U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro is still wrestling with a tough question: Is it worth giving up his seat in Congress, where he has had a steadily growing profile, for a long-shot challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, particularly when another Democrat, U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, is already running?
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi repeatedly mocked President Donald Trump and House Republicans in a spirited interview with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith on Thursday. She said she missed the days of President George W. Bush.
Proposals to regulate whichbathrooms transgender individuals may use could cost the state $3.3 billion in annualtourism dollars andmore than 35,600 full-time jobs, according to a study by the Perryman Group.
In his first public appearance in Texas since being sworn in as U.S. energy secretary, former Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday heaped praise on a new and first-of-its-kind energy project that captures climate-altering emissions from the state’s largest coal plant.
Five transgender Texans explained to The Texas Tribune what goes into making decisions about using public restrooms, including considerations for the comfort of others and reflections on how strangers perceive their gender.