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RA News polling released Thursday shows the Texas suburbs are ground zero in the fight for the White House, control of Congress, and the fight for the leadership of the Texas State House. The polling, conducted across 22 competitive Texas House districts, also shows Gov. Greg Abbott’s decisions during the pandemic have weakened his...
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Texas Legislature

Beto O’Rourke Joining Texas State University Faculty

When he’s done helping turn out the Texas vote for the November election,...

Paxton Fires AG Office Whistleblower

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has fired one of the employees who blew...

Opinion: Social Workers Here to Help, Not Deny Services to LGBTQ People

I have been a social worker for 10 years and a gay, Latino...
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Elections

Poll Shows Trump, Biden Tied in Texas

In the home stretch of the 2020 campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden...

Friday Is the Deadline to Request a Mail Ballot Application in Texas

If you are planning to vote by mail in the November election and...

Republicans Continue Their Assault on Drive-Thru Voting

As the Texas Supreme Court weighs whether it is legal, Harris County seeks...

Campaign Finance

The Battle for the Texas House Hinges on Cold, Hard Cash

Democrat Texas House candidates running in battleground races outdid their Republican opponents in...

Latest Fundraising Reports Show Top Texas Politicos Flush With Cash

They aren’t up for election this year, but that didn’t stop Texas’ three...

Texas House Democrats Launch Red to Blue Campaign

The Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee has launched what it is dubbing the...

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Says Dr. Anthony Fauci “Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About”

Despite Texas’ surge of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Tuesday...

Political Fundraising Worrisome During COVID-19

Fundraising is the bread and butter for a political campaign, but how do...

Education

Texas Teachers

Texas Teachers Are Demanding That Schools Be Safe Before They Return. But They Have Little Leverage Short Of Quitting.

Upon resigning from his job as college preparatory coordinator at Pflugerville High School...

Changes in Funding for Texas Special Ed Needed Now, Committee Says

Full reform of the state funding system for special education is necessary, but...

Texas Gets an ‘F’ on Teaching Kids About Climate Change

Texas is failing at teaching the next generation about climate change, according to...

Healthcare

TX Covid

Texas’ COVID-19 Fatigue Shows as Cases, Hospitalizations Rise

After falling from the record highs set in July and August, COVID-19 caseloads...

UH Study: Women Report More COVID-19-Related Anxiety Than Men

The Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston has a...

The Rate of Stillbirths in Texas and Reasons Why Stillbirths Happen

A baby dies every 16 seconds, according to a new report on stillbirths...

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Opinions

Opinion: Social Workers Here to Help, Not Deny Services to LGBTQ People

I have been a social worker for 10 years and a gay, Latino Texan since birth. I take pride in what I do and who I am. So I am outraged by...
Op-ed on importance of addressing Texas

Opinion: In 2020, Year of the Nurse, We Must Fix Texas’ Nursing Shortage

The philosopher Joseph Campbell said, “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” COVID-19 has shown us that nurses are precisely that. And we...

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