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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.

Federal judge grants Oct. 1 hearing on anti-abortion law

After the United States Department of Justice filed a preliminary injunction/restraining order against Texas in another attempt to halt Senate Bill 8, a federal judge granted the Biden administration a hearing on Oct. 1 to review temporarily banning the anti-abortion...

Tropical Storm Nicholas is coming to Texas

Tropical Storm Nicholas is expected to make landfall Monday evening predominately impacting the Gulf Coast region of Texas and parts of Louisiana.  According to a report by the National Hurricane Center, Nicholas is expected to produce 8 to 16 inches of total...

DOJ preparing to challenge anti-abortion law

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Department of Justice is urgently exploring all options to challenge Senate Bill 8, Texas’ anti-abortion bill that went into effect Sept. 1. And according to reports, the Biden administration is preparing to file a...

SCOTUS refuses to block abortion ban

 Late Wednesday night in a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block SB 8, a law that bans abortion at six weeks and rewards private citizens $10,000 for successfully bounty hunting abortion providers. The five conservative leaning justices Clarence...