Before the school shooting, Uvalde was known for a 1970 Hispanic student walkout. Its aging participants fear its spirit and memory are fading.

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Uvalde mayor accuses state of leaking records to make local police look bad

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U.S. Senate, in 64-34 vote, advances bipartisan gun legislation backed by Cornyn

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Locks on 340,000 exterior school doors across Texas will be checked as part of Uvalde shooting response

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Here’s how Pete Arredondo and other law enforcement differ on what happened during the Uvalde shooting

Here’s how Pete Arredondo and other law enforcement differ on what happened during the Uvalde shooting …

Four Texas Democrats in Congress warn Biden against restricting U.S. oil exports

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Texas judge won’t let prosecutor cancel scheduled execution of John Ramirez

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DPS Director Steve McCraw says officers in Uvalde could have taken down gunman within 3 minutes had commander not hesitated

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Watch live: DPS Director Steve McCraw expected to testify before Texas Senate committee on Uvalde shooting

Watch live: DPS Director Steve McCraw expected to testify before Texas Senate committee on Uvalde shooting …

“If there’s kids in there, we need to go in”: Officers in Uvalde were ready with guns, shields and tools — but not clear orders

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Texas Senate Democrats call again for a special session on gun safety in response to Uvalde shooting

Texas Senate Democrats call again for a special session on gun safety in response to Uvalde…

Texas plans to place charging stations for electric cars every 50 miles on most interstates

Texas plans to place charging stations for electric cars every 50 miles on most interstates …

As she prepares to leave Congress, Eddie Bernice Johnson fears a rollback in the civil rights she fought decades to advance

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In the shadow of Texas limits on voting rights and lessons about race in school, Juneteenth celebrates Black history, progress and families

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Fed up and fired up: Texas Republicans meet in a climate of mistrust, conspiracy and victimhood

Fed up and fired up: Texas Republicans meet in a climate of mistrust, conspiracy and victimhood …

Texas GOP platform calls for ban on teaching “sexual matters,” while requiring students to learn about “dignity of the preborn human”

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Texas Republican Convention calls Biden win illegitimate and rebukes Cornyn over gun talks

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TribCast: What should we make of a Republican special election win in South Texas?

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Texas rejects more rigorous teacher certification exam

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Texas State Board of Education rejects conservative-backed Heritage Classical Academy charter school for third time

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Caught between an A+ NRA rating and a nation reeling from shootings, John Cornyn is key to whether gun safety deal advances

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T-Squared: Meet The Texas Tribune’s new regional editor, Nic Garcia

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A Texas abortion clinic survived decades of restrictions. The Supreme Court may finally put it out of business.

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After extremists’ arrests in Idaho, LGBTQ Texans and Pride organizers balance safety with desire to celebrate their identities

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Texas high school students slightly improve on some standardized tests — but haven’t fully regained ground since the pandemic

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The last hearse travels the final mile: Layla Salazar’s burial ends Uvalde funerals for shooting victims

The last hearse travels the final mile: Layla Salazar’s burial ends Uvalde funerals for shooting victims …

Upended: How medical debt changed one Texas woman’s life

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100 million people in America are saddled with medical debt

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Explore education outcomes in Texas public schools

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The Texas Republican Party convention starts Thursday. Here’s what we’re watching.

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Uvalde was a mental health desert before a school shooting prompted Texas to respond with resources

Uvalde was a mental health desert before a school shooting prompted Texas to respond with resources …

How Mayra Flores flipped a Rio Grande Valley congressional seat and gave Republicans hope for a new era in South Texas

How Mayra Flores flipped a Rio Grande Valley congressional seat and gave Republicans hope for a…

Texas agencies resist releasing public records that could help clarify response to Uvalde school shooting

Texas agencies resist releasing public records that could help clarify response to Uvalde school shooting …

Tens of thousands of people in Odessa have endured nearly 48 hours without water to drink, wash or flush toilets

Tens of thousands of people in Odessa have endured nearly 48 hours without water to drink,…

Biden signs order to protect transgender children as Texas continues efforts to restrict gender-affirming care

Biden signs order to protect transgender children as Texas continues efforts to restrict gender-affirming care …

