August 4, 2016

Case Study: How One Texas Town Beat the Oil & Gas Industry Preempted by the state in 2015, the fight for local democracy in Denton lives on On November 4, 2014, the people of Denton, Texas voted to ban fracking in their community. The ballot measure was a hard-fought victory …

June 4, 2015

Newsweek June 4, 2015 By Leah McGrath Goodman Jeb Bush’s eldest son, 39-year-old George Prescott Bush, is the latest Bush to become a politician. Last November, he was elected commissioner of the Texas General Land Office, which manages the mineral rights to millions of acres of state-owned property—the spoils of which …