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Emily Ramshaw

Emily Ramshaw 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.

Recent Contributions

Graphic by Todd Wiseman

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Ramshaw on how much the state pays workers for unused vacation, Aguilar with the latest on voter ID, Tan and Dehn take a multimedia approach to the Women's Health Program controversy, Hamilton on an outcomes-based higher ed funding model, Murphy's new and improved election brackets, Root on how state money is being spent to attract sports events, Grissom with an update on Michael Morton's wrongful conviction and Aaronson's latest on Texas' growing economy: The best of our best content from March 12 to March 16, 2012.

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Gov. Rick Perry in his Capitol office on Feb. 21, 2012. Bob Daemmrich

A States' Rights Strategy

Gone are the deer-in-the-headlights “oops” moments, the campaign blooper reels. They’ve been replaced with the familiar Texas governor beating his drum against the federal government, this time on women’s health and voter fraud. 

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