Articles tagged: Texas Capitol
After working to defeat 13 anti-trans bills in the regular session, advocates are now facing 16 more this summer with a novel response.
Erica Nix looks like a dance instructor straight out of an ‘80s workout video as she faces the small crowd and waits for the music to begin. Decked out in a p...Read More
“The reality is that plaque never should have gone up in the state Capitol in the first place, and it shouldn’t have taken 60 years to take it down,” state Representative Eric Johnson said.
Since the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville a year and a half ago, Texas officials have faced increasing demands to purge the statehouse of a plaque...Read More
At a march in Austin, an odd coalition of out-of-staters, white supremacists and the ordinary supporters who maintain his GOP approval ratings.
More than a year into Donald Trump’s scandal-plagued tenure, what sort of person would show up to march in the streets in support of the president? On a Satur...Read More
Teenage activists gathered at the Capitol for a quinceañera-themed protest of Senate Bill 4, organized by Jolt Texas. Read more about the event here: https://w...Read More
It’s all in good fun when rattlesnakes descend on the Capitol each February, but the way they’re hunted is no laughing matter.
It’s all in good fun when rattlesnakes descend on the Capitol each February, but the way they’re hunted is no laughing matter....Read More
After more than three decades championing environmental causes in the Legislature, Tom “Smitty” Smith is hanging up his trademark straw hat.
After more than three decades championing environmental causes in the Legislature, Tom “Smitty” Smith is hanging up his trademark straw hat....Read More
State troopers and local police surrounded the 'White Lives Matter Too' demonstrators, who were outnumbered by hundreds of counter-protestors.
State troopers and local police surrounded the "White Lives Matter Too" demonstrators, who were armed but outnumbered by hundreds of counter-protestors....Read More
It’s early Thursday morning at the Texas Capitol and Yineli Carreon, 18, and Ashlei Levrier-Howell, 17, huddle around a map with three other high school stude...Read More
A visitor to the Capitol gleans a particular story of Texas from the monuments and plaques: one that celebrates the state’s involvement in the Civil War and o...Read More