Aerial shot of downtown Houston from the Montrose neighborhood during the "Tax Day Flood" on April 18, 2016.
Aerial shot of downtown Houston from the Montrose neighborhood during the "Tax Day Flood" on April 18, 2016.

Boomtown, Flood Town: Unchecked development and the risks for Houston

Rapid development continues in Houston, creating some economic gains but also contributing to flood risks. This project, done in partnership with ProPublica, looks at those risks and the debate over what to do.

 
 

New in TribTalk: The future of abortion access in Texas

Lara Chelian, center, and her mother, Renee Chelian, both abortion providers from Michigan, hold signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is argued inside on March 2, 2016. The case is focused on the Texas law known as House Bill 2.
Lara Chelian, center, and her mother, Renee Chelian, both abortion providers from Michigan, hold signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is argued inside on March 2, 2016. The case is focused on the Texas law known as House Bill 2.

No matter the outcome of the election back on Nov. 8, those who work to protect abortion access in Texas were never going to be able to rest, writes Texas Equal Access Fund Executive Director Nan Little Kirkpatrick.