Greg Abbott cancels in-person NRA convention appearance in wake of Uvalde mass shooting

Greg Abbott cancels in-person NRA convention appearance in wake of Uvalde mass shooting The Republican…

Tale of two senators: Cruz doubles down against gun regulation while Cornyn leads GOP in negotiations

Tale of two senators: Cruz doubles down against gun regulation while Cornyn leads GOP in negotiations …

Why 18-year-olds can buy AR-15s in Texas but not handguns

Why 18-year-olds can buy AR-15s in Texas but not handguns This week’s massacre in Uvalde…

Two critical Democratic runoffs in South Texas remain too close to call. Here’s what comes next.

Two critical Democratic runoffs in South Texas remain too close to call. Here’s what comes next. …

Authorities took an hour to stop Uvalde gunman, raising questions about law enforcement response

Authorities took an hour to stop Uvalde gunman, raising questions about law enforcement response Officials…

Texas lawmakers again want to “harden” schools. But security efforts are lacking, and experts question their worth.

Texas lawmakers again want to “harden” schools. But security efforts are lacking, and experts question their…

Watch: Texas officials hold press conference to address police response to mass shooting at Uvalde elementary school

Watch: Texas officials hold press conference to address police response to mass shooting at Uvalde elementary…

Uvalde has prayed for victims elsewhere. Now, mourners here pray for one another.

Uvalde has prayed for victims elsewhere. Now, mourners here pray for one another. Bleachers of…

Texas has some safety requirements for public schools — but leaves most of the particulars up to education officials

Texas has some safety requirements for public schools — but leaves most of the particulars up…

A day after school shooting, Uvalde’s tight-knit community prays, donates blood and grieves

A day after school shooting, Uvalde’s tight-knit community prays, donates blood and grieves Many in…

Here’s how to help Uvalde shooting victims, survivors and their families

Here’s how to help Uvalde shooting victims, survivors and their families Nineteen children and two…

This time, Gov. Greg Abbott has few suggestions on how the state might prevent future mass shootings

This time, Gov. Greg Abbott has few suggestions on how the state might prevent future mass…

“What do we say?” Texas parents struggle with kids’ questions over Uvalde shooting

“What do we say?” Texas parents struggle with kids’ questions over Uvalde shooting As the…

Texas state bar files professional misconduct lawsuit against Ken Paxton for attempt to overturn 2020 presidential elections

Texas state bar files professional misconduct lawsuit against Ken Paxton for attempt to overturn 2020 presidential…

Gov. Greg Abbott won’t say whether he plans to attend NRA convention in Houston on Friday

Gov. Greg Abbott won’t say whether he plans to attend NRA convention in Houston on Friday …

Beto O’Rourke confronts Texas Gov. Greg Abbott at Uvalde press conference: “This is on you”

Beto O’Rourke confronts Texas Gov. Greg Abbott at Uvalde press conference: “This is on you” …

Hours after Uvalde school shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott attended a fundraiser 300 miles away

Hours after Uvalde school shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott attended a fundraiser 300 miles away A…

Watch live: Gov. Greg Abbott, state leaders and law enforcement press conference about Uvalde school shooting at 12:30 p.m.

Watch live: Gov. Greg Abbott, state leaders and law enforcement press conference about Uvalde school shooting…

Uvalde elementary school shooter chronicled his actions on social media, Gov. Greg Abbott says

Uvalde elementary school shooter chronicled his actions on social media, Gov. Greg Abbott says The…

Moderate Democrats win two key South Texas runoffs, while another is too close to call

Moderate Democrats win two key South Texas runoffs, while another is too close to call …

Texas drought strengthens its grip, triggering wildfires, water restrictions and crop disasters

Texas drought strengthens its grip, triggering wildfires, water restrictions and crop disasters Hundreds of wildfires…

“We are in mourning”: As parents awaited news, Uvalde residents processed their shock and grief

“We are in mourning”: As parents awaited news, Uvalde residents processed their shock and grief …

