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Emily Foxhall, The Texas Tribune


Bohac not seeking reelection

State Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) announced he won’t be seeking another term. In 2018, Bohac won reelection by less than 50 votes. 

Annie’s List endorses in HD 28 and HD 100

Eliz Markowitz and Lorraine Birabil each received an endorsement from the pro-choice group Annie’s List. Markowitz is a candidate for Texas House...

Houston ISD appealing Wheatley's failing grade

Houston ISD is appealing Wheatley High School’s failing grade. Texas’ largest school district announced the appeal on Sept. 13. 
Austin ISD closures

Austin ISD considers closing 12 campuses

The Austin Independent School District will begin a series of meetings on Monday, Sept. 23, to discuss the proposed closure and consolidation...

Harlandale ISD threatens civil rights lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency

The Harlandale ISD board of trustees is considering a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Texas Education Agency as a way to...

Texas cities creating affordable housing

For years Texas has struggled to fill its affordable housing gap. Despite pressure from community groups and housing advocates, the Texas Legislature...

HISD avoids recapture for the first time in three years

Houston ISD was able to avoid a recapture payment for the first time in three years. Texas’ largest school district was paying...

Cesar Blanco to run for Jose Rodriguez’s seat

Texas’ tradition of political musical chairs continues with state Rep. Cesar Blanco (D-El Paso) announcing his candidacy on Monday, Sept. 16, for...

Royce West made millions off government contracts

State Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) has had a very lucrative career working for governmental agencies. Over the last 12 months, West made...

Texas dead last in health coverage, again

About 19 percent of Texas' under-65 population is uninsured and 32 percent of the state's 19-34 year-olds lack health insurance

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