is an investigative reporting fellow at The Texas Tribune and a journalism and government senior at the University of Texas at Austin. She spent most of her college career at The Daily Texan, where she worked as the city-state reporter and, most recently, managing editor. Jackie has also worked at the El Paso Times as a reporting intern and the Austin American-Statesman as a social content producer.
A local Austin coffee bar has been fighting the TABC since 2015 for the right to sell crowlers, aluminum cans filled with draft beer and sealed with a pull tab lid. Legislators are trying to prevent similar conflicts in the future.
Two state lawmakers say they'd like to question Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission officials about a Texas Tribune investigation that highlighted out-of-state trips the state liquor regulators took to lavish resorts as far away as Hawaii.