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.
In this week's TribCast Emily talks with Evan, Julián and Alexa about the fight over in-state tuition for kids of undocumented immigrants, the San Antonio mayoral race and bills aimed at transgender Texans' use of public bathrooms.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Ross and Matthew about the abstinence fight in the House's overnight budget debate, a grand jury's opinions on UT Regent Wallace Hall and whether the state's health commissioner will keep his job.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Jay and Aman about Ted Cruz's presidential announcement, the differences between the House and Senate budgets and the Trib's major collaboration with the Houston Chronicle, "Blood Lessons."
In this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Ross and Jay about the presidential ambitions of Jeb Bush and Rand Paul, the gun bills moving in the Legislature and the fiscal needs of former lawmakers now at the helm of state agencies.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Ross, Neena and Patrick about Rep. Jonathan Stickland's "Former Fetus" sign, Gov. Rick Perry's presidential ambitions and the Trib's Undrinkable water quality project.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Ross and Jay about crumbling infrastructure at state agencies, the candidates to be the next UT-Austin president, and — what else — state Rep. David Simpson's stance on legalizing weed.
On this week's TribCast — the first sans Reeve! — Emily talks with Ross, Julian and Jim about the UT/TT Poll, the border security battle in the Legislature and tax cut proposals facing state lawmakers.
Check out our new landing page for Texas-centric coverage of the 2016 presidential election — from the will-he-won't-hes of Rick Perry and Ted Cruz to front-runners' swings through the Lone Star State.
Over the last two weeks, we've shared our 15-part multimedia series on how the state's explosive oil and gas growth is changing lives and fortunes across Texas. Take a look back at the Shale Life project in its entirety.
Watch live as Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith previews the 84th legislative session with state Sen. Robert Nichols and state Rep. Travis Clardy at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches.