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COMMENTARY: Protect Texans’ well-being

In the last couple of weeks, our state has asked much from Texans as it strives to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Texas Gov. Greg...

COMMENTARY: Stay-home order needed

There is no doubt that the best thing all Americans can do right now to help contain the spread of COVID-19 is to stay...

COMMENTARY: Governor Abbott, tell Texas residents to stay home

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health and one of the most...

COMMENTARY: Velocity of money has a face

Does the equation VM = PQ/M have any meaning to you? It does to me. What is more, it has a face. But, perhaps,...

COMMENTARY: Outsmarting the virus

Viruses are the Schrodinger’s Cat of biology. That is, they can be both alive and dead at the same time. In the famous thought...

COMMENTARY: Reflecting on this moment

We are feeling the weight of time upon us. It is smothering and stifling the very breath of us. Once promising us the treasures...

COMMENTARY: The importance of free press and transparency in government

Every year the American press celebrates Sunshine Week, which is a time to not only inform the public but also stress the importance of...

COMMENTARY: Public Health Committee examines coronavirus in Texas

As a member of the Texas House of Representatives Public Health Committee, I traveled to Austin this past Tuesday to attend an emergency hearing...

COMMENTARY: Census: Our moral obligation

Today marks a new era in the evolution of our country’s process of governance. Although the census has been part of the American fabric...

COMMENTARY: Let’s make Texas count

Like most districts in Texas, the 15th District of Texas is unique. Our district’s strange shape is long, narrow and stretches nearly 8,000 square...