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Q&A with Mary Cuddehe, Author of a Probing Investigation into the Death of Jaime Zapata

Melissa del Bosque interviews Marry Cuddehe, the first journalist to take an in-depth look into the mysterious shooting of ICE agent Jaime Zapata in Mexico.

Tonight: the Observer Environmental Justice Road Show Comes to Houston

Tonight, the Texas Observer’s own Melissa del Bosque will moderate a free public forum in Houston called “The True Cost of Environmental Justice.” At […]

Payday Loan Chain Owned by Major GOP Donor Skirts Texas Law

As serendipity would have it, I had stumbled onto the latest mutant creature in the wild and wooly world of Texas payday lending. “What you’ve come across is really important,” said Ann Baddour of Texas Appleseed. “It looks like they have found a loophole within a loophole.”