Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge’s newest intern shares her summer experiences

By Rachel Barda, Directorate Fellowship Program, Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge I start most mornings among native grasses taller...

My 5 Cents: Texas eyes redistricting as release of decennial U.S. Census nears

By State Senator Robert Nichols As the last days of summer are fast approaching and you are trying to...

Hunt’s Picks: Navy admiral’s book details capture of Hussein, death of bin Laden

By Melvin Hunt, book reviewer William H. McRaven is arguably one of the best Navy Seals in United States...

My 5 Cents: Senate Bill 14 will increase rural broadband internet

On July 4th, we will celebrate our nation's freedom. The signing of the Declaration of Independence, in 1776, marked the birth of...

Opinion: Push bars, metal detectors, security systems – do they truly improve school safety?

By Robert Hoffman, guest columnist State Senator Robert Nichols reports that the 86th Legislative Session ended in success with...