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Jordan Smith

Jordan Smith is an award-winning investigative journalist covering criminal justice and women's health – and hopes the two areas never overlap.

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Death Watch: Running Low on Poison

The state of Texas has three executions' worth of pentobarbitol

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2013

Commissioners Vote to Fund D.A.'s Public Integrity Unit

State funds for PIU previously vetoed by Perry

News Daily, Aug. 6, 2013 4:07 PM

UPDATE: Ott Asks DOJ For Review of Police Tactics

Request comes on heels of Jackson shooting death

News Daily, Aug. 5, 2013 5:35 PM

More Questions Than Answers in APD Shooting

Department says they'll have a clearer picture as investigation proceeds

News Feature, Aug. 1, 2013

Fewer Women Served Under Texas Women's Health Program

Program designed to exclude PP, helps far fewer women

News Daily, Jul. 31, 2013 9:12 AM

What Now? What Next?

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

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2013

Rick Perry Death Watch

Douglas Feldman to become 503rd inmate put to death since reinstatement

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2013

Accounting and the War on Women, Part 2

AG says Planned Parenthood defrauded Medicaid

News Daily, Jul. 24, 2013 11:56 AM

Cats in Crisis

Shelters full of felines waiting for forever homes

News Daily, Jul. 19, 2013 2:50 PM

Planned Parenthood Announces Imminent Closure of East Texas Abortion Clinic

Cites onerous restrictions of HB 2

News Daily, Jul. 18, 2013 3:16 PM

Perry Signs HB 2

Fight over abortion regs will move to courts

News Daily, Jul. 18, 2013 11:07 AM

Lege Lines

With only transportation left on the special session agenda, the 2014 race begins

News Column, Jul. 18, 2013

Senate Amendments: Proposed and Rejected

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2013

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

After weeks of drama, sweeping abortion restrictions pass the Lege

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2013

UPDATED: Senate Passes House Bill 2

Rejected amendments, dramatic speeches, and finally a vote

News Daily, Jul. 12, 2013 11:48 PM

Tampongate Revealed!

Credible threat as debate over HB 2 begins

News Daily, Jul. 12, 2013 4:53 PM

'We're Not Gonna Take It': HB 2 Passes Senate Committee

Moves to full Senate; can be heard as early as tomorrow

News Daily, Jul. 11, 2013 11:02 AM

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

GOP steamrolls through abortion bill vote

News Feature, Jul. 11, 2013

Death Watch: 501 and 502

After a short break, Texas resumes executions

News Feature, Jul. 11, 2013

Round Three: House Finally Passes House Bill 2

HB 2 passes 96-49

News Daily, Jul. 10, 2013 11:03 AM

UPDATE: Abortion Bill Passes House

Dems expected to offer mitigating amendments

News Daily, Jul. 9, 2013 9:51 PM

What to Expect in the House Abortion Debate

Reps will gather today at 10am

News Daily, Jul. 9, 2013 8:29 AM

Senate Hearing on Abortion Regs Bill Underway

Hearing expected to last 16 hours

News Daily, Jul. 8, 2013 2:50 PM

Dueling Rallies at Capitol Tonight

Abortion regs back in committee this morning

News Daily, Jul. 8, 2013 8:18 AM

Senate Committee Will Take Up Version of Abortion Regs on Monday

Hearing on bill day before Senate reconvenes

News Daily, Jul. 3, 2013 4:14 PM

Chair Cuts Off Questions, Passes HB 2

More than 1,000 voices left unheard

News Daily, Jul. 3, 2013 9:00 AM

Special Assembly

Thousands rally at the Capitol

News Feature, Jul. 3, 2013

UPDATE: Abortion Bill Passes

Testimony will end at midnight

News Daily, Jul. 3, 2013 12:17 AM

Thousands Rally at the Capitol

Supporters of women's rights energized to continue fighting bad bills

News Daily, Jul. 1, 2013 4:40 PM

Abortion Bill Will Be Considered Tuesday in House Committee

Testimony will be limited

News Daily, Jul. 1, 2013 2:46 PM

Round Three: Will Dems Break Quorum to Stall Abortion Regs Measures?

Dems say all legal options on table to halt bad bills

News Daily, Jul. 1, 2013 9:45 AM

Attorney Appointed to Consider Whether Lehmberg Will Face Criminal Charges

Felony conviction would lead oust D.A.

News Daily, Jun. 28, 2013 6:25 AM

Perry Lectures Davis

Says experience should tell her his way is the right way

News Daily, Jun. 27, 2013 3:58 PM

'Chipping Away': A Texas Abortion Rights Timeline

News Feature, Jun. 27, 2013

State Blackmail on Health Care Funds?

Texas may force providers to choose between Title X and state health care funds

News Feature, Jun. 27, 2013

Death Watch

Kimberly McCarthy becomes the 500th person executed since death penalty reinstated

News Feature, Jun. 27, 2013

Death Watch: Texas Court Declines to Consider Final Appeal

McCarthy would be 500th inmate and 5th woman to be executed

News Daily, Jun. 26, 2013 11:55 AM

State Blackmail Over Health Care Funding?

Is women's health funding in jeopardy?

News Daily, Jun. 20, 2013 9:42 AM

Texas Poised to Hit 500th Execution

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

News Feature, Jun. 20, 2013

The Mad Men: Senate Votes to Impose New Abortion Limits

Senate GOP votes to impose new abortion limits

News Feature, Jun. 20, 2013

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