Posted on · Our Facebook community, This Is Your Texas, spent the month of April discussing Texas education policy. With the state education agency expected to announce a plan to overhaul special education programs in public schools, we asked members of our community what questions they have about such services — and turned to a disability rights advocate for help answering them.
Posted on · If history is any guide, candidates that earned first place in their primary race are likely to win their runoff — especially if they finished with a lead of more than 10 percentage points. But there are instances when second-place primary finishers come out on top.
Posted on · For Texans with severe epilepsy, a new treatment recently became legal: medical cannabis oil. As the state’s first dispensaries open, we followed two families trying the medication to reduce seizures. Watch our video documentary, “Out of Options.”
Posted on · Benefits for Texas teachers have been a point of contention between educators and lawmakers for years — and often a hot topic at the Legislature. But where does Texas fall nationally when it comes to teacher pay, health care and retirement benefits?
Posted on · Damage from heavy trucks has battered local roads in and around the state's oil fields, and many counties want the state to help pay for repairs and maintenance. Will lawmakers take action?
Posted on · Students across Texas are taking state standardized tests this week. Take some of the tests' most difficult questions to see if you'd pass.
Posted on · Labor groups are praising Democrat Laura Moser's campaign for its collective bargaining agreement. But some argue campaigns are too unpredictable to guarantee workers the benefits that come with unionizing
Posted on · The Texas House is in the midst of a months-long scramble for control. Here's an updated look at who is running to lead the chamber after Speaker Joe Straus steps down as well as who may soon throw their hats in the ring.
Posted on · Angela Paxton is the favorite to win a Texas Senate seat and have a vote on the state budget, which includes funding for her husband’s office. Legal experts and ethics lawyers weigh in on how such a situation is addressed in Texas law
Posted on · President Donald Trump has asked former national campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson to rejoin the Trump Campaign as a senior adviser. Before joining Trump's orbit in 2015, Pierson had been a fixture in Texas Tea Party politics.
Posted on · If no candidate in a primary election receives a majority of the vote, the top two vote-getters go head-to-head in a runoff. Here's everything you need to know about how they work and how to vote
Posted on · Vote counts Tuesday night once again showed how Texas is a red state. Despite an early rush to the polls, Republicans cast more ballots than Democrats in the 2018 primaries
Posted on · The Texas Tribune wants to hear from young Texans about gun violence in America
Posted on · How do I know if I’m registered to vote? What am I voting on? How do runoffs work? We've got answers to the basic questions about how to cast a ballot in the March 6 Republican and Democratic primaries in Texas.
Posted on · The state has approved three dispensaries to provide cannabis oil to seizure patients. But with only 17 doctors able to prescribe it, the oils still can be tough to secure.