is a junior at Northwestern University and a spring reporting fellow. She has worked as a business development intern at New Enterprise Associates and as The Daily Northwestern’s campus editor, overseeing coverage of student protests and the COVID-19 pandemic on Northwestern’s campus. Megan is also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and Northwestern’s mock trial team.
After Texas workers were praised during the pandemic, many thought lawmakers would increase protections or benefits. But advocacy groups say they spent a lot of time playing defense on bills that could hurt workers. Full Story
GOP bills that sought to restrict or punish transition-related health care, like puberty blockers, missed key deadlines. But LGBTQ advocates say the mere specter that such measures could become law does mental health damage to transgender people. Full Story
The upper chamber Wednesday passed Senate Bill 1646, which is among several other bills that advocacy groups say erode the rights of transgender Texans. But it’s unclear what the legislation’s chances are in the House. Full Story
Turner’s death in Baytown was partially captured on video by a bystander. Her family has filed a federal lawsuit that goes to trial next month, and the officer has been indicted on an aggravated assault charge. Full Story