is editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune. Under her leadership, the Tribune has won six national Edward R. Murrow Awards, IRE's Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism and a general excellence award from the Online News Association. Before coming aboard as one of the Tribune’s original reporters, Ramshaw spent six years at The Dallas Morning News, where she broke national stories about sexual abuse inside Texas’ youth lock-ups, reported from inside a West Texas polygamist compound, uncovered “fight clubs” inside state institutions for the disabled and investigated a series of deadly transplants where patients received rabies-tainted organs. The Texas APME named Ramshaw its 2008 Star Reporter of the Year.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Jay and Ross about liquor regulators partying on the taxpayer dime, Energy Secretary Rick Perry's high interest in a historic Texas A&M student body election and the likelihood of a special legislative session.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Aman about Gov. Greg Abbott's budget priorities, his comments on local control, the school choice drama in the Legislature and AG Ken Paxton's concerns about Muslim prayer in a public school.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the overnight "bathroom bill" hearing, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's tense relationship with the Texas House and a House plan to infuse Texas public schools with more cash.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Alexa about the debate over school choice in the Texas Legislature, the fight over same-sex marriage benefits before the Texas Supreme Court and surreptitious video recordings in the Texas House.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the details of the latest UT/TT poll, President Trump's plans to pull back federal transgender bathroom guidelines and the flap over congressional town hall meetings.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Morgan about Sold Out, the Tribune's child sex-trafficking project; Gov. Greg Abbott's war of words with the NFL; and whether state lawmakers will tap into the Rainy Day Fund.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Alexa, Aman and Patrick about the hunt for Tom Brady's missing jersey, the Texas Senate's fight over "sanctuary" cities and Syrian refugees arriving in Texas amid President Trump's travel ban.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about what's in store for the impending legislative session — including what services may be on the chopping block in the biennial budget.
On this week's TribCast — the last of 2016 — Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Aman about Texas kicking Planned Parenthood out of the Medicaid program and Donald Trump's consideration of two Texas ag commissioners (one current, one former) as agriculture secretary.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Patrick and Abby about Donald Trump's selections of Rick Perry and Rex Tillerson to his cabinet, Ken Paxton's battle in the "war on Christmas," Greg Abbott's wait-and-see approach to bathroom legislation and a fight over melted cheese in D.C.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Patrick, Alexa, Jim and Julian about the state's new rules governing fetal remains, Sid Miller's latest turn in the headlines, bills governing taxes on tampons and the Trib's yearlong Bordering on Insecurity Project.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talked to Evan, Ross and Patrick about House Speaker Joe Straus' remarks at a pre-legislative symposium and the Texan behind Donald Trump's unfounded allegations of voter fraud.