From the Print Edition

MPP: Ready to Roll on Pot in Texas

February 28, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

The Marijuana Policy Project is rolling out a Texas legalization campaign

Beats Nothing

February 21, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Women's health gets funding bump

Point Austin: Making Sense of Newtown

December 20, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

A year later, small steps toward changing the gun violence paradigm

It's Official: Van de Putte Running for Lt. Gov.

November 29, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

In a historic first, two women will top the Democratic ballot

Lege Lines

August 2, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Get ready for special number three

What Now? What Next?

July 26, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

With clinics already closing, Texas' extreme abortion restrictions head to the courts

Shit or Shinola? Dewhurst Puts His Foot in It

July 26, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Lt. Gov. throws Texas DPS under the bus in an attempt to explain Tampongate

The Making of a Movement

July 19, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

Moments from the battle on women's rights ... in progress

'The Fight for the Future ... Is Just Beginning'

July 19, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

After weeks of drama, sweeping abortion restrictions pass the Lege

Aftermath: Troopers Bust Protesters

July 19, 2013 BY AMY GENTRY

In the heat of the abortion protests, some say the DPS used excessive force

Point Austin: Adios, Mofo

July 12, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

The governor's legacy of negligence and contempt

SB 1/HB 2: How a Lie Becomes a Law

July 12, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

GOP steamrolls through abortion bill vote

Lege Lines

July 12, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

More on the special session and a preview of the 2014 election

Filibuster Fallout: The Gallery Arrests

July 12, 2013 BY AMY GENTRY

After spending hours on crossword puzzles in the Senate gallery, an elderly woman gets cuffed

Hightower Report: A 'People's Filibuster' in Texas awakens a movement

July 12, 2013

Even old bulls heard Wendy Davis' filibuster loud and clear

Then There's This: Anne McAfee Stands With Women

July 5, 2013 BY AMY SMITH

Activist recovering after taking ill at historic filibuster

Point Austin: A Moment of Celebration

June 28, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

It's a long road, but we can walk it together

Perry's Vexing Vetoes

June 21, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Perry kills 24 more bills

Redistricting Maps Head to House

June 21, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

New maps likely to draw court challenges

Texas Poised to Hit 500th Execution

June 21, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Texas is on the eve of its 500th execution since death penalty reinstatement

The Mad Men: Senate Votes to Impose New Abortion Limits

June 21, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Senate GOP votes to impose new abortion limits

The Hightower Report: The Class of 2013 Seems to Get It

June 21, 2013 BY JIM HIGHTOWER

Civilization is what we make happen

Perry Expands the Call

June 14, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Governor adds transportation, abortion, and minimum sentencing to special session

Champions of Breakfast for Kids

June 14, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Governor signs legislation to provide breakfast for thousands of Texas children

Point Austin: Things to Do in Texas When You're Lege

June 7, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

The special agenda is not so special

Lege Lines: Redistricting Battle Drags On

June 7, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

More hearings are scheduled as the House debates alternate maps

Big Money, Big Money

May 31, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film incentives see massive boost

Then There's This: A Victory for Activists?

May 17, 2013 BY AMY SMITH

Council may retain oversight of Austin Energy

Lege Lines

May 17, 2013

This week the Lege takes on wrongful convictions, medical marijuana, and dark money

Death Watch

May 3, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

No place for mitigation

One Step Closer to Preventing Wrongful Convictions

April 26, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Measure gets nod on House floor

Lege Lines

April 26, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Texas Lottery, Rainy Day Fund, water, education, payday lenders, and more

Then There's This: Power Play

April 19, 2013 BY AMY SMITH

The continuing debate over who should control Austin Energy

Lege Lines

April 19, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

The Michael Morton Act, airport screening, business tax cuts, and more

Then There's This: Out on a Limb

April 5, 2013 BY AMY SMITH

Bill would take an axe to local tree ordinances

Three Executions Pending

April 5, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Three more executions scheduled and under appeal

Corralling the Evidence

April 5, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Proposed SB 1439 would tighten statewide evidence procedures

Lege Lines

April 5, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

Medicaid, guns, and more

Lege Lines

March 29, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

School financing, school accountability, beer, redistricting, and more

Execution Assembly Line Gets Rolling

March 29, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

12 executions are currently scheduled through July

From the Newsdesk Blog

TDCJ Fails to Protect Prisoners From Extreme Heat

April 23, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

At least 14 have died since 2007

HB2 Protesters Return to Court

April 22, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Prosecutors juggle charges – A, B, C – without resolution

