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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).

The Truth About Climate Change in Schools

Katie Worth is an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award-winning investigative journalist, who was most recently with the PBS series “Frontline.” Her latest book is “Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America.” The book charts how climate change is (and isn’t)...

A Wild New Shakeup in the Republican AG Primary

The Republican primary in the Attorney General’s race had another wild twist Monday evening when Louie Gohmert, the Tea Party congressman and outspoken Trump enthusiast, declared he was officially a candidate. Gohmert had fueled speculation that he was going to run...

Beto is the Healthcare Candidate

In his announcement video for governor, Beto O’Rourke made it clear that, unlike Greg Abbott, he has a “bold vision” for Texas. And in these early days of his campaign there is one area that he is really hammering that point: healthcare. Just hours after launching his...

Meet the new Census Director from Texas

Last week, Robert Santos was confirmed by the Senate to take over the Census Bureau. Santos, who was born in San Antonio, will be the first Latino census director and only the second person of color to oversee the Census. Santos brings a broad array of statistical...

Paxton v. Biden: Vaccine Edition

Ken Paxton has made no secret over his glee of suing the Biden administration over everything from immigration to LGBTQ workplace protections. But his latest batch of lawsuits all concern one thing: the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. After President Biden first announced a...