Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 8 2022 - 12:20pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune With counting holdups and missed ballots marring what amounted to a low-turnout election, Harris County election officials are facing pressure from local leaders of both political parties to explain what went wrong in last week’s primary. Houston-area voters saw relatively few issues on election day, but days later the state’s largest county faced a 10,000 vote-sized problem.
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 3 2022 - 10:24am
By Eleanor Klibanoff and Brooke Park, The Texas Tribune
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 8 2021 - 12:27pm
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Justice is throwing its weight into the legal fight over Texas’ newly drawn maps for Congress and the state House, filing a lawsuit Monday that claims Texas lawmakers discriminated against voters of color by denying Latino and Black voters equal opportunities to participate in the voting process and elect their preferred candidates.
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 8 2021 - 10:31am
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Opening a second front in widening legal wars over redistricting, a coalition of mostly Hispanic, Democratic members of the Texas House filed suit in state court Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of the new political map for the state House.
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 8 2021 - 9:46am
By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune Disabled, elderly and non-English speaking voters risk disenfranchisement under Texas' new voting law passed by the GOP-controlled Legislature earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice claims in a lawsuit filed Thursday challenging the legislation known as Senate Bill 1.
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 20 2021 - 11:49am
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Before they’ve even been signed into law, Texas’ new maps for Congress and the statehouse are being challenged in court for allegedly discriminating against Latino voters.
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 2 2020 - 2:46pm
By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune Nov. 2, 2020
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 14 2018 - 6:40pm
Elected leaders and pro-immigrant groups came together on the steps of San Antonio City Hall on March 14, 2018 and vowed to keep fighting the anti-immigrant law, SB 4 one day after judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld most of the Texas law. (scroll down to watch complete video of the 30-minute event)
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 28 2017 - 4:25pm
by Alana Rocha, The Texas Tribune For many Texans ravaged by the rain and winds Hurricane Harvey carried ashore this past weekend, filing an insurance claim for the damage their property sustained is probably the farthest thing from their minds right now. But waiting to submit a claim after Sept. 1 could cost them big.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 3 2017 - 6:23pm
by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune The cities of San Antonio and Austin announced on Thursday they have joined the fight to stop the state's new immigration enforcement law, Senate Bill 4, in federal court.