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“It Took Twenty Lives To Get Us To This Place.”

In the wake of a federal report released last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday new measures to address a trend of […]

Texas, Are You Ready For Voter ID?

No sooner had the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key section of the Voting Rights Act this summer than Texas Attorney General Greg […]

What Texans Talk About When We Talk About Art

The Texas Biennial coincides with an increasing quality and scope of work across the state—work concerned with the same issues of location, opportunity and transition that nag the Western world at large.

In Harris County, New Efforts to Treat Mental Illness In and Out of Jail

One of the contributors to Texas’ slowly dropping incarceration rates is a growth in diversion programs that address problems like addiction and mental illness.

Harris County, for example, recently doubled its number of crisis intervention response teams, which include trained deputies and mental health clinicians who answer 9-1-1 calls where mental illness may be a factor.