Texas pastor is elected president of Southern Baptist Convention

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Supreme Court sides with tribes in fight with Texas over authorized gambling on their lands

Supreme Court sides with tribes in fight with Texas over authorized gambling on their lands …

In 2020, 1 in 5 pregnancies ended in abortion — the first increase in 30 years

In 2020, 1 in 5 pregnancies ended in abortion — the first increase in 30 years …

Almost 100 Texas school districts have added their own police departments since 2017, but not everyone feels safer

Almost 100 Texas school districts have added their own police departments since 2017, but not everyone…

Ted Cruz is skeptical about red flag provision in federal bipartisan deal on guns

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More than 165,000 people in Odessa still without water after aging line breaks

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Authorities arrest Dallas-area gun trafficker who used license to carry to skirt background checks

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Go “Inside the Interim” with El Paso-area lawmakers at our free public event

Go “Inside the Interim” with El Paso-area lawmakers at our free public event Join The…

Internet and phone services in rural Texas threatened as state slashes subsidies for providers

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Texas universities promised action after summer’s racial reckoning. But they're still reluctant to shed Confederate relics.

Texas universities promised action after summer’s racial reckoning. But they’re still reluctant to shed Confederate relics. …

Analysis: A call for unity in government — in Texas, two years ago

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5 candidates are vying for a Texas House seat in northwest Texas. Watch the results here.

5 candidates are vying for a Texas House seat in northwest Texas. Watch the results here. …

Texas state Rep. Carl Sherman says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

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Ken Paxton files lawsuit challenging Biden administration’s pause on deportations

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Watch: New Texas senators discuss plans to address COVID-19’s impact on health, businesses

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Democratic colleagues file ethics complaint against U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz after Capitol riot

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Facing a crush of COVID-19 patients, ICUs are completely full in at least 50 Texas hospitals

Facing a crush of COVID-19 patients, ICUs are completely full in at least 50 Texas hospitals …

Analysis: Top Texas lawyers skipping the honeymoon with the Biden administration

Analysis: Top Texas lawyers skipping the honeymoon with the Biden administration While Texas Attorney General…

Dan Patrick asks Texas to revise coronavirus vaccine distribution plan as eligible people experience frustration trying to locate a dose

Dan Patrick asks Texas to revise coronavirus vaccine distribution plan as eligible people experience frustration trying…

Texas House and Senate propose similar spending amounts in preliminary budgets

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Republicans and Democrats both want to repeal part of a digital content law, but experts say that will be extremely tough

Republicans and Democrats both want to repeal part of a digital content law, but experts say…

Texas Republicans are angry at big tech’s reaction to U.S. Capitol siege. But few mention the GOP’s role in sowing election misinformation.

Texas Republicans are angry at big tech’s reaction to U.S. Capitol siege. But few mention the…

Baylor students must test weekly for COVID-19. Those who keep missing tests could lose Wi-Fi access.

Baylor students must test weekly for COVID-19. Those who keep missing tests could lose Wi-Fi access. …

Gov. Greg Abbott maintains hard line against cuts to city police budgets, remains silent on reform proposals

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U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, hospitalized with cancer last year, tests positive for coronavirus

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Top two staffers at Texas Democratic Party to step down

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Toxic substance or water supply? Lawmakers to weigh whether wastewater from oil fields could replenish the state's aquifers

Toxic substance or water supply? Lawmakers to weigh whether wastewater from oil fields could replenish the…

Biden administration pauses deportations for 100 days and suspends "remain in Mexico" policy for asylum seekers

Biden administration pauses deportations for 100 days and suspends “remain in Mexico” policy for asylum seekers …

Dallas County axes plan to prioritize vaccinating communities of color after state threatens to slash allocation

Dallas County axes plan to prioritize vaccinating communities of color after state threatens to slash allocation …

Texas Republicans greet Joe Biden's inauguration with vows to fight his agenda

Texas Republicans greet Joe Biden’s inauguration with vows to fight his agenda Texas Republicans greeted…

TribCast: What the new Biden administration means for Texas

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Reversing Donald Trump policy, Joe Biden will include undocumented immigrants in critical census count

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Joe Biden to pause border wall construction, issue protections for DACA recipients and roll back other Trump immigration policies

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With a Democrat back in the White House, Texas Republicans prepare to go on offense

With a Democrat back in the White House, Texas Republicans prepare to go on offense …

Analysis: While his powers are questioned, Texas governor reaches for more

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Texas has a problem with its COVID-19 vaccination data, and the stakes are high. Now the state is scrambling to solve it.