Top Texas Republicans resist gun control and push for more armed teachers and police at schools in wake of Uvalde shooting

Top Texas Republicans resist gun control and push for more armed teachers and police at schools…

Dawn Buckingham and Jay Kleberg will face off to be Texas’ next land commissioner in November

Dawn Buckingham and Jay Kleberg will face off to be Texas’ next land commissioner in November …

Texas GOP primary runoff results show most legislative incumbents prevailing, bucking past trends

Texas GOP primary runoff results show most legislative incumbents prevailing, bucking past trends In Texas…

Jasmine Crockett secures Democratic nomination to succeed U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson

Jasmine Crockett secures Democratic nomination to succeed U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson The state representative…

George P. Bush’s defeat could be the end of the line for a four-generation political dynasty

George P. Bush’s defeat could be the end of the line for a four-generation political dynasty …

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton successfully fends off George P. Bush in GOP primary runoff

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton successfully fends off George P. Bush in GOP primary runoff …

Hurricanes may be stronger, more frequent this year, NOAA says

Hurricanes may be stronger, more frequent this year, NOAA says The agency says there’s a…

Texas’ Fort Hood likely to be renamed for first Hispanic four-star general instead of Confederate general

Texas’ Fort Hood likely to be renamed for first Hispanic four-star general instead of Confederate general …

At least 14 children injured, 1 teacher killed in school shooting in Uvalde, Abbott says

At least 14 children injured, 1 teacher killed in school shooting in Uvalde, Abbott says …

Abortion restrictions threaten care for pregnant patients, providers say

Abortion restrictions threaten care for pregnant patients, providers say Women’s health care providers are holding…

Texas school board association breaks from national group over letter requesting help from Biden administration

Texas school board association breaks from national group over letter requesting help from Biden administration …

Texas voters will choose party nominees Tuesday in the primary runoff election

Texas voters will choose party nominees Tuesday in the primary runoff election Follow The Texas…

Partisan spats over vote counting mean Harris County’s election results will likely be late again

Partisan spats over vote counting mean Harris County’s election results will likely be late again …

End of the Bush era? Democratic men in trouble? 5 things to watch during Texas’ primary runoffs

End of the Bush era? Democratic men in trouble? 5 things to watch during Texas’ primary…

Text with The Texas Tribune for 2022 election news and resources

Text with The Texas Tribune for 2022 election news and resources Receive information to participate…

Businesses that help employees get abortions could be next target of Texas lawmakers if Roe v. Wade is overturned

Businesses that help employees get abortions could be next target of Texas lawmakers if Roe v.…

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants The…

TribCast: Previewing the runoffs and reviewing how Texas’ Hurricane Harvey relief was disbursed

TribCast: Previewing the runoffs and reviewing how Texas’ Hurricane Harvey relief was disbursed On this…

Texas resumes investigations into parents of trans children, families’ lawyers confirm

Texas resumes investigations into parents of trans children, families’ lawyers confirm Lawyers representing families under…

Experts say Texas is ready for latest COVID-19 uptick but advise caution

Experts say Texas is ready for latest COVID-19 uptick but advise caution It’s still unclear…

A GOP power grab shatters 30 years of political progress for Black voters in Galveston County

A GOP power grab shatters 30 years of political progress for Black voters in Galveston County …

UT-San Antonio reaches Texas Tier One status, allowing access to state funds for research

UT-San Antonio reaches Texas Tier One status, allowing access to state funds for research UT-San…

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn calls Ken Paxton scandals an “embarrassment” when asked about attorney general runoff

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn calls Ken Paxton scandals an “embarrassment” when asked about attorney general runoff …

Baylor will rename campus area and relocate statue of slave-owning former university president

Baylor will rename campus area and relocate statue of slave-owning former university president The Baylor…

Law to crack down on lobbyists ensnares two former Texas House members

Law to crack down on lobbyists ensnares two former Texas House members The law says…

Texas A&M board takes next step toward Fort Worth expansion

Texas A&M board takes next step toward Fort Worth expansion The board agreed to spend…

