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Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune

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Alexa Ura is an associate editor and reporter at The Texas Tribune.

Texas Must Pay $6.8 Million in Legal Fees to Parties Who Challenged Voter Id...

Texas remains responsible for nearly $6.8 million in legal fees and costs owed to the collection of parties who sued over its...

Before the Legislation Is Even Signed, Texas’ New Voting Rules Are Challenged in Two...

The top elections official in Harris County and a host of organizations that serve Texans of color and Texans with disabilities have...

Texas Senate Pushes Hastily Conjured Bill Allowing Party Officials to Trigger Audits of 2020...

Fresh off their success passing legislation to tighten Texas voting laws, Republicans in the Texas Senate are working to hastily push through...

Texas House passes new voting restrictions as Democratic hopes of killing the legislation wane

After months of drama and political resistance, the curtain has lowered on Democratic attempts to stave off a far-reaching rewrite of the...

Texas House Committee Again Passes the Voting Restrictions Bill That Instigated Democratic Quorum Break

A Texas House committee on Monday advanced the GOP-backed voting restrictions bill that first prompted Democrats to stall legislative work during a...

People of Color Make up 95% of Texas’ Population Growth, and Cities and Suburbs...

Setting the stage for what is expected to be a bruising battle over political representation, the results of the 2020 census released...

Texas Senate Outlasts 15-hour Filibuster by Sen. Carol Alvarado to Pass Gop Voting Restrictions...

Since before sunset Wednesday, state Sen. Carol Alvarado had been on her feet speaking, not allowed to sit or lean against her...

Quorum-busting Texas House Democrats Still Plotting Next Move Ahead of Second Special Session

WASHINGTON — With a Saturday start date set for a second special legislative session, Texas House Democrats who have camped out in...

Invoking the Spirit of Selma, Texas Activists Begin 27-mile March Demanding Federal Action on...

GEORGETOWN — When the Rev. Dr. William Barber speaks, his listeners lean in. His large frame bent forward, the lilt in his...

Texas Lawmakers to Testify As U.S. House Oversight Committee Plans Hearing on Texas Voting...

Texas House Democrats who left the state to block GOP-backed efforts to enact new voting restrictions will testify on those proposals before...

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