We can’t wait for him to get started.
These past few weeks have been rough. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold in Texas, we’re seeing the horrifying impacts of a government that is under-equipped, ill-prepared, and generally unwilling to address even the most basic needs of the … Read More
It’s not every day you get to read good news in these pages.
In what amounts to some of the best news you’ll ever read in this spot, the Texas Observer is pleased to announce that Andrea Valdez, the current editor of Wired.com, and the former editor of TexasMonthly.com, will be our next … Read More
Texas Observer Announces ProPublica’s Hannah Dreier as the 2019 MOLLY National Journalism Award Winner
Dreier’s work on “Trapped in Gangland” provides a “necessary dose of reality in a conversation dominated by the Trump administration’s fear-mongering,” the judges wrote.
The Texas Observer and the Texas Democracy Foundation will award Hannah Dreier its 2019 MOLLY National Journalism Prize for her work on “Trapped in Gangland.” The award will be presented at a June 6 gala in Austin, when John J. … Read More
For nearly four decades, white liberals have dominated Austin politics. Now the city may finally embrace true progressivism.
For nearly four decades, white liberals have dominated Austin politics. Now the city may finally embrace true progressivism. Read More
Is Gov. Perry trying to take over the Lower Colorado River Authority?
For the better part of the past eight decades, the Lower Colorado River Authority has played a key role in the massive growth of Central Texas. The organization, known more commonly as the LCRA, is one of 14 public river … Read More