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Lori Collins in front of her house.by Saul Elbein

Crossing the Line

When the Keystone XL pipeline came through Lori Collins’ farm in Paris, Texas, she welcomed it—until her house flooded with sewage.

When the Keystone XL pipeline came through Lori Collins’ farm, she welcomed it—until her house flooded with sewage....Read More

Joel Acosta stands outside the foreclosed Sullivan City home that he and his wife, Estela, no longer own.by Caelainn Barr

A High Price to Pay

How property tax lenders prey on the state’s most vulnerable homeowners.

In Texas, property tax lending is a virtually risk-free business but for the most vulnerable it can be a trap that leads to crippling debt and foreclosure....Read More

Reverend Margaret Walker and Monica Warnby Jo Ann Santangelo

State of Denial

Legally married in other states, many same-sex couples in Texas face an uncertain future at home.

Legally married in other states, many same-sex couples in Texas face an uncertain future at home....Read More

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