- Controversial Pollution Rule Still On Track for Texas – Kate Galbraith and Ari Auber, Texas Tribune
What, you thought the Obama Administration’s War on Texas had moved to election-campaign-ceasefire mode? Think again.
- HISD hires former city spokesman – Ericka Mellon, School Zone
Educrats love to waste money on non-education administration, even as they cry they don’t have as much taxpayer money as they’d like “for the children.”
- Perry's 'loser pays' is an economic winner – Patrick Gleason and Jason Russell, Washington Times
- DFW is nation's 4th most-populous metro area – Lance Murray, Dallas Business Journal
- Another Left-Wing Lie: The 50% Cut in Texas Wildfire Funding That Wasn’t – Lawrence Person's BattleSwarm Blog
- Perry tries to cut into Romney money network – Rick Dunham and Carla Marinucci, Houston Chronicle
- Rick Perry's a competent debater, but national stage brings new challenges – Jason Embry, Austin American-Statesman
- Thousands of Disabled Texans Face Service Cuts – Emily Ramshaw, Texas Tribune
We had hoped these inane “faces of budget cuts” articles would go away with the legislative session, but apparently we won’t be so lucky. We wouldn’t mind seeing the taxpayer perspective featured every once in a while, but that’s not how the Tribune rolls.
- Online News Association announces finalists – Steve Myers, Poynter
Congratulations to the Texas Tribune for their nomination in the small news site category. Their operation surely appeals to the sorts of folks responsible for such awards (see above).
- Texas governor has a New England brain – Joe Holley, Houston Chronicle
This doesn’t really advance the story told by Abby Rapoport weeks ago.
- Republican Candidates Turn Attacks on One Another – Jeff Zeleny, NYTimes.com
As noted by Josh Treviño, Zeleny “provides no sources for his ‘inside’ info on the Perry campaign. Zero, none.” But other than that…
- Dannie (Patrick) gets his tax on – David Jennings, Chron.com
- That’s REALLY Standing Behind Your Product – Lawrence Person's BattleSwarm Blog