El Paso immigration attorney Carlos Spector represents more than 100 families who have fled violence in Mexico. Many were forced to flee while investigating the disappearances of their loved ones by the military or law enforcement. In Mexico, 98 percent …
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After the passage of a new anti-discrimination ordinance, Robert Zaretsky finds signs of anxiety and tolerance in Houston’s freeway landscape.
Just four other governors answered Rick Perry’s call to defy a federal law designed to reduce prison rape.
On Tuesday night, a political unknown named Bob Hall upset three-term state Sen. Bob Deuell, a conservative Republican from Greenville, in a GOP runoff. It was one of the least-followed, but most triumphant, victories for the tea party grassroots. But who is Bob Hall and what does he believe?
State Board of Education member Thomas Ratliff is trying to call attention to a handful of charter school leaders earning far more than leaders in larger traditional schools.
We don’t cover an awful lot of Young Adult literature here at the Observer, premature fogeys that (some of us) are, but when we do, we tend to turn to Houston writer/schoolteacher Jennifer Mathieu. Jennifer covered last fall’s Austin Teen …
Texas’ foster care reforms were supposed to fix a deadly system. Instead, they might make it worse.
Imperial power’s refusal to clean up its messes is really what Bird’s latest book, Above the East China Sea, is all about.
With the Texas primary runoffs behind us, several big Republican feuds have concluded and we’ve learned a little about the 2015 Legislature.