Texas Legislative Round-Up: Week Four

Texas Legislative Round-Up: Week Four

Welcome to the Texas Legislative Round-up! We are here to break down the latest Texas Legislative session in Austin. Every week, we’ll give you the honest take on the news that impacts you – without pretending it doesn’t.  Week in Review This was a slow week at...

Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc Across Texas

Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc Across Texas

For many Texans, a palpable and frustrating sense of déjà vu settled in after a winter storm left thousands without power. Though the circumstances surrounding this storm, as opposed to Uri, are quite different, that’s little comfort to those without heat or...

The Texas GOP’s darling: Jeff Younger

The Texas GOP’s darling: Jeff Younger

Jeff Younger is not a household name for most Texans, but he has been a dominant figure in Texas Republican politics over the last three years. He has built a prominent profile within the Texas GOP and was a catalyst in the effort to pass discriminatory legislation...

Rallies Against Police Violence Across Texas

Rallies Against Police Violence Across Texas

Across Texas, activists and community members protested after video emerged showing a brutal (and fatal) act of violence by the police against a young Black man in Memphis. On Friday evening, the Memphis Police Department released a video that they were warning was a...

Musings: ambition kills

Musings: ambition kills

Welcome back to Musings. We've missed you, dear readers. It’s long been said that the United States Senate is populated with people who steadfastly believe they will one day be President of the United States.  No one exemplifies that axiom better than Texas Senator...

Texas Legislative Round-Up: Week Three

Texas Legislative Round-Up: Week Three

Welcome to the Texas Legislative Roundup! We are here to break down the latest of the Texas Legislative session in Austin. Every week, we’ll give you the honest take on the news that impacts you – without pretending it doesn’t.  Week in Review Things are...

The Real Child Of The Amber Alert

The Real Child Of The Amber Alert

On January 13, 1996, Amber Hagerman was taken near her grandparents’ home in Arlington, Texas. The 9-year-old was riding her bike in an abandoned parking lot when she was abducted by a person driving a pickup track. An extensive manhunt throughout North Texas...

Texas Legislative Round-up: Week Two

Texas Legislative Round-up: Week Two

Welcome to the Texas Legislative Roundup! We are here to break down the latest on the Texas Legislative session in Austin. Every week, we’ll give you the honest take on the news that impacts you – without pretending it doesn’t.  Week in Review Governor Greg Abbott and...

Texas College Campuses Ban TikTok

Texas College Campuses Ban TikTok

The war against TikTok has gone to a new level in Texas. Several colleges in Texas, including the University of Texas, have blocked access to TikTok on their campus WiFi after a directive from Governor Greg Abbott. The University of North Texas has also banned the app...