By Sen. Kirk Watson
Texas voters once again have the opportunity to decide if the state should invest in cancer research and prevention.
As a cancer survivor and someone who lost both parents to...Read More
AUSTIN – Two legislative aides who worked relentlessly to strengthen the Texas Public Information Act are recipients of this year’s James Madison Award presented by the Freedom of Information Foundati...Read More
Dr. Courtney N. Phillips, Commissioner
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
4900 N. Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78751-2316
Dear Commissioner Phillips,
I join my co...Read More
Posted on October 1, 2019
Like most folks in Austin, I’m not a native species. I’m part of what you might call an “invasive species.” I got here way back in 1981, fell in love with the place and set down roots.
At the time, there were less than 600,000 people living in the Austin area. Today, almost 2 million people call the region home and many of them are stuck in traffic on I-35, MoPac, 360 and 183. And a whole bunch of other roads. Now, imagine what happens in 2025, 2030 or 2040 when our population is expected to...Read More Share on Twitter Share on Facebook