was a 2022 fall reporting fellow. A Massachusetts native, he is a senior at Northwestern University, where he studies journalism and French. Previously, he interned at the Wenatchee (Wash.) World, where he covered agriculture, local government, and community issues. He has served as the editor-in-chief of campus magazine North by Northwestern. When he's not in a newsroom, Trent probably is busy browsing Twitter, watching horror movies or cooking boxed mac and cheese.
Voters elected Christian Manuel Hayes to House District 22 in Beaumont, Venton Jones to HD-100 in Dallas, Salman Bhojani to HD-92 in Tarrant County and Suleman Lalani to HD-76 in Fort Bend County. Full Story
The land commissioner manages public land, enforces mineral rights leases, controls the Texas Permanent School Fund, distributes natural disaster relief funding and is responsible for the Alamo. Full Story
The lawsuit, filed Thursday, claims Google illegally collects and indefinitely stores information about Texans’ facial geometry and voiceprints without their consent, even if they’re not the ones using Google devices. Full Story
The land commissioner manages the Texas General Land Office, which manages the Alamo, administers natural disaster relief funding and helps fund public education. The seat is open after incumbent George P. Bush lost his primary bid for attorney general. Full Story
In a visit to Texas’ capital, Harris rallied the state’s voters around protecting reproductive and voting rights at the ballot box next month by keeping Democrats in power in Congress. The topic of immigration was absent from Harris’ speeches Saturday. Full Story