runs the Tribune’s social media efforts. A graduate of UT-Austin, Bobby spent his first year out of college at The Dallas Morning News as a reporting fellow, covering Texas politics and breaking news. He got his start in journalism in the poorly lit basement of The Daily Texan, followed by internships at the Houston Chronicle, KUT News and yes, the Tribune. Born and raised in the Houston area, Bobby is a native Texan. He relies on a steady supply of Tex-Mex and Red Bull to survive.
This year, 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.
After The Washington Post published a report Thursday alleging U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama sought sexual encounters with underage girls decades ago, his would-be colleagues from Texas are facing tough questions.
More than 50 are dead in Las Vegas after a gunman fired on a crowd of music festival attendees outside a resort in Las Vegas, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history according to the Associated Press.
We are kicking off the 2017 Texas Tribune Festival with a free, open-to-the-public community forum on race and justice. Join MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and Slate’s Jamelle Bouie for a community forum on race and justice at 1 p.m.