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Perry Signs Bill Cutting School Testing, Ending Veto Speculation

House Bill 5, Perry said, “strikes an appropriate balance between our need for rigorous academic standards and the student’s need for flexibility, a balance between our needs for accountability and the appropriate level of testing in the classroom.”

Former Brownsville Mayor Pat Ahumada Busted In Internet Sweepstakes Parlor Raid

In early May, police raided Pat Ahumada’s eight-liner establishment, carting away 200 computers and escorting the former mayor out in handcuffs.

On the Border, a Struggle over Water

More than ever, the replenishing waters of Mexico’s Rio Conchos are crucial to reviving the Rio Grande and to saving farmers in the Rio Grande Valley.

San Antonio’s multi-faceted poet laureate gets a multimedia outlet

San Antonio Poet Laureate and Chicana author Carmen Tafolla’s work often explores the intersections of identity, culture and language, mixing Spanish with English and […]

Tyrant’s Foe: Fighting Modern-Day Slavery

For raising awareness about human trafficking, Marla Trujillo is a tyrant’s foe.