This legislative session brought major changes to the board tasked with overseeing the state’s water infrastructure needs. We spoke to the new head of the Texas Water Development Board, Carlos Rubinstein, about the plans and projects that could help solve the state’s water woes.

Syria Decision

It’s been more than three weeks since a chemical weapon attack in Syria left more than 1,400 people dead, but the question of what America should do about it is still being debated.

That question was top-of-mind for members of the Texas delegation this week, as they heard from constituents at home. In Friday’s Capital Tonight, we look at where Congressional lawmakers from Texas stand and whether it’s a sign of the bigger picture.


The race is on for campaign contributions as Republicans head into a crowded primary. But can fundraising power alone shut down potential rivals before they start? Ross Ramsey from the Texas Tribune, Christy Hoppe from The Dallas Morning News and Brian Sweany from Texas Monthly joined us to weigh in on that question and more.