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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Feb. 06, 2023 07:11 AM EST

Dallas Morning News. February 4, 2023. Editorial: No more moldy bread: This pilot program can improve Texas prison food A vocational initiative will train inmates to prepare meals. Prison conditions in Texas are far from ideal, as it has been well...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 30, 2023 07:12 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. January 27, 2023. Editorial: Much work left to fix Texas’ foster care failures A new federal report on Texas’ failing foster care system makes clear the state has a long way to go before Texans can be confident the agency is adequately...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 16, 2023 07:12 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. January 11, 2023. Editorial: Lawmakers must defeat anti-LGBTQ agenda at Texas Capitol Not this mean-spirited foolishness again. The 88th Texas Legislature convened on Tuesday with Republicans making clear they plan to spend...

Conservatives take aim at tenure for university professors

Jan. 08, 2023 09:08 AM EST

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — When Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick asked Texas colleges to disavow critical race theory, the University of Texas faculty approved a resolution defending their freedom to decide for themselves how to teach about race. Patrick said he took it as a message to “go to...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 21, 2022 07:11 AM EST

Austin American-Statesman. November 16, 2022. Editorial: Texas medical marijuana program is a buzzkill It falls far short of potential to help Texans Nearly eight years after Texas first legalized medical marijuana, the state-run program remains plagued...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 14, 2022 07:18 AM EST

Austin American Statesman. November 9, 2022. Editorial: Church leaders should obey the law regarding politics and the pulpit Federal law says ministers can’t make partisan political pronouncements from the pulpit, but some church leaders in Texas and around the...