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After Six-Year Fight, Perry Signs Voter ID into Law

After six years of fierce partisan battling, the legislative war over voter ID in Texas is officially over. Gov. Rick Perry signed the voter […]

The Next Budget Crisis

If you liked the Texas Budget Massacre of 2011, you’re gonna love the sequel set for release in 2013. Right now Republican politicians are […]

Author Calvin Trillin Speaks With The Texas Observer

Texas Observer editor Bob Moser speaks with author Calvin Trillin about his book, Trillin on Texas.

hot list: day 137

Day 137 of the 82nd Texas Legislature LINE OF THE DAY “Men, if you don’t stand up for us today, you don’t walk in […]