Posts Tagged ‘federal’

High-Speed Solutions

The idea of passenger rail travel to major Texas cities picks up speed.
DAN MCGRAW
Driving down to Austin lately has become a real trip.


A New Kind of Wage Slave

Corporations are getting rich using federal prisoners as captive labor pools.
Betty Brink
Unless she’s dying or recovering from surgery, a patient at the Federal Medical Center-Carswell must work.



Putting the Bite on Hospitals

An ex-employee’s lawsuit describes payola and pressure by a North Texas medical-supply giant.
Pablo Lastra
Cynthia Fitzgerald’s career seemed to be heading down a promising path at last.


Deep Waters

Haltom City’s getting the floods, but Fort Worth’s getting the money.
Dan McGraw
When Natasha Collins thinks about her precious little girl these days, she doesn’t dwell much on the horror the two went through on that last night, in the early hours of June 18 — the water rising to five feet in their...



An Unnatural Disaster

JASON BERRY
Katrina’s winds shredded through cities and towns like a giant scythe, but the Gulf Coast had seen major hurricane winds before.