is an engagement reporter for The Texas Tribune, which she joined in June 2017 after a stint as a fellow during the 85th Texas Legislature. She graduated in 2017 from The University of Texas at Austin’s School of Journalism. Cassi has previously reported for The Daily Texan, the university’s official student newspaper, and The Washington Examiner in Washington, D.C.
Republicans in the U.S. Senate pressed the pause button on efforts to overhaul the American health care system Tuesday, announcing a vote on their proposal — originally set for this week — wouldn't happen until after Congress returned from its July 4 recess.
Protesters with posters, Democratic officials and immigrants' rights groups descended on a federal courthouse in San Antonio Monday, marking the first skirmish in what could be a lengthy battle over the state's new immigration enforcement law — known as Senate Bill 4 or the "sanctuary cities" ban.
A long day is expected in San Antonio on Monday as U.S. District Judge Orlando Garciahears a lawsuit over Texas' controversial new immigration enforcement law. Expect more fireworks as the day continues.
The nation's high court on Monday sent a case involving the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager back to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. At issue is whether the teen's family can sue the U.S. border patrol agent who killed him.
After six weeks of court filings, press conferences and statements, a federal lawsuit over the controversial new immigration enforcement law in Texas, known as Senate Bill 4, will be heard today in San Antonio.
Texas’ largest four cities are now backing the legal fight against the new immigration enforcement law, with the city of Houston — the largest in the state — joining the table and adding its name to a lawsuit against Senate Bill 4 yesterday.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it was taking up a case from Wisconsin on partisan gerrymandering — but what could the move mean for Texas, a state entrenched in its own legal battle over redistricting maps?
In this week’s Q&A, we interview Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, director of the Laboratory of Mycology Research, professor of infectious diseases and vice chair of medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it was taking up a case from Wisconsin on political redistricting. What could the move mean for Texas, which is prepping for its own redistricting trial next month?
Round two on the "bathroom bill" begins at the Texas Capitol in less than one month — and only 44 percent of voters in the state think the issue is important, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Wedged between the end of the regular 85th legislative session and a fast approaching special session, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed 50 bills Thursday — the most a governor has issued since 2007 — while also signing multiple high-profile bills lawmakers sent to his desk earlier this year.
More than 50 percent of registered voters in Texas don't believe President Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy, while 35 percent think otherwise, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll.