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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

Abortion Caravan Tour Kicks Off in Austin

On Tuesday, abortion activists began traveling to Mississippi as part of a “Liberate Abortion Caravan,” a journey from Austin to Mississippi to raise awareness about the nationwide attack on abortion rights. The caravan departs from Austin on Tuesday, will stop in...

How the Starbucks Union Movement Kicked Off in Texas

More and more Starbucks stores in Texas are beginning to unionize, part of a nationwide trend that has seen dozens of locations in the country organize and win union representation.  In Texas, several have already filed petitions and are awaiting an election to...