Texas Republicans Chip Roy and Louie Gohmert among few to vote against U.S. House bill to help poor mothers access formula

Texas Republicans Chip Roy and Louie Gohmert among few to vote against U.S. House bill to…

Taylor County wildfire prompts evacuations as dry conditions raise risk in West Texas

Taylor County wildfire prompts evacuations as dry conditions raise risk in West Texas Texas A&M…

T-Squared: John Hernandez is joining The Texas Tribune as our assistant director of audience

T-Squared: John Hernandez is joining The Texas Tribune as our assistant director of audience He…

The U.S. census estimates it missed more than a half-million Texans during 2020 count

The U.S. census estimates it missed more than a half-million Texans during 2020 count Immigrants,…

Republican Texas House races become high-dollar affairs as Tuesday’s primary runoff nears

Republican Texas House races become high-dollar affairs as Tuesday’s primary runoff nears The pricey fights…

Texas will resume grading public schools based on students’ STAAR test results

Texas will resume grading public schools based on students’ STAAR test results For the first…

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is the target of a bar association complaint over his role in undermining the 2020 election results

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is the target of a bar association complaint over his role in…

T-Squared: We’re making progress toward The Texas Tribune’s staff diversity goals

T-Squared: We’re making progress toward The Texas Tribune’s staff diversity goals Our efforts are paying…

Why Ken Paxton’s supporters in the Texas attorney general race are unbothered by his mounting scandals

Why Ken Paxton’s supporters in the Texas attorney general race are unbothered by his mounting scandals …

T-Squared: Lucy Tompkins is joining us as a New York Times Headway fellow

T-Squared: Lucy Tompkins is joining us as a New York Times Headway fellow A Montana…

Her daughters are U.S. citizens. A federal health rule won’t let this Guatemalan mother enter the country with them.

Her daughters are U.S. citizens. A federal health rule won’t let this Guatemalan mother enter the…

Seven ways climate change is already hitting Texans

Seven ways climate change is already hitting Texans Extreme weather events, water scarcity, risks of…

Help us show how climate change is impacting Texans

Help us show how climate change is impacting Texans Climate change is here. We want…

Underdog Jane Hope Hamilton angling for an upset against Jasmine Crockett in Dallas-area congressional primary

Underdog Jane Hope Hamilton angling for an upset against Jasmine Crockett in Dallas-area congressional primary …

Texas power grid leaders say they’re confident the lights will stay on this summer

Texas power grid leaders say they’re confident the lights will stay on this summer Texas…

West Texas rancher pours $2 million into Sarah Stogner’s underdog campaign for statewide oil and gas board seat

West Texas rancher pours million into Sarah Stogner’s underdog campaign for statewide oil and gas board…

Looming end of federal pandemic emergency threatens to shake Texas’ Medicaid safety net, advocates say

Looming end of federal pandemic emergency threatens to shake Texas’ Medicaid safety net, advocates say …

Four days after audacious escape from prison bus, Texas still hasn’t found convicted murderer

Four days after audacious escape from prison bus, Texas still hasn’t found convicted murderer Officials…

Data breach at Department of Insurance exposed personal information of 1.8 million Texans, audit says

Data breach at Department of Insurance exposed personal information of 1.8 million Texans, audit says …

Supreme Court overturns law that barred Ted Cruz from fully recouping a personal loan he made to his campaign

Supreme Court overturns law that barred Ted Cruz from fully recouping a personal loan he made…

South Texas Democrats fight to shape their party’s future in primary runoffs

South Texas Democrats fight to shape their party’s future in primary runoffs Democratic primary runoffs…

New Texas plan for federal Hurricane Harvey aid yields same old result: Funds diverted away from Gulf Coast

New Texas plan for federal Hurricane Harvey aid yields same old result: Funds diverted away from…

In Texas visit, Donald Trump rallies Republican voters to deliver a GOP wave in November midterms

In Texas visit, Donald Trump rallies Republican voters to deliver a GOP wave in November midterms …

