President Trump and other GOP leaders slammed the press and peddled a cocktail of conservative issues at the NRA convention in Dallas.
Kolten Parker is the digital editor of the Observer. He holds a journalism degree from Texas State University and previously worked as a reporter and digital news editor for the San Antonio Express-News. Beyond journalism and politics, he enjoys soccer, skydiving and tacos. The Stephenville, Texas, native can be reached on Twitter or at [email protected].
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Nirenberg doesn’t identify with a specific political party, but thinks future-focused candidates are in a prime position to take back the state.
Patrick seemed to suggest that spending money on ESL and special needs students is a waste and should be spent on teacher pay.
Opponents of the law told a federal judge Monday that SB 4 is a "constitutional trainwreck" that will lead to "mass deputization" of local police.
Groups including the Texas Organizing Project, Unite Here and LULAC rallied, chanting “Si, se puede” and “Hey hey, ho ho, SB 4 has got to go.”
From air quality to vaccines, much of this week’s Observer coverage focuses on public health in Texas.
We dig into Abbott's violation of an Austin ordinance in 2011 and detail his controversial vetoes targeting the state's most vulnerable.
The governor announced the Legislature will reconvene on July 18 to address his grab-bag list of 20 issues.
The incident happened as more than 1,000 immigrant rights supporters flooded the Texas Capitol.
A "Donald Trump-style temper tantrum" is how one Democrat described Patrick's stunt.