runs the Tribune’s social media efforts. A graduate of UT-Austin, Bobby spent his first year out of college at The Dallas Morning News as a reporting fellow, covering Texas politics and breaking news. He got his start in journalism in the poorly lit basement of The Daily Texan, followed by internships at the Houston Chronicle, KUT News and yes, the Tribune. Born and raised in the Houston area, Bobby is a native Texan. He relies on a steady supply of Tex-Mex and Red Bull to survive.
After a two-week break in their home districts, Texas congressional delegation members are returning to Washington on Tuesday for a bustling week that could include another attempt to repeal Obamacare.
A panel of federal judges ruled Thursday that lawmakers in 2011 intentionally diluted the political strength of minority voters in a number of House districts across Texas — a move that either violated the U.S. Constitution or the Voting Rights Act.
For years, Texas universities have raised alarms about the increasingly high cost of a state program called Hazlewood, which offers free college tuition to veterans' kids. This session, lawmakers are poised to scale the program back.