Texas has a problem with its COVID-19 vaccination data, and the stakes are high. Now the…

Texas Republicans embraced Donald Trump for four years. Now they face a reckoning.

Texas Republicans embraced Donald Trump for four years. Now they face a reckoning. Some of…

Federal officials charge former Houston police officer for participating in U.S. Capitol riot

Federal officials charge former Houston police officer for participating in U.S. Capitol riot Houston police…

Watch Gov. Greg Abbott discuss the latest on statewide vaccine rollout live at 12:15 p.m. Central time

Watch Gov. Greg Abbott discuss the latest on statewide vaccine rollout live at 12:15 p.m. Central…

Point of Order: The Queen’s Gambit

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Low-income Texans struggle to find new doctors as state officials boot Planned Parenthood off Medicaid

Low-income Texans struggle to find new doctors as state officials boot Planned Parenthood off Medicaid …

Texas-based anti-vaccine group received federal bailout funds in May as pandemic raged

Texas-based anti-vaccine group received federal bailout funds in May as pandemic raged Texas-based anti-vaccine group…

Analysis: Is the Texas Capitol a government building or a petri dish?

Analysis: Is the Texas Capitol a government building or a petri dish? A crowd filled…

“Lives are at stake”: Three Texas regions battered by coronavirus are out of intensive care beds

“Lives are at stake”: Three Texas regions battered by coronavirus are out of intensive care beds …

Texas Capitol staffer says pandemic protocols are a must this session: “It’s the ability to think of others”

Texas Capitol staffer says pandemic protocols are a must this session: “It’s the ability to think…

The NRA says it’s moving to Texas. Bankruptcy experts say it may be more of a legal move than a physical one.

The NRA says it’s moving to Texas. Bankruptcy experts say it may be more of a…

Trump administration extends health care safety net for uninsured Texans

Trump administration extends health care safety net for uninsured Texans Federal officials approved an extension…

Texas lawmakers aren’t all eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Austin’s top health official is trying to get them vaccinated anyway.

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Texas Capitol to close Saturday, before planned armed protests of Joe Biden’s inauguration

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Republican U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz plan to attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration

Republican U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz plan to attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration …

Texas schools are wary of losing funding gains lawmakers provided in 2019

Texas schools are wary of losing funding gains lawmakers provided in 2019 Student Kaison Hockenbarger…

Dade Phelan raised $4.4 million as he ascended to Texas House speakership

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Texas House member tests positive for coronavirus during first week of legislative session, forcing other state lawmakers into quarantine

Texas House member tests positive for coronavirus during first week of legislative session, forcing other state…

Analysis: The odds for legal pot and casinos in Texas just got worse

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Texas becomes first state to administer 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Texas becomes first state to administer 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine ​ The state…

Texas House requires masks for 2021 legislative session, declines to expand virtual testimony

Texas House requires masks for 2021 legislative session, declines to expand virtual testimony Legislators greet…

Texas laws protecting whistleblowers don't apply to Attorney General Ken Paxton, his agency argues in bid to quash lawsuit

Texas laws protecting whistleblowers don’t apply to Attorney General Ken Paxton, his agency argues in bid…

Texas Senate changes rules so Republicans can still bring bills to floor without Democratic support

Texas Senate changes rules so Republicans can still bring bills to floor without Democratic support …

Houston police officer under investigation after participating in U.S. Capitol riot

Houston police officer under investigation after participating in U.S. Capitol riot A Houston police officer…

Ken Paxton is only state attorney general in the U.S. who didn’t sign letters condemning Capitol insurrection

Ken Paxton is only state attorney general in the U.S. who didn’t sign letters condemning Capitol…

Tribcast: A U.S. Capitol insurrection and the first week of the Texas Legislature

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All Texas Democrats in U.S. House voted to impeach Donald Trump. No Texas Republicans joined them.

