Commentary: Common sense security must prevail at the border
Now that the immediate threat by President Donald Trump to close the U.S. border with Mexico has passed, people in other parts of the country may be under the impression that business has returned to normal along the Rio Grande. Texans, especially those of us who live and work on the border, know better.
Can the administration and Congress move forward on $2 trillion infrastructure plan?
Adie Tomer, fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program, explains what’s included in the $2 trillion infrastructure proposal announced Tuesday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer following their meeting with President Trump, and how federal infrastructure programs are woefully outdated.