is the investigative fellow for the Texas Tribune. She is a junior at the University of Texas at Austin, where she is seeking a degree in journalism with a certification in human rights and social justice. Previously, she has worked with The Daily Texan, where she wrote for the Life and Arts department, written for The Austin Chronicle and produced radio features for The Texas Standard. She has also interned with the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies and the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law. As a member of the UT chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, she has also produced investigative work with a focus on the borderlands and immigration in partnership with the Austin American-Statesman. This semester, she will also be working on launching a Spanish-language online media resource for the Central Texas area.
State Rep. Eric Johnson said he plans to file legislation that would halt the practice of soliciting letters from elected officials supporting or opposing housing developments being considered for federal tax credits.