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As other kids in Austin recovered from trick-or-treating on Halloween last year, Sarah Adelman worried about white supremacists, her mom and their synagogue. After a series of antisemitic incidents around Central Texas, someone set fire to Congregation Beth Israel, where Sarah’s mother, Lori, is a leader. “It made me sad and really scared,” 10-year-old...
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Meet The Freshman Class Of Texas 88th Legislative Session

Now that the November elections are over and in the past, we must...

Who Are The Texas State Senate Freshman?

Now that the November elections are over and in the past, we must...

More Than 800 Bills Already Filed For 2023 Texas Legislative Session

The gavel doesn’t drop to open the 2023 Texas legislative session until Jan....

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State GOP Leaders At Odds With Harris County Officials Over Election Issues Announce Investigations

Gov. Greg Abbott called for an investigation into Harris County's election practices last...

Why Were Over 10,000 Texas Midterm Absentee Ballots Rejected?

State voting law changes resulted in more than 10,000 mail-in ballots being rejected...

How This Texas Election Official Keeps The Peace With Right-Wing Voting Activists

This article was originally published by Votebeat, a nonprofit news organization covering local election...

Campaign Finance

What US Senate Races Have Received Texas Money?

This election cycle Texas has been sparing no expense. And while top-of-the-ticket races...

Never A Perfect Candidate: Criminally Indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton

When comparing the 2022 statewide races to 2018’s, we see a clear uptick...

Who Are Texas’ Top Legislative Fundraisers?

New campaign finance reports released this week by candidates for the Texas Legislature...

Abbott & Beto Make Texas History, Most Expensive Governor’s Race Ever

When comparing the 2022 statewide races to 2018’s, we see a clear uptick...

O’Rourke Out-Raises Gov. Greg Abbott’s Gigantic War Chest

Texas' third straight fundraising period is officially over, thus making this year’s gubernatorial...

Education

Will Texas Have Enough Money To Pay For Public Schools?

Back in July of this year, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced that he...

School Safety A Primary Concern For All

With the recent uptick in school shootings, there is no question that school...

Texas Teachers Now Fear Reprisals For Teaching Young Adult Fiction

In Texas, a state with as rich and diverse a culture as any,...

Healthcare

Texas US District Judge Rules Against The ACA’s HIV & STD Prevention Mandate

In a seemingly endless effort by conservatives to deny the well-established Affordable Care...

The Overall Life Expectancy In The U.S. Declined By 2 Years

From 2019 to 2020, the overall life expectancy in the United States declined...

Man Tests Positive for COVID, Monkeypox, and HIV All At Once

A 36 years old Italian man tested positive for COVID, Monkeypox, and HIV...

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Tom Brady, Stephen Curry, and Larry David are Being Investigated by Texas Justice

The FTX scandal had enormous consequences in finance, particularly in the crypto market. Texas justice has now begun to investigate celebrities like Tom Brady, Stephen Curry, and Larry David for endorsements towards...

Six States Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Keep Block on Biden Student Debt Relief

Nov 23 (Reuters) - Six Republican-led states on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reject President Joe Biden's bid to reinstate his plan to cancel billions of dollars in student debt that they have argued exceeded his administration's authority. The states - Arkansas,...

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