is the night news editor at the Tribune. Before joining the Tribune in October 2015, Robert copy edited for several newspapers in and outside Texas. He also was a writer and editor for online global affairs website Stratfor and a project manager for newspaper publisher GateHouse Media. Robert is an Austin native and a UT-Austin graduate.
A tumultuous legislative session and the start of the 2016 presidential election cycle got Texans talking this year about everything from politics to pot. Here are six of the most-read columns featured on TribTalk in 2015.
The 14th Amendment to the Constitution makes clear that Texas has an obligation to make sure all children who are born in this state have a birth certificate issued shortly after birth — even those of undocumented immigrants — writes lawyer Jim George.
Texas politicians will go great lengths to make a necessary, legal, and constitutionally protected medical procedure nearly impossible to access in our state, writes Marva Sadler, director of clinical services at Whole Woman's Health.