There’s a Grand Bargain on Property Taxes and Education Funding. But What Is It, Exactly?

May 23, 2019 By Christopher Hooks

The first time the Three Jefes had held a press conference together was on a chilly day in January. Now they were in warmth and light, and they had brought the state with them. On Thursday afternoon, Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen gathered on the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion to declare victory—they had reached a grand bargain to invest in public education… Read Story


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The Talented Mr. Khater

Jun 16, 2015 By Francesca Mari

In 2011 Callie Quinn moved from Austin to Chile to experience a new way of life. Then she met a charming fellow foreigner—and almost lost everything.  

The Jackie Robinson of Rodeo

Jun 22, 2018 By Christian Wallace

Five decades ago, Myrtis Dightman broke the color barrier in professional rodeo and became one of the best bull riders who ever lived. But his imprint on the sport was only just beginning.

Schlitterbahn’s Tragic Slide

By Skip Hollandsworth

Jeff Henry often said that his goal in life was to make customers of his family’s legendary water parks happy—“to put a smile on their faces, to give them a thrill or two.” It was a beautiful vision. Until it went horribly wrong.

Issue: August 2018

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