The research project will help the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determine whether the bivalves should be put on the federal endangered species list.
Yesterday I discussed how Texas needs to develop our human capital through education and strengthen critical infrastructure such as our water, transportation, and health care systems. The biggest problem facing our state is that our antiquated tax system does not produce enough revenue to make these sorts of investments. Instead of talking about how to modernize our tax system, however, state leaders are discussing ways to further restrict spending.