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Gus Bova is a senior staff writer and assistant editor at the Texas Observer. He covers labor, immigration, politics, and other major Texas stories. He has written extensively on topics ranging from the border wall to homelessness. Before coming to the Observer, he worked at a shelter for recently arrived immigrants and asylum-seekers. He studied Latin American Studies at the University of Kansas.
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An El Paso Democrat wants to close the “dead suspect loophole” that’s helped gut Texas’ once-distinguished open records law.
The San Antonio political pugilist explains how he'll lead the state House Democratic caucus in yet another bleak year.
Two federal filings claim workers were not paid at all or were shorted on overtime pay and that a worker was provided with fake OSHA certificates while building the Travis County facility.
“I don't know what my role or yours will be going forward,” said the Texas Dems’ political star, after $70 million bought a bracing defeat.
The GOP took just one of three Congressional seats ranging from Brownsville to Laredo, and short-lived incumbent Mayra Flores has been sent packing.
Uvaldeans voted resoundingly for the incumbent—who opposes even common sense gun control—over Democrat Beto O’Rourke by a 22-point margin
Alongside diligent media members, and despite local divisions, these families aren’t letting Texas move on from the Robb Elementary School tragedy.
In tragedy’s wake, a fiery movement for justice emerges in a South Texas town that’s known an uprising before.
“Our children's lives depend on common-sense laws that the vast majority of Texans desperately want.“