Tag Archives: Travis County
Despite the Supreme Court’s June ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is still trying to undo a lesbian couple’s February marri...Read More
When Jacqueline Conn lost her job, she found a movement — one that aims to help 70 million Americans with criminal records find a way out of the 'box.'
Essentially, “Ban the Box” is an effort to allow those with past convictions to have their job qualifications and personalities evaluated before discussing ...Read More
In a victory for prison reform groups, in-person visitations are coming back after more than two years behind screens.
“It was all in one night, and all under the influence of crack.” That’s how Doug Smith, a policy analyst at the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, explaine...Read More
Despite his recent pledge to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling, Attorney General Ken Paxton is already seeking to prevent the deci...Read More
While most of the state’s allegations against the district turn on misappropriated money, there’s one long-running battle between the state and Progreso ISD...Read More
If Texas politicians are refining the art of how to get indicted, Paxton showed us what not to do. He communicated Monday that he was on the defensive....Read More
Two legislators have weighed in on the controversy over Texas’ refusal to grant birth certificates to some children of undocumented families. On Wednesday, Se...Read More