Thursday, February 29, 2024

Investigations

Will Cornyn Take McConnell’s Place atop Senate GOP?

In the wake of the Uvalde school shooting in 2022, U.S. Senator John Cornyn bucked his party’s base by leading the passage of a minor reform to federal gun...

Texas Mother-Daughter Books Are More a Shot of Whiskey than a Sip of Tea

I’m going to admit something to all y’all: the best thing that has ever happened to me—becoming a mother—is also the absolute worst. When...

The Texas Observer Loses Three Editorial Staff, Plans to Grow Business Team

On Monday, the board of directors of the Texas Democracy Foundation—the parent nonprofit of the Texas Observer—announced that Gabriel Arana is no longer editor-in-chief...

Texas-Style Money Laundering

From strip malls in Houston suburbs to beach houses in Brownsville, Texas is an enormous haven for money launderers. But for a long time,...

A Statement from the Texas Democracy Foundation

On February 26, the board of directors of the Texas Democracy Foundation—the parent nonprofit of the Texas Observer—announced that Gabriel Arana is no longer...