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You can get a good sense of what’s happening in Texas politics by reading AP reports, but you can’t get a good sense of Texas political culture without exploring the many, many features that make the state so, well, weird.

Texas Congressional Republicans Approach Zero on Environmental Record

Texas Republicans in the House cast pro-environment votes a little more than 4 percent of the time this session, according to the League of Conservation Voters.

Media Must Do More to Mirror Texas’ Racial Diversity

In an increasingly diverse place like Texas—a state still wrestling with bitter racial divisions—every publication needs to do more to mirror the population.