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Kennedy is a recent graduate of the University of St.Thomas in Houston where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Celt Independent. Kennedy brings her experience of writing about social justice issues to the Texas Signal where she serves as our Political Reporter. She does everything from covering crime beats, Texas politics, and community activism. Kennedy is a passionate reporter, avid reader, coffee enthusiast, and loves to travel.

Harris County Adopts ‘Fair Chance’ policy

In a 3-2 vote, Harris County Commissioner’s Court voted to adopt the Fair Chance Policy, also known as “ban the box” for Harris County government job applications. This policy specifically removes the question of criminal history in the initial hiring process so...

Zohaib Qadri on his run for Austin City Council district 9

At 31-years-old progressive Democrat Zohaib Qadri has worked behind the scenes for some big name progressive politicians including Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former El Paso Congressman Beto O’ Rourke. But now Qadri is stepping into his own race hoping to...

Texas Energy reps pledge the lights will stay on this winter

Two representatives in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas held a press conference on Wednesday to discuss the changes their organizations have made to improve the electricity grid reliability for the winter.  “The ERCOT grid is stronger and more reliable...

Federal judge halts Texas social media law

On Wednesday, federal judge Robert Pitman blocked House Bill 20, a bill signed into law in September, that prohibits large social media platforms from censoring a user based on their viewpoints.  Republican officials like Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney...