Government & Public Policy

News about politics and government.

Jerry Quijano / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio BCycle is changing its name to SWell Cycle after Steward Health Care System became the title sponsor of the San Antonio Bike Share system. The three-year sponsorship is something bike share organizers tried to secure for several years.

Ryan Poppe

Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush, facing criticism from state lawmakers over his office’s management of the Alamo and its restoration effort, will resign his position from the nonprofit that runs daily operations for the historic site.

Chelsea Beck / NPR

President Trump is speaking for the first time about the shooting at a high school in South Florida that left at least 17 people dead.

U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency

The White House is back in the legal spotlight this week. The family of a 12-year-old Texas girl being treated with medical marijuana in Colorado is among a group of plaintiffs suing the Trump administration in an effort to legalize medical marijuana at the federal level.


From Texas Standard.

Candidates all over the Lone Star State are pouring their hearts, souls and resources into their campaigns. The primaries in Texas are only three weeks away.

While resources are a major challenge for every candidate, that’s particularly true for those with little name recognition. Some organizations like Emily’s List and Annie’s List are making money available to the record number of female candidates running this year. but the money is not available to everyone.

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