• April 10, 2021

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Analysis: The delicate balance of protecting Texans in a state

Gov. Greg Abbott’s declaration that words are inadequate and must be met with action signals a turn from politics to policy. He’s better, historically speaking, at the former. What he’s proposing now will require some coalition-building in a divided political culture and with a Legislature riven by scandal. Abbott had a good legislative session this year, […]Read More

Governor Reappoints TTUHSC El Paso Professor to Advisory Council

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Alan Tyroch, M.D., professor and founding chair of surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso), to a six-year term on the Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services. The council works to ensure Texans receive efficient and competent emergency and trauma care. Dr. Tyroch […]Read More

Analysis: Hopes of Going 20 for 20 in Special Session

Think Gov. Greg Abbott is still glad he called them back? The Texas Legislature’s special “20 for 20” session has predictably bogged down. Abbott put together a to-do list tailored to please Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s Senate and, conveniently, to erase any argument that he’s not as conservative as Patrick. By that scorecard, the governor is going to […]Read More