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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

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

On Friday the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that guaranteed federal protections for an abortion. In Texas, abortion will soon become illegal in due to the state’s “trigger law.” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has said the trigger law...

GOP Sees Victory in TX-34, but Only for Six Months

GOP Congressional Candidate Mayra Flores flipped a U.S. House seat on Tuesday, beating out Democrat Dan Sanchez by less than eight percentage points in a special election for Texas’ 34th Congressional District. Flores narrowly avoided a runoff in the four-way race...

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...