Reeve, Emily, Ross and Evan talk about U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman's decision to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, how the 2014 election brackets shaped up, and potential job openings at the University of Texas at Austin.Full Story
Reeve Hamilton covers higher education and politics for The Texas Tribune and hosts the Tribune's weekly podcast. His writing has also appeared in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Massachusetts, he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet Saturday to name the interim president of Texas A&M University, whose current president is departing to become chancellor of the University of Missouri.Full Story
State Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, snagged the endorsement of HOMEPAC, the Texas Association of Builders' political action committee, his campaign announced on Tuesday.Full Story
The Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee has endorsed state Sen. Ken Paxton, R-McKinney, a candidate for attorney general.Full Story
The University of Texas System Board of Regents plans to discuss the employment of University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers during a closed-door executive session at its board meeting on Thursday.
University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall's appearance before the legislative committee that is considering recommending his impeachment remains up in the air following an exchange between lawyers on Thursday.Full Story
Outgoing Texas A&M University President R. Bowen Loftin has been officially named the new chancellor of the University of Missouri.Full Story
The push to curb grade inflation at Texas public colleges and universities will be back in the next legislative session, state Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, said Wednesday.Full Story
Reeve, Ross, Emily and Ayan chat about Wendy Davis' tax returns, the Republican candidates vying to be the state's next attorney general, drone deliveries and the future of the filibuster.Full Story
In a letter sent to the Texas congressional delegation on Tuesday, a coalition of public and private higher education leaders shared their concerns about the effects of federal sequestration on university research and education in the state.Full Story
In a new web video, attorney general candidate Dan Branch focuses on protecting the state's elections laws, concluding with a pledge to "stop Obama's Department of Justice from overturning our Texas voter ID law."Full Story
State Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, who is vying to be the state’s next attorney general, filed an amicus brief on Friday encouraging the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm abortion restrictions approved by the Legislature.Full Story
With less than three months before early voting starts in the primary, the race to succeed Attorney General Greg Abbott is still up in the air as the candidates vie for the public's attention in a crowded Republican field.Full Story
Reeve, Morgan, Ben and Evan give an update on who is officially on and off the statewide Democratic ticket, review the latest from the State Board of Education, and mull the significance of a lawmaker's forgotten weapon.Full Story
UPDATED: The Texas State University System released a statement on Monday confirming that Ricardo Maestas has officially resigned as president of Sul Ross State University in Alpine.Full Story