More than a year before Texas Gov. Greg Abbott punished Travis County — yanking away $1.5 million in state grants — for scaling back cooperation wi...
Feb 22, 2017 12:01 AM
Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click  here . Elected officials can be effective in the shor...
Feb 22, 2017 12:01 AM
More Texans than not believe the quality of the state’s public education system is pretty good, but it’s not a majority point of view, according to...
Feb 22, 2017 12:01 AM
State Rep. Ron Reynolds  marks an unusual anniversary Wednesday: one full year without filing a single campaign finance report. On Tuesday, the sta...
Feb 22, 2017 12:01 AM
Top Texas Republicans unveiled legislation Tuesday that would overhaul the state’s voter identification rules, an effort to comply with court rulin...
Feb 21, 2017 7:23 PM
Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks ruled Tuesday afternoon that Texas clinics affiliated with Pl...
Feb 21, 2017 5:07 PM
Texas Democrats in Congress are bracing for the possibility of the Trump administration ending benefits  for people who were brought into the Unite...
Feb 21, 2017 3:48 PM
*Clarification appended Responding to a sexual assault scandal that has rocked Baylor University over the past two years, Sen. Kirk Watson , D-Aust...
Feb 21, 2017 3:11 PM
Editor's note: This story has been updated with a statement from U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul. The Trump administration on Tuesday moved one step close...
Feb 21, 2017 11:14 AM
Editor's note: If you'd like The Brief in your inbox every weekday, subscribe here. Tribune today Most Texans aren't convinced regulating bathrooms...
Feb 21, 2017 7:00 AM
How the crusade against sex trafficking in Texas has left child victims behind. A week after the Texas Tribune’s Sold Out series examined how the s...
Feb 21, 2017 12:01 AM
Opposition to legal marijuana is dropping in Texas, with fewer than one in five respondents to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll sa...
Feb 21, 2017 12:01 AM
Texans want to dump the previous president’s signature health care program, but only a small minority want to move on without replacing it, accordi...
Feb 21, 2017 12:01 AM
Brenda Medina spends most of her time in the classroom translating lessons for her Corpus Christi ISD fourth-graders into English and Spanish becau...
Feb 21, 2017 12:01 AM
A majority of Texans support banning Syrian refugees and blocking individuals from seven countries from entering the United States, according to th...
Feb 21, 2017 12:01 AM