is the Tribune's managing editor. Previously, the Austin native worked as a national correspondent for Reuters, writing and editing stories about Texas and nearby states and overseeing a network of freelance writers. Before joining Reuters, she covered Texas government and politics for the Austin American-Statesman, writing about everything from gubernatorial races to food stamp application backlogs. She spent her first year at the Statesman writing for the newspaper's weekly Spanish-language publication. She has also worked in Mexico City, where she wrote for publications including the Miami Herald's Mexico edition, Latin Trade magazine and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Her first reporting job was at the El Paso Times. Corrie is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied journalism and Spanish.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: State lawmakers vow to champion a hurricane protection system for the Texas coast, Vista Ridge pipeline opponents win a small victory and an interview with water rights expert Charles Porter.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Thousands of STAAR exams are affected by a computer glitch, a study shows grades improve with 20 more minutes of sleep, and a Q&A with Tracy Weeden, president and CEO of Neuhaus Education Center.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Health newsletter: Abused children in Texas are being left longer in psychiatric facilities, prices for some of the country's top drugs have increased more than 100 percent in recent years and an interview with David Earnest, a professor at Texas A&M University.
In Leon Toubin's dreams, Jewish life would again be vibrant in Brenham, where he cares for the synagogue where generations of his family worshipped. But Jews are not moving to Brenham, so Toubin has arranged to move Texas' oldest Orthodox synagogue to Austin.
State leaders tout the so-called Texas miracle – the idea that the economy here is thriving thanks to their small-government approach. But not everyone benefits. Here are the stories of six Texans who've found little relief in the Texas miracle.
State leaders in business-friendly Texas have been reluctant to put new limits on any industry, and a lack of regulation is being acutely felt by the low-income borrowers to whom the payday and auto-title lending industry most often caters.
There were 84 Hispanic veterinarians in Texas in 2010, making up less than 2 percent of the state’s 5,728 veterinarians, according to the 2014 book Changing Texas, whose lead author, Steve H. Murdock, is the former state demographer.
The oil boom has brought jobs and prosperity to Midland and Odessa, but it has also driven up housing prices, making it difficult for the Department of Family and Protective Services to hire caseworkers.