Following a deadly refinery fire in Ohio, Midwest gasoline stockpiles are close to record lows. Energy fellow Mark Finley told Bloomberg that the resulting price increases have an “outsized economic impact beyond their direct hit to gasoline demand.”
A faulty immigration system is deporting U.S. citizens by proxy, creating a potential underclass of citizens ill-fitted to claim their place in the American landscape when they return, wrote U.S.-Mexico Center director Tony Payan in an article co-authored with Tran Dang.
The new omicron booster shot protects against the COVID-19 subvariant that’s currently prevalent in Texas and the United States. “The key is to be mindful of your own vaccination situation and keep up with your boosters," Dr. Peter Hotez, the Baker Institute fellow in disease and poverty, told Texas Standard. You should be able to get the new one — and you shouldn’t wait, he added.
Co-authored by political science fellow Mark P. Jones, the first of five reports on changing public opinion in Texas from the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston and the Barbara Jordan–Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University examines preferences among Texans for the candidates running for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general in 2022.