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Mary Tuma

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Mary Tuma previously wrote for the Texas Independent, the American Independent News Network, and San Antonio Current. Her work has appeared in The Progressive, Ms. Magazine, the Huffington Post, Salon, Alternet, and more. Tuma focuses on politics, women's health care, and social justice issues. She holds a bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Election Ticker: Masters of Disasters

T-minus 46 days until you vote

News Feature, Sep. 20, 2018

Hate Crime at Austin Mosque?

APD investigating three incidents at North Austin Muslim Community Center

News Feature, Sep. 20, 2018

Election TIcker: 60 Days and Counting

Labor Day is over

News Feature, Sep. 6, 2018

A New Pro-Choice Leader at NARAL Pro-Choice Texas

Aimee Arrambide takes over advocacy group

News Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

Sick Leave in Limbo

The waiting room

News Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

Medical Marijuana Advocates Look to 2019 Lege for Program Improvements

Barriers in a budding industry

News Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

Election Ticker

Gotta endorse somebody

News Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

Paid Sick Leave on Pause

Successful effort by right-wing group, attorney general, stunts city ordinance

News Feature, Aug. 23, 2018

Southwest Key & Their Contracts

County votes to continue contract with nonprofit, city to deliberate on Aug. 30

News Feature, Aug. 23, 2018

Equity Office Complaint Spurs Racial Tension

One probe may spark another

News Feature, Aug. 16, 2018

Latino Civil Rights Group Cuts Ties With Southwest Key

UnidosUS cuts East Austin nonprofit out of funding and affiliate benefits

News Feature, Aug. 16, 2018

Election Notes: Down to Deadline

Filing time is upon us now

News Feature, Aug. 16, 2018

Title X Money in the Right Hands

Women's Health and Family Planning Association of Texas sole statewide grantee

News Feature, Aug. 9, 2018

Tania Silva vs. SB 4

Mentally ill undocumented woman would not have been held on ICE detainer if not for anti-immigrant law

News Feature, Aug. 9, 2018

Southwest Key Boycott Brewing?

Activist group calls for full boycott against East Austin nonprofit's programs

News Feature, Aug. 9, 2018

Paid Sick Leave Fight Continues

Paxton, Texas Public Policy Foundation take effort to 3rd Court of Appeals

News Feature, Aug. 9, 2018

Kendra Scott Walks Back Support for Local Crisis Pregnancy Center

Jeweler regrets hosting fundraiser for Pflugerville CPC

News Feature, Aug. 2, 2018

Allegations of Mistreatment at a Southwest Key Shelter

The deportation complex

News Feature, Aug. 2, 2018

Rename Austin? Not Likely.

City name not going anywhere anytime soon

News Feature, Aug. 2, 2018

Texas Dems Want Stronger Immigrant Detention Oversight

More than 5,000 immigrant children in detention centers

News Daily, Jul. 31, 2018 5:00 PM

Kendra Scott Walks Back Support for Local Crisis Pregnancy Center

Jeweler regrets hosting fundraiser for Pflugerville CPC

News Daily, Jul. 30, 2018 3:55 PM

Mentally Ill Undocumented Immigrant on ICE Hold

Tania Silva arrested by APD on July 21

News Feature, Jul. 26, 2018

RAICES Rejects Salesforce Donation

Check (yourself), please

News Feature, Jul. 26, 2018

Election Notes: Ward Politics

Troxclair gets her man

News Feature, Jul. 26, 2018

Fetal Burial Trial Concludes

Five-day trial into draconian law yields no indication from judge on eventual ruling

News Feature, Jul. 26, 2018

Fetal Burial Trial Ends with Unanswered Questions

Judge Ezra voices concern over women's access to health care under SB 8

News Daily, Jul. 20, 2018 4:00 PM

Crisis Pregnancy Centers: Money for Nothing

Despite unprecedented taxpayer investment, state-funded CPCs deliver few services

News Feature, Jul. 19, 2018

Fetal Burial Law Considered in Court

Five-day trial challenges state's latest anti-choice law

News Feature, Jul. 19, 2018

Election Notes: Campaign Finance Time

Who's got the money?

News Feature, Jul. 19, 2018

Moms Describe Anguish in Letters From Inside the Hutto Detention Facility

Reuniting isn’t easy

News Feature, Jul. 12, 2018

Bastrop Sheriff Targets Latino Neighborhood

Faith group calls for meeting

News Feature, Jul. 12, 2018

City Explores Creating an Office of Immigrant Affairs

Measure passed following council members' visit to border detention facilities

News Feature, Jul. 5, 2018

Activists Protest Southwest Key at CEO’s Home

Frente de Liberación Inmigrante call on Sanchez to break gov contracts

News Feature, Jul. 5, 2018

Activists Protest Southwest Key at CEO’s Home

Frente de Liberación Inmigrante call on Sanchez to break gov contracts

News Daily, Jun. 29, 2018 7:45 AM

The Duality of Southwest Key

An East Austin nonprofit in the immigration debate

News Feature, Jun. 28, 2018

SCOTUS Lets Gerrymandering Slide

Only one of 11 house and congressional districts marked for redrawing

News Feature, Jun. 28, 2018

Williamson County Commissioners Court Ends Hutto Contract

No guarantee facility will close; contract expires in 2019

News Feature, Jun. 28, 2018

Williamson County Commissioners Court Ends Hutto Contract

No guarantee facility will close; contract expires in 2019

News Daily, Jun. 26, 2018 10:50 AM

Equity Under the Lens

City office release first equity assessment

News Feature, Jun. 21, 2018

Groups File Expansive Suit to Challenge Dozens Of Abortion Restrictions

Lawsuit filed Thursday in Austin federal court

News Daily, Jun. 14, 2018 2:20 PM

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