The Texas population will expand substantially by 2050. It will also be older and, most likely, sicker. Hispanics will be the majority, with the number of Asian Americans also growing fairly rapidly, while the number of non-Hispanic whites begins...
For the first time in history, two category 4 hurricanes have hit the United States in a single year. In fact, the US dealt with these two major storms in only a little over two weeks. Thanks to a...
Mention Medicare and many people think of senior citizens. But they aren’t the only beneficiaries. Over 9.1 million of the 44 million Americans who rely on Medicare are under age 65. These younger individuals have disabilities and for their health care...
People in these United States do not have to exert any effort to register with a government to have the Bill of Rights protect them. We do not need to register to have and exercise our rights to free speech,...
  The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) honors the men and women who comprise Texas’ world class workforce of more than 13 million workers this Labor Day weekend. A workforce that is highly skilled, strong in work ethic, and as large and...
AUSTIN, Texas - The President will be on live television this evening to explain why he shuttered the government - and may declare a state of emergency - over a border wall. But there is no good explanation. The federal...
A middle school child reports to her principal a terrifying incident of inappropriate sexual misconduct by one of her school teachers after her math class. The parents are notified, the child is consoled, and an investigation by school officials begins. But...
Is the U.S. still “exceptional”? And Mexico? French diplomat, Alexis de Tocqueville, first advanced that thought (Democracy in America, 1835). He meant, principally, “egalité,” or equality, the new, great political and social idea at that time. He believed the...
The United States and Mexico share a 2,000-mile border, but our shared connections run much deeper than geographic proximity. Mexico is our third-largest trading partner, with more than $550 billion in trade each year in goods and services since 2013....
More than a century ago, Upton Sinclair's groundbreaking book, “The Jungle,” shined a spotlight on the many deadly hazards employees routinely encountered in the industrial workplace. In the years that followed, states enacted workers' compensation laws that enabled workers to...

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