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Obamacare Enrollment Workshops in Fort Worth

Eric Griffey
State Rep. Lon Burnam, a Democrat from Fort Worth, has organized what he calls Obamacare enrollment workshops in Fort Worth. The series of neighborhood events are aimed at helping people identify which health services and subsi...


WHO'S THE CROWD THERE TO SEE? EVERYONE KNOWS IT'S WENDY. (all photos by Jeff Prince)

Wendy Davis, Stand With Texas Women Bus Tour Hits Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
The tour bus was parked a mere 25 feet from the stage, and the crowd pressed close to the guardrails, dozens deep, waiting in torrid heat and humidity, sweat patterns soaked through their orange T-shirts as they waved makeshift...



MATT KRAUSE

Tarrant County Legislators Make ‘Worst’ List

Jeff Prince
Equality Texas created a list of the worst legislators in the Texas House on LGBT issues, with several of Tarrant County elected officials figuring prominently. Jonathan Stickland, a Bedford Republican, was in a 10-way tie for ...


Hogan said Fort Worth officials should have testified against the pipeline bill. Willex Tindell

Watching the Door

Two bills to limit cities’ power over the gas industry aren’t moving now — but they might.
PETER GORMAN
It’s a truism of the Texas Legislature that killing “bad” legislation is as important as passing the “good” kind. Under that theory, it would seem that critics of the shale gas industry would be celebrating the fact t...



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Lon Burnam’s Valentine to LGBT Community

Eric Griffey
Love is in the air in Austin. This morning, Fort Worth State Rep. Lon Burnam gave a Valentine’s Day gift to the LGBT community. He filed HB 1300, a marriage equality bill, which would allow same-sex couples to marry in Te...


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Stalking Horse

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Big bucks spent in political races don’t always win the day. Just ask Carlos Vasquez. The current school board member recently ran in the Democratic primary for a Texas House seat against 16-year incumbent Lon Burnam — and ...



Wendy Davis comes out swinging

Jeff Prince
State regulatory agencies that come across as apologists interested in protecting rather than regulating industry are getting torched down in Austin. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is the latest bunch to draw the...