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JM Lozano turns his back on immigrants

The history of Texas and of the United States is one of constant change and renewal, with waves of settlement and immigration changing the...

Shaheen’s Hairy Situation

A new bill, H.B. 1705, proposed by State Rep. Matt Shaheen, R-Plano will no longer require cosmetologists and barbers to have a license to...

Analysis: Texas conservatives, in search of a new nemesis

When longtime U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy died in 2009, an irreverent Texas political consultant predicted the people who raise money for the...

Getting through to your elected reps can be hard. These tips can help.

If you’ve ever tried to contact your representative’s office and gotten no response, you’re not alone. Many citizens find themselves in these...

Gov. Abbott’s war on Austin’s homeless explained

Governor Greg Abbott has given the city of Austin until Nov. 1 to reduce its homeless population. If “consequential improvement” is not...

One Problem, Multiple Approaches: How Texas Cities Addressed Homelessness in 2019

The state’s most vulnerable populations aren’t always in a position to vote for their elected officials, but they remain among the most affected by city hall’s political decisions.

Five Facts About New Texas Driver’s Licenses

Texas is releasing new driver’s licenses and identification cards. What does that mean? Is yours defunct?  Here are the...

Jobless Claims in Texas Soar

The number of Texans filing for unemployment benefits last week totaled 275,597, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This is a...

Leaked Audio Captures Gov. Abbott Admitting Reopening Texas Would Increase Coronavirus Cases

As Gov. Greg Abbott was letting his stay-home order expire and allowing restaurants, malls, retail stores and beaches to reopen over the...

Concerns Mount About State’s Contact Tracing Plan

Texas awarded a $295 million contract to Frisco-based company MTX to institute a massive contact tracing program for use during the COVID-19...

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