is a reporting fellow at the Texas Tribune and a senior at the University of Texas at Austin where she studies journalism. She previously worked as an investigative reporting fellow with News21 – a national reporting project housed out of Arizona State University. She has also interned for the Austin American-Statesman and the Austin bureau of the San Antonio Express-News.
After more than two decades of effort by lawmakers to install a monument at the Capitol celebrating African-Americans, the main components of a bronze and granite memorial were quietly lowered onto the south lawn on Tuesday.
After an Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling struck down parts of that state's workers’ compensation law, Texas is now the only state offering companies a way to opt out of a state-run workers’ compensation system.
Months after releasing an opinion saying it could be illegal for school districts to reduce or repeal their local option homestead exemptions, Attorney General Ken Paxton immediately intervened in a lawsuit filed Thursday.
The publisher of a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook that scholars, elected officials and Hispanic activists have decried as racist and inaccurate is defending the high school text ahead of a public hearing.
As the debate over the legality of paid fantasy sports sites presses on in Texas, state Rep. Jonathan Stickland took to Twitter to bring attention to controversial comments he previously made about drugs and rape on a fantasy football forum.
Saying that a proposed Mexican-American studies textbook is "dripping with racism and intolerance," a group of educators and students is calling for the State Board of Education to reject the controversial book.
Public high school students can prepare for careers ranging from aerospace to life sciences – all while receiving college credits before graduation – under an initiative launched by Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday.
As Texas lawmakers consider filing legislation next year related to ride-hailing companies, they learned Tuesday that more than 30 states have passed laws calling for some level of regulation of companies like Uber and Lyft.