Travis County Leads on Housing Reform

Travis County Leads on Housing Reform

As Austin continues to grow dramatically and skyrocketing rent prices have left many residents unable to find safe and stable housing, the Travis County Commissioners Court, led by newly-elected Travis County Judge Andy Brown, has passed multiple innovative policy...

A Conversation with a Texas Abortion Provider

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...

Texas House committee advances anti-trans sports bill

Texas House committee advances anti-trans sports bill

The House Committee on Constitutional Rights & Remedies voted Wednesday evening to advance House Bill 25, legislation that would ban trans youth from playing on sports teams consistent with their gender identity. If passed, a student’s official birth certificate...

What should Fort Hood be renamed?

What should Fort Hood be renamed?

Fort Hood in Central Texas is one of the largest U.S. military bases in the world. Home to 40,000 soldiers, it serves as the headquarters for the III Corps, arguably the most powerful corps in the U.S. Army due to the number of armored units. It is also named after a...

Breaking down the annual defense bill

Breaking down the annual defense bill

The National Defense Authorization Act is one of the most important pieces of legislation that goes through Congress as it’s the bill that sets the defense budget for the United States. The 2022 NDAA (the federal government’s fiscal year starts on October 1) is...

Federal regulators urge tougher rules for Texas power grid

Federal regulators urge tougher rules for Texas power grid

Federal officials released more than two dozen recommendations on Wednesday aimed at preventing the Texas electrical grid from failing again as it did in February. The blackouts, which were the result of freezing temperatures wrought by Winter Storm Uri, left millions...