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Fernando covers Texas politics and government at the Texas Signal. Before joining the Signal, Fernando spent two years at the Houston Chronicle and previously interned at Houston’s NPR station News 88.7. He is a graduate of the University of Houston, Jack J. Valenti School of Communication, and enjoys reading, highlighting things, and arguing on social media. You can follow him on Twitter at @fernramirez93 or email at fernando@texassignal.com

Austin decriminalizes marijuana, bans no-knock warrants

Austin voters over the weekend overwhelmingly voted in favor of Proposition A, a city ordinance to eliminate enforcement of low-level marijuana offenses and ban the use of no-knock warrants by Austin police. Eighty-six percent of Austinies voted in favor of Prop...