All Texas Democrats in U.S. House voted to impeach Donald Trump. No Texas Republicans joined them. …

A Texas lawmaker worked with the state restaurant association to draft an alcohol-to-go bill. His wife lobbies for the group.

A Texas lawmaker worked with the state restaurant association to draft an alcohol-to-go bill. His wife…

Where parents and students in Texas can turn for help with mental health concerns

Where parents and students in Texas can turn for help with mental health concerns The…

Jordan’s story: Isolated, anxious and failing online classes, an 11-year-old Texas boy considered suicide

Jordan’s story: Isolated, anxious and failing online classes, an 11-year-old Texas boy considered suicide Mental…

Analysis: Make government boring again

Analysis: Make government boring again Security for the opening day of the Texas Legislature’s session…

U.S. representatives from Texas vote along party lines on resolution asking Pence to remove Trump from office

U.S. representatives from Texas vote along party lines on resolution asking Pence to remove Trump from…

In his first public appearance since Capitol riot, Trump visits Texas border to tout wall construction

In his first public appearance since Capitol riot, Trump visits Texas border to tout wall construction …

Texas legislative session begins with heavy security presence following U.S. Capitol riot

Texas legislative session begins with heavy security presence following U.S. Capitol riot Security at the…

Texas House elects Dade Phelan speaker as 2021 legislative session gets underway

Texas House elects Dade Phelan speaker as 2021 legislative session gets underway State Rep. Dade…

Watch: Live video of the Texas House and Texas Senate

Watch: Live video of the Texas House and Texas Senate During the 2021 legislative session,…

Point of Order: The incoming speaker speaks

Point of Order: The incoming speaker speaks Evan Smith, CEO of The Texas Tribune. (Audio…

The Texas Legislature convenes for its 2021 session Tuesday. Here are 5 things to watch.

The Texas Legislature convenes for its 2021 session Tuesday. Here are 5 things to watch. …

Wendy Davis says Trump supporters harassing a Biden bus in Texas should have served as a warning before U.S. Capitol riot

Wendy Davis says Trump supporters harassing a Biden bus in Texas should have served as a…

Recession cuts how much lawmakers can spend with the next state budget, but decrease isn’t as bad as feared

Recession cuts how much lawmakers can spend with the next state budget, but decrease isn’t as…

Watch Gov. Greg Abbott discuss Texas vaccination hubs at noon Central time

Watch Gov. Greg Abbott discuss Texas vaccination hubs at noon Central time Need to stay…

In 2021, the Texas Legislature remains mostly white and male

In 2021, the Texas Legislature remains mostly white and male Credit: Bob Daemmrich for The…

Join The Texas Tribune for a live interview with new members of the Texas Senate

Join The Texas Tribune for a live interview with new members of the Texas Senate …

Four years ago, Texas Republicans were the most likely to use mail-in voting. Here’s how that flipped in the last election.

Four years ago, Texas Republicans were the most likely to use mail-in voting. Here’s how that…

Texas announces sites for next COVID-19 vaccine shipment

Texas announces sites for next COVID-19 vaccine shipment Vaccines are being sent to hubs to…

Donald Trump visiting Texas' Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday as his administration rushes to award more border wall contracts

Donald Trump visiting Texas’ Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday as his administration rushes to award more…

In rural Texas, frustration with a disjointed vaccine rollout grows: “We’re better than this”

In rural Texas, frustration with a disjointed vaccine rollout grows: “We’re better than this” Health…

Advocates worry vaccines will be out of reach for Black and Hispanic neighborhoods devastated by COVID-19

Advocates worry vaccines will be out of reach for Black and Hispanic neighborhoods devastated by COVID-19 …

UT-Austin keeping most classes virtual through January as coronavirus infections soar in Travis County

UT-Austin keeping most classes virtual through January as coronavirus infections soar in Travis County Students…

Joe Biden says Texas voters should oust Ted Cruz in next election

Joe Biden says Texas voters should oust Ted Cruz in next election Senator Ted Cruz,…