The conventions start next week, with Republicans going first, in Tampa, and Democrats following, in Charlotte. Both parties are going South, but they're interested in swing states. Texas isn't one.Full Story
A federal appeals court ruled that an Environmental Protection Agency policy went outside statutory bounds in its attempt to regulate air pollution across state boundaries. The EPA crafted the cross-state rule to apply to power plant emissions that would be carried over state lines. State officials and power plant operators argued the rule would be detrimental to the state’s power grid by reducing production capacity of the affected plants.