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.
Sunday's shooting in the San Antonio-area town of Sutherland Springs is the deadliest mass shooting at a place of worship in American history — and it's also the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.
Gov. Greg Abbott wants Congress to fork over another $61 billion for infrastructure purposes after Hurricane Harvey's destruction — and he was in D.C. on Tuesday to make his case to congressional leaders.