UT System Regent Wallace Hall, Jr., who faces possible impeachment from the state legislature, defended his actions on the board in a panel discussion with Texas Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, at The Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday.
A $2.7 million grant by the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation has helped establish the Texas Invasive Species Program, which will research foreign species introduced into the state and methods to reduce their threat to native ecosystems.
In this podcast, Bobby Blanchard, Christine Ayala and Jody Serrano discuss Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's recent announcement that he was running for governor in 2014. They also discuss the abortion legislation and the upcoming legal battle the new law will face.
Hundreds of activists convened at the Texas Capitol on Monday night to participate in a rally and march protesting the Texas Senate’s passage of legislation that will increase regulations and restrictions on abortions in Texas.