Texas

Local officials are considering a conservancy to preserve the Houston Astrodome, considered an antiquities landmark by the Texas Historical Commission.
3 days ago   Houston Chronicle
The Trinity Toll Road project in Dallas is one of the most controversial ongoing infrastructure and highway projects in the country. A Dallas Morning News columnist suggests the project's opponents should act like adults.
Jan 12, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The Milken's Institute report ranked San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City at the top of the performance index for the first time in the list's 15-year history.
Jan 9, 2015   CityLab
The earth has been moving all week in North Texas. An editorial by The Dallas Morning News calls on the state's new governor to show leadership, even at risk of upsetting the oil industry, to find out more about the causes of the seismic activity.
Jan 9, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott takes aim at local regulations, exemplified by tree-cutting bans in cities like Houston and San Antonio.
Jan 9, 2015   The Houston Chronicle
After a high-profile demolitions claimed a 129-year-old building in Dallas, preservationists are getting a seat at the table in the form of a newly formed task force.
Jan 8, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Same story, different year, though more data provided on which groups are leaving the Golden State: predominantly workers earning less than $50,000 a year. Conversely, those migrating to California from other states had higher incomes and education.
Jan 7, 2015   Los Angeles Times
A planner makes the case for lower its speed limits in an unlikely city.
Jan 5, 2015   Houston Chronicle
William H. Frey, Brookings Institution demographer, writes on the latest Census Bureau demographic data. California and Texas remain number one and two respectively. New York had 19.7 million residents on July 1, 2014, Florida 19.9 million people.
Jan 4, 2015   Brookings
Plummeting oil prices means Texans are seeing savings at the gas pump, but they also mean reduced revenue due to Proposition 1, the November 4 ballot measure that diverted energy taxes from the state's rainy day fund to the transportation budget.
Jan 3, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
A Dallas economic development plan called "GrowSouth"—spearheaded by the office of Mayor Mike Rawlings—removed a record number of blighted and nuisance structures in 2014.
Jan 2, 2015   The Dallas Morning News