Posted on · After fleeing Honduras with her young son, Yulissa Pacheco, 24, spent her first days in the United States inside a border detention facility. Watch as she describes the nights she spent sleeping on mats and listening to mothers who were separated from their children weep.
Posted on · Former state Sen. Wendy Davis' 2013 filibuster of anti-abortion legislation was an unforgettable event for lawmakers and political observers on both sides of the aisle. Five years later, listen in as key players in the debate reflect on their longest night.
Posted on · State Rep. Kevin Roberts and retired Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw will face off in the May 22 Republican primary runoff for Texas' 2nd Congressional District. Hear where the Houston-area candidates stand on issues like the Hurricane Harvey response and gun safety.
Posted on · In a North Texas congressional district long represented by U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, Democrats Colin Allred and Lillian Salerno say their experience and know-how will help them flip the district.
Posted on · In an interview with The Texas Tribune, House Speaker Joe Straus discusses his surprise announcement that he won't seek re-election to the Texas Legislature
Posted on · We asked attendees at the Texas Federation of Republican Women convention in Dallas about President Donald Trump's handling of women's issues, the future of their party and the role of GOP leaders in women's health issues.
Posted on · Colleges are asking the state to pare back the state program that offers free tuition to veterans or their children. But key lawmakers in the Texas House don't want to mess with what's being offered to current veterans and their families.
Posted on · Parents of transgender children argue they are being left out of the conversation.
Posted on · More female veterans call Texas home than any other state in the country, according to 2015 figures. One nonprofit group in Houston ensures that female veterans get a safe space to receive counseling and learn from one another's experiences
Posted on · Convicted of five misdemeanor counts of illegally soliciting clients to his personal injury law practice, state Rep. Ron Reynolds is now without a license to practice law.
Posted on · Nearly three years after Texas enacted a law requiring some applicants for unemployment benefits to pass a drug test, the state has yet to test a single applicant, and it remains unclear when the program will get going.
Posted on · After the November election, the state Constitution could be amended in seven very different ways.
Posted on · Two of the nine constitutional amendments on the Nov. 5 ballot could benefit many of the 1.6 million veterans in Texas.
Posted on · Many Texans gauge the health of the Guadalupe River by the speed of their tubing trip. Given the drought conditions plaguing most of the state, people come prepared to walk. On a broader scale, the shallow spots are indicative of the growing demand on the spring-fed water source.
Posted on · The Military Veteran Peer Network's roughly 1,000 Texas veterans have overcome mental illness, or at least learned to manage it. Their mission now is to help other veterans, and the 83rd Legislature recognized the value of the volunteer network to the state’s growing veteran population.