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Jovanka Palacios

Jovanka Palacios
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Jovanka Palacios, a Mexican-American Politics Reporter and Managing Editor at RA's Gun Violence Watch, unveils the Capitol's inner workings. Focused on Public Education and Gun Policies, she passionately advocates for informed dialogue, delivering concise, impactful insights into the intricate political landscape.

Texas Districts Drown In Deficits Despite Historic Budget Surplus

Despite having a historic budget surplus, and 246 days in session — the longest legislative session in history — lawmakers only passed 10% of...

‘The Cavalry Isn’t Coming,’ Texas Doesn’t Care About Public Schools

Despite having a historic budget surplus, and 246 days in session — the longest legislative session in history — lawmakers only passed 10% of...

Karma Is The Guy On The Chiefs 

Somewhere along the way, while rooting for her boyfriend, Taylor Swift found herself caught in the crossfire of Brads, Chads & MAGA bros  I want...

Rural Resistance Threatens To Derail Abbott’s Voucher Agenda… Again

According to the latest campaign finance reports, only two of the sixteen Republican incumbents who voted against school vouchers have been outpaced on fundraising...

Abbott Accused Of Spreading Lies To Advance His Voucher Agenda 

Governor Greg Abbott has never been above using cheap tactics to push his agenda, but it was recently reported that now he is outright...

Abbott’s Money Talks, But Can It Silence Voucher Opposition?

Gov. Greg Abbott is backed by some astounding amounts of money from very rich voucher advocates. But is money enough to get him over...

Texas AG Ken Paxton Faces Rejection In Whistleblower Case

Legal Showdown: Texas AG Ken Paxton Faces Appeals Court Rejection in Whistleblower Case! Allegations of Bribery, Misconduct, and a $3.3 Million Settlement Unveiled. What's...

Abbott: The Biggest Loser in the 88th Texas Legislature

Following one regular session and a subsequent series of four special sessions, Gov. Greg Abbott's political standing experienced a notable shift. During this period,...

With Vouchers Dead, Public Schools Win, But At What Cost?

As the Texas Legislative Session nears its end with just one day remaining, it's evident that Governor Greg Abbott's primary legislative goal —vouchers— is...

Texas’ Billion-Dollar Surplus In Limbo, While Education Funding Wanes

At the beginning of this year Texas made history boasting a staggering $32.7 billion surplus. Later, in October Comptroller Glenn Hegar unveiled an unforeseen...
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