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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.

Houston Community Demands Changes to HISD Code of Conduct

The Texas Civil Rights Project, the Organizing Network for Education Houston, and other community members are sounding the alarm on policy changes they want in the Houston Independent School District Code of Conduct.  Both organizations expect the board to pass...

Trump Slams U.S. and Russia Exchange Proposal for Brittney Griner

Over the weekend, former President Donald Trump slammed the Biden administration’s plan with Russian officials to exchange WNBA player, Houston native Brittney Griner and former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan.  Trump specifically blamed Griner for her arrest and said it...

Senate Republicans From Texas Block Veterans Bill

On Wednesday, Senate Republicans successfully stalled the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act which aims to help provide better healthcare and benefits for veterans exposed to toxic chemicals and burn pits. Despite overwhelming support from House Republicans...

Beto’s Campaign Team Files To Unionize

On Thursday, 129 staffers from gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke’s statewide campaign made history as the first Texas campaign to run with a union contract.  The Texas AFL-CIO tweeted a celebratory congratulations to the team on their contract through the Office...

Texas Non-Profits Launch Statewide Voter Access Campaign

The Democracy from the Ground Up Coalition launched its campaign on Wednesday to pass 15 voting reforms in 15 counties across the state to increase voter access amidst the November midterm elections.  According to the coalition, which includes Move Texas, Common...