Texans Like Pot

April 20, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Survey results clear: reform is needed

Medi-Pot Not Cause of Crime

April 18, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

UT Dallas researchers find certain crime dropped in medi-pot states

More HB 2 Fallout: Abortion Doctors Sue Dallas Hospital

April 17, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

HB 2 politics hits doctors unlawfully discriminated against by UGHD

Abbott Turns Open Records into Campaign Stunt

April 14, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Meanwhile Davis savages Republican over "Baby STAAR" pre-K tests

New HB 2 Suit Challenges Regulations That Could Shutter All But Six Texas Clinics

April 3, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Suit seeks to block enforcement of two provisions

Abortion Providers to File Second Suit Against HB 2

April 2, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Challenging admitting privileges and ASC regulations

Should Texas Legalize Marijuana?

April 1, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

That's what Progress Texas wants to know

Fifth Circuit Upholds Provisions of HB 2

March 27, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Exempts clinics that already applied for admitting privileges

‘Against the Grain’ of Justice

March 25, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Committee hears testimony on treatment of young offenders

SXSW Film Review: 'Vessel'

March 9, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Diana Whitten takes viewers inside the fight for reproductive rights

Whole Woman's Health Closes Two Abortion Clinics

March 6, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

HB 2 fallout continues

Does DNA Testing Prove Skinner's Guilt?

February 6, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

That depends on whom you ask

CCA Denies DNA Testing in Swearingen Case

February 5, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Death row inmate doesn't have right to test murder weapon for DNA

Texas Exonerates 13 in 2013

February 4, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Nationally, more than 1,300 exonerated since 1989

Israel Takes House District 50

January 28, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Dems hold on to Strama's seat in special run off

Court Extends Hours in House District 50 Run Off

January 28, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

You've got until 8pm to vote

House District 50 Run Off Hit by Cold

January 28, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Travis County announces change to voting locations

Texas Governor to Decriminalize Pot!

January 24, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Perry claims progress … but the facts are not so plain

Texas Clemency Process Poor, But Good Enough for Government Work

January 22, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

BPP and court deny Tamayo execution reprieve. Last stop, Perry

Holding Prosecutors Accountable

January 21, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Anthony Graves seeking justice for wrongful conviction

Hair Analysis: The Root of the Evidence Problem

January 13, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Texas takes on first-in-the-nation statewide case review

Turning Back the Clock on Reproductive Rights

January 8, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Council members endorse bill that would fight abortion restrictions

Deadly Statistics

December 17, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

38, 55, 500 … TCADP recounts the grim toll of capital punishment

Dan Keller Freed

December 5, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

After 21 years, reunited with Fran outside county jail

Swearingen to CCA: Please Test the Evidence

December 5, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

State says testing won't prove innocence

Fran Keller Released From Prison

November 26, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

After more than 20 years, Keller is home for the holidays

Abortion Services Restored at South Austin Planned Parenthood

November 22, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Doctor now has admitting privileges, as required by HB2

House District 50 Run Off Date Set

November 21, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Plus the Woodlands preps for its own special election

Death Watch: CCA Dismisses Buck Appeal

November 20, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Ignores question of racial bias in defendant's trial

BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Intervene in HB 2 Lawsuit

November 19, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Law remains in effect at least until appeal is decided

Texas Family Planning (Still) Costs More, Serves Fewer Women

November 19, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

State serves 77% fewer women in 2013

Tea Partier Slurs Van de Putte

November 19, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Radical fringe stays classy before San Antonio Dem announcement

Tonight: Support Texas Women

November 18, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

And their right to choose!

Van de Putte Sets the Date

November 15, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

SA senator to announce 2014 election plans next week

Conservative Kingmaker Compares TEC to Third Reich

November 15, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Empower Texans boss under investigation for unregistered lobbying

Texas Makes Its HB2 Case to U.S. Supreme Court

November 12, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Says no evidence women are harmed

No Room at the Health Care Inn

November 12, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

State policies endangering women's lives in the Valley

Former DA Anderson Pleads Guilty to Withholding Evidence in Morton Case

November 8, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Will do a turn in jail and surrender his law license