was a reporting fellow in 2020. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was the projects editor at The Daily Texan, started the paper’s first legislative newsletter and worked as a news editor and reporter. Chase previously had internships at the Austin American-Statesman, the San Antonio Express-News and The Dallas Morning News.
Fort Worth ISD fired Georgia Clark after she asked President Trump on Twitter in May to "remove the illegals from Fort Worth." The Texas Education Agency reversed their decision late last month mostly on procedural grounds, but the school district plans to appeal. Full Story
Several nonprofits, local governments and philanthropy organizations have formed Texas Counts, a coalition aimed at ensuring an accurate census count in 2020, which could affect representation in Congress and billions in federal funding. Full Story
On Nov. 5, voters have the chance to change the Texas Constitution to ensure retired law enforcement animals can be adopted by their handlers, erasing a decades-old requirement that government property must be sold or destroyed when no longer in use. Full Story