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Kirby Wilson

Kirby Wilson is a reporting fellow for the Texas Tribune. Previously, Kirby worked as a politics reporter for the Tampa Bay Times, his hometown paper, and as a staff writer for the Duke Chronicle. He graduated from Duke in the spring of 2017 with an English degree and alarming levels of debt.

Recent Contributions

Bob Daemmrich for the Texas Tribune

Texas House approves "compromise" city annexation bill

Legislation that would allow Texans to vote on whether cities in large counties can annex areas outside of their limits — a contentious issue that prompted a filibuster in May — got one step closer to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk Friday.

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Former Texas Gov. Mark White dead at 77

Mark White, who served as the governor of Texas from 1983 to 1987, has died at 77. Among his notable achievements was the legislation he signed that included the famous "no-pass, no play" law.

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Fracking, not hacking, has Texas GOP congressmen mad at Russia

Congressmen Lamar Smith and Randy Weber wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury alleging that American environmental groups are being funded by Russia. Critics say the Texas Republicans are trying to divert attention from President Trump's Russia problems.

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