worked for eight years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, most of that time covering state and local politics. A native of Cedarhurst, New York, he has an undergraduate degree in journalism and psychology from New York University and a master's in economics from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Gov. Greg Abbott gave Texas lawmakers a 20-item agenda to tackle in a summer special session. Over the course of 29-days, the Legislature sent him bills addressing about half of those issues. Here's what got addressed and what died.
On this week's TribCast, Aman talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about how the special session might end now that we're at the halfway point and reports that Rick Perry might be Trump's next head of Homeland Security. Plus, an update on Dawnna Dukes' corruption case.
On this week's TribCast, Aman talks to Evan, Ross and Alexa about Gov. Greg Abbott's surprise signing of Senate Bill 4, how the law will impact Texans, and why the floor of the Texas House is generating so much drama this week.
On this week's Tribcast, Aman talks to Evan Patrick and Alexa about U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke's campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, the marathon House budget debate coming on Thursday, and the NCAA's stance on the bathroom bill.
State Rep. Dan Huberty, a Houston Republican and chairman of the House Public Education Committee, said Tuesday morning that school choice legislation has no path forward in the House during the current legislative session.
The Texas Senate took up its first two bills of the session on Tuesday: a wide-ranging ethics reform measure and a bill to punish local cities, counties and college campuses that act as sanctuary jurisdictions.
Before a joint session of the Texas House and Senate, Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to lay out his agenda for the session and designate some issues as emergency items. Watch our livestream beginning at 11 a.m. CST.
The Democratic National Committee is hosting a regional forum Saturday in Houston featuring candidates running to be the national party's next chair. The forum is being moderated by Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith.
Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by 9 points Tuesday in Texas on his way to winning the 2016 presidential election. Here's a look at margins of victory for Republicans since 1976 in presidential contests held in Texas.