2017 Year in Review

A lively legislative session — and a special session — that featured fights over bathrooms. Legal battles over abortion, immigration policy and political maps. A devastating hurricane. 2017 was filled with nonstop news in Texas. Here are the highlights.

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News in 2017 was relentless.

Texas lawmakers met for an explosive legislative session that nearly ended in blows. The governor called an ambitious special session, a hurricane ravaged the coast and scandals rocked the state's members of Congress.

The Texas Tribune was there to cover it all. Here are some of our most-read stories from the year that didn't stop:

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