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A longtime writer and journalist, Jessica was thrilled to join the Texas Signal where she could utilize her unique perspective on politics and culture. As the Features and Opinion Editor, she is responsible for coordinating editorials and segments from diverse authors. She is also the host of the podcast the Tex Mix, as well as the co-host for the weekly SignalCast. Jessica attended Harvard College, is a onetime fitness blogger, and has now transitioned to recreational runner (for which her joints are thankful).

Don Huffines is the most dangerous man in Texas

Greg Abbott’s newest executive order against COVID-19 vaccine mandates, banning any entity including a private business from issuing the health and safety protocol, is the latest sign that he is running an unabashedly ultra right-wing campaign. Abbott is on a mission...

A Conversation with a Texas Abortion Provider

The following is a conversation with Dr. Ghazaleh Moayedi, a Board Certified OB/GYN and Complex Family Planning specialist who provides birth and abortion care in Texas. She serves on the board of directors of Physicians for Reproductive Health and Texas Equal Access...

Attempted arson at Travis County Democratic Party’s office

An investigation is underway after an individual attempted to set fire to the Travis County Democratic Party’s office early Wednesday morning. In addition to throwing a Molotov cocktail, the suspect also left a threatening note. Surveillance cameras outside the office...

Latino Victory endorses veteran John Lira in TX-23

Even though redistricting maps have yet to be passed in the state legislature, candidates for the midterm election are announcing runs for several offices and endorsements are starting to roll in across the state. Latino Victory Fund, a progressive political action...