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Written by Sofia Briones on Sep 30 2022 - 1:34pm
Written by Sofia Briones on Sep 29 2022 - 7:23pm
Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, will debate his Democratic challenger, Beto O’Rourke in a televised debate On Friday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. Central Time. The face-off, which will take place at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley campus in Edinburg, Texas, is the only debate scheduled between Abbott and O'Rourke. It will be produced jointly by Austin's KXAN-TV and Harlingen's KVEO-TV.
Written by Texas Tribune on Sep 12 2022 - 12:45pm
By Stephen Neukam, The Texas Tribune Sept. 9, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mayor Muriel Bowser has declared a public health emergency in response to Texas continuing to bus migrants to the nation’s capital.
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 15 2022 - 12:42pm
By Gabriel Poblete and Greg B. Smith, The City, and Sneha Dey, The Texas Tribune Aug. 12, 2022
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 6 2022 - 4:33pm
By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune A school shooting in Uvalde that left 19 children and two teachers dead. The end of a nearly 50-year-old constitutional right to an abortion.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 6 2021 - 11:46am
By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune A Texas House committee voted out a revised draft to redraw the lower chamber’s districts, which will give Republicans stronger positioning in the House of the Legislature for the next decade. The Oct. 5 committee vote puts the proposal on track to hit the House floor for debate in the coming days.
Gov. Greg Abbott’s order banning mask mandates in Texas schools faces lawsuit, defiance by big-city districts
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 9 2021 - 1:34pm
By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune Resistance is growing to Gov. Greg Abbott's May executive order that Texas schools can't require masks, with an advocacy group suing to block the order and two of the state's biggest districts indicating that they want to mandate masks anyway.
State museum canceled book event examining slavery’s role in Battle of the Alamo after Texas GOP leaders complained, authors say
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 6 2021 - 12:28pm
By Abby Livingston and Isabella Zou, The Texas Tribune A promotional event for a book examining the role slavery played leading up to the Battle of the Alamo that was scheduled at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on July 1 was abruptly canceled three and a half hours before it was scheduled to begin.
Texans with disabilities fear voting will get harder for them as special session on GOP restrictions nears
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 6 2021 - 12:23pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune It took Nancy Crowther three hours, four public bus rides and an impressive amount of gumption to make sure her vote counted in the 2020 election. She’s hoping Texas lawmakers don’t make it even harder the next time.
Gov. Greg Abbott is using a disaster declaration to help fund a border wall. Democrats say it’s an overreach of executive powers.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 30 2021 - 3:59pm
This story was first written by James Barragán and Cassandra Pollock and published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.