FBI and IRS agents raided the law offices of Texas Sen. Carlos Uresti on Thursday morning – confiscating documents and other items.
Corpus Christi Mayor Dan McQueen resigned two hours after telling a local anchorman why he had shunned the media: “I’ve got secrets in my head I can’t let out.”
Investigators said Wednesday that someone intentionally set the fire that destroyed a mosque two weeks ago in Victoria, the South Texas town that has since rallied around its Muslim community.
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of trying to “force Texas to change how we regulate energy production,” through what he called an “unprecedented expansion of federal authority.”
“What we need is more reliable energy – not less, and the EPA is trying to stop that,” the Republican said while appearing on a panel in Washington, D.C.
Paxton specifically targeted the Clean Power Plan, President Obama’s state-by-state effort to fight climate change by shifting away from coal power to cleaner-burning natural gas and renewable resources.
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State regulators last year documented 276 new cases of groundwater contamination across Texas, a slight increase compared to 2014 but far fewer than in years past.