It’s as if state lawmakers owned an amusement park with a roller coaster that chucks a few riders to their deaths every month: We should fix that, they say periodically.
Texas state officials and legislators refuse to fund the state's child welfare system, then try to shift the blame when it fails....Read More
Senator Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, who represents portions of San Antonio, said she isn’t worried about the prospect of the Alamo City losing the 2018 F...Read More
In the last month, the number of congregations offering to provide shelter to immigrants has more than doubled across the country to 450.
“I think a lot of the faithful in the coming years are going to be compelled to follow the mandates of their faith rather than the law of the land.”...Read More
More than 2.6 million Americans and 287,000 Texans are paid at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Hundreds of Texas workers joined a national day of action for a $15 minimum wage and union representation despite a political climate hostile to labor....Read More
What if Texas blew billions of dollars because someone misread an obscure business report 15 years ago? In March, the Observer took a close look at the state’...Read More
Attendees carried signs that read 'Build bridges, not walls,' 'Viva La Frontera' and 'Love is Unity.'
About four dozen people held hands as a symbol of camaraderie Saturday morning at the international bridge that divides Presidio, Texas, and Ojinaga, Mexico...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
Demonstrators held signs reading 'We stand with our Muslim neighbors,' 'Jews reject Trump' and "you make America great.'
A crowd of 300 Austin demonstrators gathered Friday at Nueces Mosque to show solidarity with Muslim Americans after a spate of anti-Muslim incidents....Read More