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Mayoral Candidate Lily Bao Wants to Make Plano Great Again

In the growing suburb, a years-old debate about zoning policy has led to increasingly polarized rhetoric in typically nonpartisan races.

Harry LaRosiliere is, to put it frankly, looking forward to no longer being the mayor of Plano. A little over five years ago, LaRosiliere, the North Texas city...Read More

Rogelio Chavira is for Biden. Dolores Chacon is for Trump. The border fence passes through the couple’s backyard. by

Eye on Texas: A House Divided

Rogelio Chavira is for Biden. Dolores Chacon is for Trump. The border fence passes through the couple’s backyard.

A House Divided Rogelio Chavira is for Biden. Dolores Chacon is for Trump. The border fence passes through the couple’s backyard. Text and photography by Henr...Read More

José Garza, candidate for Travis County District Attorney, stands for a portrait in East Austin, Tex., on Sept. 25, 2020. (Tamir Kalifa for The Texas Observer) by

José Garza Redefines ‘Progressive Prosecutor’

José Garza represents a new wave of reform-minded DAs who want to end the war on drugs and prosecute police officers who kill.

“Progressive prosecutor” can sound like a catchall descriptor for any district attorney willing to pack fewer bodies into jails and prisons. But one race th...Read More

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