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Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 24 2019 - 11:16am
By Riane Roldan, Texas Tribune, July 23, 2019 Less than a month after its opening, the emergency shelter for migrant children in Carrizo Springs is reportedly shutting down.  Vice News first reported on its closure — and the potential that it could continue operating without children — on Tuesday. It's unclear what the U.S. Department of Health and Human services plans to do; a spokesperson for the agency declined to offer additional details. 
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 27 2019 - 8:12pm
By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune, June 26, 2019 Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, a San Antonio Republican, announced he was launching a new political action committee that he said will aim to help him continue to carry out "a thoughtful, responsible approach to governing."
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 23 2019 - 4:54pm
By Elizabeth Byrne, The Texas Tribune | April 22, 2019
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 21 2019 - 5:02pm
By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune | March 21, 2019
Written by Guest (not verified) on Jan 2 2019 - 5:18pm
By Allyson R Waller, The Texas Tribune
Written by Ross Ramsey on Mar 28 2018 - 7:47pm
By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Counting is one thing. Culling is something else entirely. As the federal government prepares for its once-every-decade count of the U.S. population, it has decided to ask residents whether they are U.S. citizens or not. At a time when immigration and sanctuary cities top Republican lists of political concerns, that question has less to do with counting and more to do with culling.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 24 2018 - 4:45pm
by Rishika Dugyala, The Texas Tribune A self-described “gun-toting, truck-driving, true Republican,” Shannon McClendon avidly followed state politics and served as a five-time appointee for various boards under former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. But until now, she never pushed herself to run for elected office.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 9 2018 - 3:03pm
by Texas Tribune Staff Replay the video of the Jan. 9, 2017 conversation on sexual misconduct in the Texas Capitol and efforts to reform the Legislature's sexual harassment policies, moderated by the Tribune's Alexa Ura. Panelists included: