• January 25, 2022

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Texas Tribune 2019 Festival highlights: Impeachment, 2020 and more

The newly launched impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump continued to be a common theme on the final day of the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers and leading public figures from across the political spectrum weighed in Saturday on the probe that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday. That inquiry follows […]Read More

Texas Tribune, local lawmakers to visit EPCC to discuss 86th

Early next month, the Texas Tribune will be hosting a recap discussion on El Paso and the 86th legislative session. The Texas Tribune, along with local lawmakers, are touring the state with a series of post-session events recapping the major policy debates of the 86th Texas Legislature and what they mean for Texas’ largest cities […]Read More

EPCC to Host Texas Tribune’s ‘A Conversation with Mayor Dee

Community members are invited to a Conversation with Mayor Dee Margo, hosted by EPCC and moderated by Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith on February 7th. The discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A session, and the entire conversation will be livestreamed at www.epcc.edu and texastribune.org/livestream. The video will be available for viewing afterward at […]Read More

Texas Tribune Coverage: Houston’s Recovery

Texas Tribune: It’s been one week since Harvey hit Texas. Here’s what you need to know. It’s been one week since Hurricane Harvey — which was downgraded to a tropical depression on Wednesday — hit the Texas coast. While the rainfall may be in decline, the floodwaters are only beginning to recede, and it’ll be weeks, […]Read More

University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll: A Presidential Field of Bad

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz have something in common, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll: Roughly half of the state’s likely primary voters think they would make poor or terrible presidents. Voters were stingy with their “great” and “good” ratings, but Cruz, with 36 percent, got more positive […]Read More

Texas Tribune, UTEP to host free Symposium on Urban Public

The Texas Tribune will host a free, open-to-the-public Symposium on Urban Public Education from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at The University of Texas at El Paso. Symposium discussion topics will include educating the emerging demographic majority, social and emotional learning in public education and strategies for widening the high school-to-college pipeline. […]Read More

UTEP to host Texas Tribune’s discussion on future of public

The Texas Tribune is excited to present a special statewide series of public events looking ahead five years in eight major policy areas: criminal justice, energy, the environment, health, higher education, immigration, public education and transportation. Each event features a conversation with leading thinkers and policymakers on that day’s particular subject. Join us in person […]Read More

First part of Texas’ 2020 election audit reveals few issues,

The Texas secretary of state’s office has released the first batch of results from its review into the 2020 general election, finding few issues despite repeated, unsubstantiated claims by GOP leaders casting doubts on the integrity of the electoral system. The first phase of the review, released New Year’s Eve, highlighted election data from four […]Read More

Beto O’Rourke targets Gov. Greg Abbott for vetoing bill to

As he campaigns in rural Texas, Beto O’Rourke is accusing Gov. Greg Abbott of stifling efforts to improve broadband internet access there, even after Abbott prioritized the issue in the regular legislative session earlier this year. O’Rourke, a Democrat who announced in November he is running for governor, has started criticizing the Republican governor for […]Read More