Surprising statements by oil industry leaders have grabbed headlines. But the bigger change is underway more quietly, among young Republicans.
Many closed schools are continuing meal service for low-income students, but challenges to securing nutrition remain for vulnerable children across the state.
Historically, the Lege has met shortfalls with tax increases or spending cuts. Whether Dems or the GOP are in power makes all the difference.
For the 25,000 migrants awaiting hearings and subject to Trump’s Migrant Protection Protocols, representation can be hard to come by.
Plus, Michael Cloud takes on the disease of California, and what’s Rodney Ellis doing with that squirrel?
A high uninsured rate, hospital closures, and poor elder care leave Texas especially vulnerable to a COVID-19 epidemic.
On the National Podcast of Texas, Adler Insists that although SXSW is canceled, Austin is open for business.
Get those $400 fajitas while you can, because Houston's boom is over.
Young people took jobs they thought would help turn Texas blue.
Jessica Cisneros is the latest AOC-backed, Bernie-style candidate to fall short.
Plus, Beto’s bandmate blasts his Biden endorsement, Mike Bloomberg comprende Tejas, Dan Crenshaw vs. Pete Davidson, and Dan Patrick vs. shirts.
We weigh in on the most important Super Tuesday races, recent results, and what it all means.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the former DNC chair candidate handicaps Super Tuesday and explains why she’s looking forward to a contested Democratic National Convention.
The Legislature added an option for voters without valid IDs per a court order, but for the homeless population it might not be enough.
At a honky-tonk in Dallas, the Democratic party made its move against Bernie—finally.
Like a lot of Democratic primary voters, I am still in a black hole of indecision, with the clock running down.
Nearly all of the new early voters in Collin County participated on the Democratic side, and blue vote totals were up across the state.
Texas prison officials think they can curb contraband by banning greeting cards, but prisoners say the drugs come in through guards, not mail.
Plus, the return of Robert Morrow, Bloomberg hires the “homeless Wi-Fi” guy, and Ronny Jackson reveals the secret to Trump’s excellent health.
Voters in the Laredo-based border district will choose between the eight-term conservative Democrat and a young, progressive immigration attorney who is running an unabashedly left-wing campaign.
A new poll asks the question that previous ones strongly suggested.
Ahead of Super Tuesday, the Sanders campaign has reached out to Muslim voters unlike any campaign before.
Idealistic young people in the Bloomberg campaign believe they'll stay in Texas through November. But that's not what top staff are saying.
Dan Patrick calls the Paw Patrol, and Dan Crenshaw sticks it to Nickelback
Four years ago, Ogg won election by promising to reform the county’s justice system. Now she’s getting primaried by two of her former prosecutors, who say she hasn’t done enough.
Led by a twentysomething Latina, Democrats now run Harris County, offering a glimpse at what things might look like—for better or for worse—if the party finds itself back on top across Texas.
The departure of the longtime Austin senator—for the greener pastures of higher education—will set off a fierce race for his seat.
The colorful mogul lost the 1990 gubernatorial election after making a joke about rape and admitting to not paying some income taxes.
The presidential candidate thinks ”as scared as a cat at a dog pound” is a thing that Texans say. So we’ve got a few more for him.
Plus, lessons in personal branding from Ted Cruz, and Pete Olson
The booming suburbs of Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio could change the distribution of power in the state.
Pelosi ripped up Trump's State of the Union speech while wearing a pin that is now a must-have item for Democrats.
One of the Bayou City’s biggest immigrant gateways, southwest Houston, is a dangerous and daunting place for pedestrians.
Plus, Taylor Swift honors Beto O’Rourke in song, and hard-right scandalmongers Empower Texans expand into BBQ reviews.
The Sundance Film Festival award winner follows teenagers from across Texas as they convene in Austin for an immersive lesson in government.
This year is going to feature a lot of confident pronouncements from experts who will be proved wrong again and again.
On this week’s podcast, the author and LBJ School of Public Affairs professor lays out an admittedly controversial plan to redefine democracy.
The initiative follows on the heels of last summer’s announcement that the university will cover tuition for some students.
Plus, Ken Starr is pulled out of retirement, Pete Olson visits Sesame Street, and Vicente Gonzalez desperately needs a celebrity.
The Vermont socialist looks surprisingly strong in the Lone Star State.
Beto & co. came up embarrassingly short, but the result probably doesn’t say all that much about November.
Coming soon to a Texas highway near you: self-driving semis.
Few of the promises made to her family and community were kept. And Jakelin’s father has given up on the American Dream.
One of America’s premier Mexico experts discusses how Mexico’s populist president is changing relations between Texas and our neighbor to the south.
The longtime PBS news anchor’s influence grew out of his objective and ethical approach to covering the news.
Plus, Ted Cruz takes on Stephen King (again), Eliz Markowitz does her best Willie, America Ferrera leaves Vicente Gonzalez hanging, and more!
Not long after criticizing Ted Cruz and John Cornyn for ignoring gun violence, the Houston police chief sat down to talk about his headline-making comments, why he’s a RINO, and the balance between criminal justice reform and public safety.
Freshman Sylvia Garcia of Houston, one of the first two Hispanic women to represent Texas in Congress, is among the seven House members prosecuting President Trump.
Plus, Chip Roy blames California, Paul Bettencourt targeted by liberal hackers, and other extremely on-brand happenings
The governor’s decision makes no sense from a practical perspective, and ultimately, it can’t be explained as a policy choice at all.