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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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3rd Court Halts Paid Sick Leave

City ordinance put on pause by soon-to-be-ex-judges

News Daily, Nov. 16, 2018 2:02 PM

Bills, Bills, Bills ... and Bonnen!

Nearly 400 bills filed already for the 86th Texas Legislature

News Feature, Nov. 15, 2018

Why Did KUT-FM Muzzle Its Watchdog?

Austin’s NPR affiliate publishes, then removes two investigative stories detailing a troubled newsroom culture

News Feature, Nov. 15, 2018

Election Coverage: Take Me to Your Run-Off

The next month in Council races

News Feature, Nov. 8, 2018

Election Coverage: The Texas Lege: A Tight Squeeze

Texas Dems put incumbents through the wringer

News Feature, Nov. 8, 2018

5th Circuit Hears D&E Abortion Case

Ban of procedure has been called "undue burden" by federal judge

News Feature, Nov. 8, 2018

Dawnna Dukes Takes Statesman, D.A.s to Court

Outgoing state rep seeks $7.8 million in damages

News Feature, Nov. 1, 2018

Hutto Trouble Again

Detained mother requests release, fearing daughter's safety

News Feature, Nov. 1, 2018

Don’t Drink That Water! Vote for Prop K Instead?

Council member pushes efficiency audit after boil notice

News Feature, Nov. 1, 2018

City Lifts Boil Water Notice

Here's what you need to know before using your tap water

News Daily, Oct. 28, 2018 4:08 PM

This Week’s Rolling Boil

Living a handful of days without good water

News Feature, Oct. 25, 2018

Election Ticker: Don’t Listen to Us!

Midterm coverage, from the folks you love to hate

News Feature, Oct. 25, 2018

The Threat Is Real

Still wonder how Kavanaugh will rule on abortion? Look no further than his record in Texas

News Feature, Oct. 25, 2018

Water Boil Order Could End This Weekend

City issues official notice on water quality

News Daily, Oct. 24, 2018 11:21 AM

Heidi Group Heave-Hoed

State finally kicks incompetent anti-choice health provider to the curb

News Feature, Oct. 18, 2018

City Slickers

How the state's most influential conservative think tank works to undermine our local control

News Feature, Oct. 11, 2018

Does the U.S. Pastor Council Have a Right to Discriminate?

Houston-based group files federal suit

News Feature, Oct. 11, 2018

Election Ticker: Travis Turning Out

Voter registration deadlines come and gone

News Feature, Oct. 11, 2018

The Lens on Juan Sanchez

Southwest Key CEO defends himself at Texas Tribune Festival

News Feature, Oct. 4, 2018

UT Investigates Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Sen. Charles Schwertner

State senator accused of lewd texting to grad student

News Feature, Sep. 27, 2018

Teens Seeking Judicial Bypass Abortion in Texas Shamed

New study finds court process functions as “form of punishment”

News Feature, Sep. 27, 2018

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

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