TribCast: Grassroots conservatives in Texas are having a banner month

TribCast: Grassroots conservatives in Texas are having a banner month On this week’s episode, Matthew…

Texans asked to limit electricity use after six power plants go down ahead of a hot weekend

Texans asked to limit electricity use after six power plants go down ahead of a hot…

Baby formula shortage is making low-income mothers struggle to pay for a product usually covered by the state

Baby formula shortage is making low-income mothers struggle to pay for a product usually covered by…

Texas Supreme Court allows child abuse investigations into families of transgender teens to continue

Texas Supreme Court allows child abuse investigations into families of transgender teens to continue The…

Mike Collier faces Michelle Beckley in Texas Democratic primary runoff for lieutenant governor

Mike Collier faces Michelle Beckley in Texas Democratic primary runoff for lieutenant governor The winner…

Cash is piling up in Kinney County from bonds posted to free migrants arrested under Texas border crackdown

Cash is piling up in Kinney County from bonds posted to free migrants arrested under Texas…

Treasury Department opens investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of federal funds for border mission

Treasury Department opens investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of federal funds for border mission …

A Ken Paxton lawsuit is why Texans can’t access some face filters on Facebook and Instagram right now

A Ken Paxton lawsuit is why Texans can’t access some face filters on Facebook and Instagram…

Dallas facility that serves transgender children can accept new patients, judge rules

Dallas facility that serves transgender children can accept new patients, judge rules The clinic had…

George P. Bush’s family name proves to be key obstacle in his race against Ken Paxton for attorney general

George P. Bush’s family name proves to be key obstacle in his race against Ken Paxton…

Five Texas refineries polluted above federal limit on cancer-causing benzene last year, report found

Five Texas refineries polluted above federal limit on cancer-causing benzene last year, report found Benzene…

How Texas’ powerful but fractured abortion opposition helped bring down Roe v. Wade

How Texas’ powerful but fractured abortion opposition helped bring down Roe v. Wade Texas’ anti-abortion…

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court …

Conservatives’ school board victories could give Texas GOP momentum for November elections, 2023 legislative session

Conservatives’ school board victories could give Texas GOP momentum for November elections, 2023 legislative session …

Crystal Mason’s contentious illegal voting conviction must be reconsidered, criminal appeals court says

Crystal Mason’s contentious illegal voting conviction must be reconsidered, criminal appeals court says Mason said…

In Railroad Commission runoff, GOP candidates court North Texas voters — who want them to change agency’s confusing name

In Railroad Commission runoff, GOP candidates court North Texas voters — who want them to change…

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, John Cornyn poised to once again vote against bill to legalize abortions

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, John Cornyn poised to once again vote against bill to legalize abortions …

A minor trespassing case gives Gov. Greg Abbott’s border initiative its first courtroom win

A minor trespassing case gives Gov. Greg Abbott’s border initiative its first courtroom win The…

Gov. Greg Abbott voices clear support for school voucher program

Gov. Greg Abbott voices clear support for school voucher program Abbott said he supports giving…

T-Squared: Tickets for The Texas Tribune Festival are on sale now

T-Squared: Tickets for The Texas Tribune Festival are on sale now Join us in Austin…

T-Squared: Jayme Lozano is joining us as a Lubbock-based regional reporter

T-Squared: Jayme Lozano is joining us as a Lubbock-based regional reporter She will cover the…

Texas isn’t ready to support more parents and kids in a post-Roe world, advocates warn

Texas isn’t ready to support more parents and kids in a post-Roe world, advocates warn …

Democrat Jolanda Jones holds on to narrow lead in special election for state House seat in Houston

Democrat Jolanda Jones holds on to narrow lead in special election for state House seat in…

How federal pandemic aid helped Texas pay for Greg Abbott’s border mission

How federal pandemic aid helped Texas pay for Greg Abbott’s border mission State officials freed…

Texas Republicans say if Roe falls, they’ll focus on adoptions and preventing women from seeking abortions elsewhere

Texas Republicans say if Roe falls, they’ll focus on adoptions and preventing women from seeking abortions…

At least 50,000 Texans receive abortions in the state each year. Here’s a look behind the numbers.

