Rosie Castro is known in San Antonio as a firebrand political activist. Her son is a cautious career politician running for president. But don’t let appearances deceive you—they’re fighting the same fight.
Articles by Carlos Sanchez
Apr 22, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The state’s senior U.S. senator is calling out Joaquin Castro and MJ Hegar in particular.
Apr 17, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The senators who will help finalize the state budget—which affects 28 million Texans—are all white and Republican, and four of the five are from the Houston area.
Apr 15, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
In a powerful floor speech Monday, Senator Kel Seliger offers a demonstration of decency that diminishes the lieutenant governor’s raw power play.
Apr 12, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
Unless a compromise can be reached next week, Patrick's decision to move forward will upend decades of Senate tradition.
Apr 10, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The governor, lieutenant governor and speaker line up behind a penny increase to the sales tax to provide property tax relief.
Mar 21, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The Fort Worth lawmaker led the charge to decriminalize a summer tradition.
Mar 15, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
A Joaquin Castro candidacy instantly makes next year's Senate race competitive, observers say.
Mar 7, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
Amid what Border Patrol calls an unsustainable influx, Sister Norma’s Humanitarian Respite Center and its wide network of volunteers continue to provide for all who come through its doors.
Feb 22, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
Multiple reports say all Senate Democrats are unified in opposition to confirming David Whitley—enough to kill the nomination.