Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 28, 2022
By Texas Tribune Staff, The Texas Tribune The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that there’s no constitutional right to abortion will radically change the reproductive health landscape in Texas.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 28, 2022
By Jaden Edison, The Texas Tribune SAN ANTONIO — Dozens of people stood in a circle in Pearsall Park on Tuesday with their cell phone lights playing the role of candles. Some gave speeches on a microphone that didn’t always pick up all of their words — which at times were drowned out by rain and…
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 23, 2022
By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune June 21, 2022 A recount has confirmed U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, as the winner of his hard-fought primary runoff, according to the Texas Democratic Party.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 22, 2022
By Eleanor Klibanoff, The Texas Tribune The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional protection for abortion and allowing states to set their own laws regulating the procedure. This represents one of the most significant judicial reversals in…
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 16, 2022
After learning about one of the largest school shootings in U.S history, just 90 miles from his home, Michael Sanchez rushed to Uvalde to create a special mural in honor of the victims.  “I just wanted to give back to the city of Uvalde,” said 41-year-old San Antonio artist, Michael Sanchez…
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 16, 2022
Given the podium at the White House Press Briefing Room, Uvalde, Texas native Matthew McConaughey seized the opportunity to talk about the deadly shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary. During an emotional speech before media from across the globe, McConaughey said he…
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 15, 2022
By Lexi Churchill, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica In the past week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has joined the growing list of state and local officials fighting the release of records that could help bring clarity to how the emergency response unfolded during last month’s deadly shooting in Uvalde.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 14, 2022
By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Republican Mayra Flores prevailed Tuesday in a special election for an open congressional seat in South Texas, marking a major breakthrough for Republicans eager to blaze new inroads in the historically blue region.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 12, 2022
By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including Texan John Cornyn, announced the framework for a legislative deal to address gun violence in the aftermath of the May 24 mass shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead at a Uvalde…
Written by Sofia Briones on Jun 10, 2022
On June 4 2022, the #StandWithUvalde event at Travis Park hosted by Voto Latino gathered San Antonio leaders, community members, and speakers in a peaceful demonstration to “turn anger into advocacy”.  Speakers included U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio), former San Antonio Mayor…