Nobody knows how many orphan and abandoned drilling sites exist, but the federal government estimates there could be more than a million.
Housing programs are still being developed, so money won't begin flowing to struggling families immediately.
The legal fight involved the city of Laredo and marks one of the latest battles over local government power in the Lone Star State.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | D.C. voters approve measure to eliminate tipped minimum wage … Del. blood emergency … and a Calif. mayor ends up with 5,000 purple water bottles.
“In my six years of local government, ‘Paving for Pizza’ is the coolest project I have worked on,” according to a town administrator.
Fort Worth added 18,664 people in 2017, an average of 51 per day—enough to push the city into 15th place on the list of the country’s largest, according to recent census data.
More than a dozen states have above-average international trade exposure, per a new Moody’s report.
San Antonio and Phoenix lead population gains between 2016 and 2017, the first time in more than a decade that New York City did not see biggest growth.
The uptick in visible slithering reptiles has prompted cities and counties to warn residents that warmer weather and increased rainfall can force snakes out of their holes and into backyards, pools and homes.
“It’s been happening everywhere. I've always kind of felt like eventually it was going to happen here, too.”
The small shuttles, called “university circulators,” will be limited to a mile-long campus pathway at Texas Southern University and will run at average speeds ranging from 8 to 12 miles per hour.
Chief Information Officer Todd Kimbriel wants a digital assistant to navigate the state’s bureaucracy for citizens.
Decades after a government report on deep inequity in the vocational offerings of the nation's criminal-justice system, little has changed.
The draft, up for discussion May 16, doesn’t mandate dockless bike sharing and includes a per-bike fee on companies to limit oversaturation.
The specter of a drought-ridden summer has focused renewed urgency on state and local conservation efforts, some of which would fundamentally alter Americans’ behavior in how they use water.
Local officials have pushed for hazard mitigation funds as well as outstanding FEMA reimbursements.
City officials in Texas confront the state on its industry-backed preemption law.
While many Republican governors have offered enthusiastic support, one has offered a low-key dismissal of the plan.
From Georgia to Texas and Colorado, city halls are trying to fend off state efforts to assert control over local rights of way.
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