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.
A new movie looking at the life of a black patient whose cancerous cells were used for research and profit without her consent has prompted some doctors to reflect on racial disparities in health care.
After a two-week break in their home districts, Texas congressional delegation members are returning to Washington on Tuesday for a bustling week that could include another attempt to repeal Obamacare.
A panel of federal judges ruled Thursday that lawmakers in 2011 intentionally diluted the political strength of minority voters in a number of House districts across Texas — a move that either violated the U.S. Constitution or the Voting Rights Act.