New Texas law limits how race, slavery and history are taught in Texas schools

New Texas law limits how race, slavery and history are taught in Texas schools

Isabel Webb Carey
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December 3, 2021
A controversial new Texas law went into effect Thursday that requires at least one teacher and one campus administrator at...
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Texas bans medical abortions after seven weeks of pregnancy

Texas bans medical abortions after seven weeks of pregnancy

Isabel Webb Carey
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December 2, 2021
As the Supreme Court deliberates the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that could determine the future of...
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Matthew McConaughey says he will not run for Texas governor

Matthew McConaughey says he will not run for Texas governor

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 29, 2021
The actor and author Matthew McConaughey announced on Sunday that he will not be running for governor of Texas, two...
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U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert joins race against Attorney General Ken Paxton

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert joins race against Attorney General Ken Paxton

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 23, 2021
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) announced Monday that he is running for attorney general against the incumbent candidate Ken Paxton....
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Texas Democrat Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson announces retirement

Texas Democrat Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson announces retirement

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 22, 2021
U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson announced her retirement Saturday after serving almost 3 decades in Congress after her initial election...
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Texas congressional delegates vote along party lines on the Build Back Better plan

Texas congressional delegates vote along party lines on the Build Back Better plan

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 19, 2021
The House on Friday narrowly passed the Biden administration’s domestic agenda—the Build Back Better plan—, approving $2.2 trillion in spending...
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Michelle Beckley joins Democratic primary for lieutenant governor

Michelle Beckley joins Democratic primary for lieutenant governor

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 17, 2021
Democrat Michelle Beckley, a state representative and one of the more liberal members of the Texas House, announced Tuesday her...
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South Texas Democrat Ryan Guillen switches parties

South Texas Democrat Ryan Guillen switches parties

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 16, 2021
State Rep. Ryan Guillen of Rio Grande City left the Democratic Party on Monday after recent redistricting made his district...
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Democrat Beto O’Rourke running for Texas governor in 2022

Democrat Beto O’Rourke running for Texas governor in 2022

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 15, 2021
Democrat Beto O’Rourke officially entered the race for Texas governor on Monday against two-term Republican incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott who...
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Federal judge overturns Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates in schools

Federal judge overturns Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates in schools

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 11, 2021
A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates in Texas schools violates the rights...
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