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Jef Rouner

Jef Rouner
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Jef Rouner is an award-winning freelance journalist, the author of The Rook Circle, and a member of The Black Math Experiment. He lives in Houston where he spends most of his time investigating corruption and strange happenings. Jef has written for Houston Press, Free Press Houston, and Houston Chronicle.

Texas Parents Struggle With Childcare During the Holidays

The public school system is by far the primary form of childcare for working Texas parents. On top of that, many Texas kids are...

A Million Texans Signed Up for the Affordable Care Act in 2019

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has faced a hostile Trump Administration determined to dismantle it since President Trump took office in...

No Resolution for Controversial Storm Insurance Rate Hike

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association held a meeting on December 10 in Corpus Christi, Texas, to decide if they should approve a controversial rate...
Immigration backlog

Texas’ immigration backlog could hurt Dems

Immigration is a hot button political issue and has stayed one for the past several years. Many people point out that crackdowns on undocumented...

Texas school districts grapple with lunch debt

When a child in a public school needs a cafeteria lunch but doesn’t have funds to pay for it, the burden of lunch debt...
Texas Obamacare legacy

Texas Obamacare Decision Coming Soon

Texas Obamacare lawsuit could turn healthcare coverage into a lump of coal this holiday season with millions of people losing their healthcare. In Texas...

South San ISD is a mess that the state needs to fix

South San Antonio ISD is in turmoil. The district’s students are protesting for mental health services. The superintendent resigned weeks into the school year....
Flood information

Flood information law will let home buyers be prepared

Flood information required by new Texas law. Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and Tropical Storm Imelda Texas has been wrestling with the best...
Texas children health insurance

Red tape keeping Texas children off health insurance

Texas continues to have the highest rate of children without health insurance. A recently released report from Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy...
HISD board takeover

HISD board takeover: What does it mean parents?

Last week, Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath made it official that there will be an HISD board takeover. The question is: what happens now?...
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