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Raising the Bars

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What's next for Texas criminal justice reform?
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The Holdouts

Three families who took a pass on the fracking boom — and what it cost them

These are the stories of three Texas families who were willing to walk away from thousands of dollars—and battle loved ones, their communities and their gover...Read More

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Shortfall

How an obscure amendment to the state’s property tax code helps corporations leave counties—and citizens—stretched thin.

How an obscure amendment to the state’s property tax code helps Texas corporations get out of paying property taxes and leaves counties—and citizens—stret...Read More

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The Change Makers

For our 60th anniversary, photographer Matt Wright-Steel created portraits of some of the artists and activists who are changing Texas for the better. ...Read More

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Mohamed’s Fight

He’s a Texas Republican and an expert on fighting extremism. Why do conservatives hate him?

He’s a Texas Republican and an expert on fighting extremism who advises homeland security officials. Why do conservatives hate him?...Read More

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Quarantining Compassion

Texas Ebola policy may hamper efforts to fight the disease.

The Texas policy of subjecting returning doctors and nurses to unnecessary quarantines for Ebola may discourage them from going abroad in the first place....Read More

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