At least 50,000 Texans receive abortions in the state each year. Here’s a look behind the…

Si termina la protección legal al aborto en Estados Unidos, más texanos podrían ir a México en busca de medicamentos

Si termina la protección legal al aborto en Estados Unidos, más texanos podrían ir a México…

Candidates backed by conservative PAC sweep Tarrant County school board elections

Candidates backed by conservative PAC sweep Tarrant County school board elections All but one of…

Bob Krueger, the last Texas Democrat to serve in the U.S. Senate, dies at 86

Bob Krueger, the last Texas Democrat to serve in the U.S. Senate, dies at 86 …

Texas voters to decide constitutional amendments aimed at slowing property tax growth

Texas voters to decide constitutional amendments aimed at slowing property tax growth Here’s what you…

Three North Texas officers indicted on felony assault charges for force used on anti-police brutality protesters in 2020

Three North Texas officers indicted on felony assault charges for force used on anti-police brutality protesters…

TribCast: What would Texas look like in a post-Roe v. Wade world?

TribCast: What would Texas look like in a post-Roe v. Wade world? In this week’s…

Ken Paxton says he’s being sued by the state bar for misconduct over his lawsuit challenging the 2020 election

Ken Paxton says he’s being sued by the state bar for misconduct over his lawsuit challenging…

With Roe v. Wade on the line, some Texans look south of the border for abortion drugs

With Roe v. Wade on the line, some Texans look south of the border for abortion…

Texas Democrats hope threat to Roe v. Wade will energize their voters ahead of the midterm election

Texas Democrats hope threat to Roe v. Wade will energize their voters ahead of the midterm…

Help us as we investigate threats to democracy

Help us as we investigate threats to democracy Are you an election worker facing intimidation?…

Gov. Greg Abbott says federal government should cover cost of educating undocumented students in Texas public schools

Gov. Greg Abbott says federal government should cover cost of educating undocumented students in Texas public…

Texas had serious rural health issues well before the pandemic. How will providers continue to care for rural Texans?

Texas had serious rural health issues well before the pandemic. How will providers continue to care…

With piles of campaign cash, a Christian cellphone company is making North Texas school board races a state battleground

With piles of campaign cash, a Christian cellphone company is making North Texas school board races…

A conversation with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg

A conversation with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg Join The Texas Tribune at San Antonio…

Austin becomes the first Texas city to experiment with “guaranteed income”

Austin becomes the first Texas city to experiment with “guaranteed income” Austin joins at least…

Watch: Abortion rights supporters protest leaked draft opinion indicating Roe v. Wade will be overturned

Watch: Abortion rights supporters protest leaked draft opinion indicating Roe v. Wade will be overturned …

Campaigning for Henry Cuellar, a Democratic U.S. House leader says party shouldn’t shun abortion opponents

Campaigning for Henry Cuellar, a Democratic U.S. House leader says party shouldn’t shun abortion opponents …

Lack of communication between child welfare and juvenile justice systems hurts foster kids, court monitors say

Lack of communication between child welfare and juvenile justice systems hurts foster kids, court monitors say …

78% of Texas voters think abortion should be allowed in some form, UT poll shows

78% of Texas voters think abortion should be allowed in some form, UT poll shows …

What the end of Roe v. Wade would mean for Texas’ past, current and future abortion laws

What the end of Roe v. Wade would mean for Texas’ past, current and future abortion…

Abortion remains legal in Texas, but confusion reigns after Supreme Court document leak

Abortion remains legal in Texas, but confusion reigns after Supreme Court document leak Providers, advocates…

Texas’ restrictive abortion law previews a post-Roe America

Texas’ restrictive abortion law previews a post-Roe America Pregnant Texans have found ways to access…

The SCOTUS draft ruling puts Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff election

The SCOTUS draft ruling puts Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff…