Texas

David Martin Davies

According to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control drug overdosing is the top cause of death in America for those under 50 years of age.

The opioid epidemic continues to grow worse and that is also true for Texas.

Mark Kinzly is the co-founder of the Texas Overdose Naloxone Initive (TONI) and he's is seeing how street heroin spiked with fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are causing more people to overdose.

Texas Matters Host David Martin Davies asked Kinzly how bad is the opioid crisis in Texas.

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Statewide Ban On Texting While Driving

Jun 7, 2017

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday signed into law a bill that creates a statewide ban on texting while driving.

Alamo Drafthouse held two women-only screenings Tuesday of the superhero blockbuster Wonder Woman at its Sixth Street location.

Gov. Greg Abbott has called for a special session of the Texas Legislature to begin July 18.

"Considering all the successes of the 85th legislative session, we should not be where we are today," he said. "A special session was entirely avoidable, and there was plenty of time for the Legislature to forge compromises to avoid the time and taxpayer expense of a special session."

Researchers mounted air pollution monitors on Google cars driving around to record images for the tech giant's Street View maps. The result, they say, is a new way to measure and track air quality.

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