction on President Obama’s executive order on immigration, putting the reforms on hold. After...