In honor of legendary reporter and former Observer editor, Molly Ivins, the 2015 MOLLY Journalism Prize was awarded to Esther Kaplan for her story "Los...Read More
As state lawmakers continue their assault on abortion access in Texas, a growing group of activists isn't ready to give up the fight.
While lawmakers have filed dozens of anti-abortion bills, a growing group of activists and volunteer-led organizations are providing resources for women seeking...Read More
Texas women like Jeni Putalavage-Ross are already making agonizing decisions about abnormal pregnancies. Some anti-abortion lawmakers would put them in an even more impossible situation.
Jeni Putalavage-Ross and Scott Ross made the difficult decision to terminate their pregnancy at nearly 21 weeks when doctors said their baby wouldn't survive. W...Read More
Foster kids live at the juncture of two broken systems, and the state is slow to find a solution.
Growing up in foster care, Reyna Mondragon fought to survive a broken and neglected system. Now, she advocates to help give other foster kids a better life....Read More
Chris Faulkner brings his brand of bravado and lots of cash to the Texas Capitol. So, what's he really after?
The man who calls himself the Frack Master has become the media's go-to Texas voice in favor of fracking, but it wasn't until he got involved in politics that h...Read More