A report released Wednesday calls for a significant overhaul of state programs to address Texas’ growing number of homeless students.
Increased investment in District 2 is good, but it comes with unintended consequences, Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw said.
Interviews with current and former lawmakers and legislative aides indicate sexual harassment regularly goes unchecked at the Texas Capitol.
The symposium will explore the recent actions of the Texas Legislature, the rhetoric on the subject out of Washington, and the human cost of immigration.
During the past legislative session, Texas lawmakers cancelled funding for the Office of Minority Health Statistics and Engagement beyond Sept. 1, 2018.
Seven days after a gunman opened fire on worshipers at First Baptist, a congregation of about 50 – before 26 were slain – had multiplied to more than 500.
There were 417 workplace homicides in the United States in 2015, comprising about 9 percent of all fatal occupational injuries in 2015.
Earlier this year, the Texas Tribune’s Sold Out series examined how state policies – including a severely underfunded child welfare system – failed to help child sex-trafficking victims. Since then, lawmakers set aside a budget increase of more than $500 million for the foster care system, and the governor’s office approved new funds for trafficking prevention initiatives — which includes the state’s first-ever Director of Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation.
The man suspected of killing 26 people at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday had a history of violence against women – and his stepson.
City Council District 5 is now home to a pilot program in which private-public partnerships aim to address the housing needs of low-income residents.
Hundreds gathered in Sutherland Springs Monday to memorialize the 26 lives taken during a Sunday service inside the small community’s First Baptist Church.