Investigative reporter for the Texas Tribune. Native of Liberty TX. Moité Français. Retweets endorsements only if it's Mick Jagger.
Brutal —> MS-13 members in DC area threatened to cut off teen’s fingers and burn her ... then she was killed. wapo.st/2ifZoZZ?tid=ss…
The Great Texas Fajita Heist. Really love this story. brownsvilleherald.com/news/local/cou… via @BrownsvilleNews
RT @nachoaguilar: State Rep. Cook on bills to eliminate in-state tuition for undoc students. "As long as I’m [in the House], I’m going to k…
DACA recipients arrested for allegedly smuggling people into #Texas h/t @jlbuch expressnews.com/news/local/art…
Had to stop at the car wash after our ride-along to clean off the boots. Muddy out there today. Got some GREAT mate… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Great outing today in the #RGV with photog @MarjorieKamys. Many thanks to the @CBP agents (including Rod Kise here)… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Lubbock police say a Texas Tech police officer has been shot and killed m.kcbd.com/kcbd/db_331352…
Great read abt a style of music born just south of Texas: Narco Rap Is Hip-Hop’s Most Dangerous Game buzzfeed.com/nathanieljanow… via @ngjanowitz
RT @TexasTribune: Without a legislative fix on #DACA, working will soon be illegal for 2,000 teachers in Texas. bit.ly/2yNJaKr via…
RT @byaaroncdavis: Obama wanted gun control, but under him, ATF ok’d a “goofy doodad” that lets shooters fire 100s of times per min. https…
RT @eramshaw: Almost 400,000 Texans' insurance at risk after Congress fails to renew CHIP texastribune.org/2017/10/02/con…
RT @eramshaw: .@ewaltersTX intvus 11 current/past top TX health officials, finds disarray, accusations of political agenda at HHSC https://…
Awesome journalism here. No matter how you feel about #DACA it's striking to hear straight from these kids. twitter.com/nachoaguilar/s…
El Coss, successor to Gulf Cartel's Osiel Cardenas --> Ex-Mexican Cartel Leader Pleads Guilty to US Drug Charges nyti.ms/2ytl4or
A few months after Canadian PM vowed nation "will welcome" persecuted migrants, @WSJ reporting big shift in policy/approach amid new influx
 
story (paywall) says Canada has processed more asylum claims in first 8 mos of '17 than in any of 6 previous years.
RT @pamelacolloff: @evanasmith I can't stop watching this. It makes me giggle every time.
RT @nachoaguilar: Thanks for the shout out, @aogarza . Much appreciated. W/ @byjayroot
RT @LondonGibson: @RepCuellar @fgcabezadevaca @vgescobar @aogarza @MillerForTexas @POTUS @byjayroot asks @vgescobar if she thinks Trump's N…
RT @LondonGibson: @RepCuellar @fgcabezadevaca @vgescobar @aogarza @MillerForTexas @POTUS @byjayroot @aogarza said Mexicans are not as preoc…
RT @LondonGibson: @RepCuellar @fgcabezadevaca @vgescobar @aogarza @MillerForTexas @POTUS @byjayroot @fgcabezadevaca said #DACA recipients r…
Protesters with duct tape on their mouths are hanging out at the Nafta panel discussion w/ @nachoaguilar #TribFest17
Re cyber security @HurdOnTheHill says US not practicing "good digital hygiene." Says private sector needs help against hackers #TribFest17
Gaffe watch: @JoaquinCastrotx says Russia "has a seat on the National Security Council." Meant UN Security Council. #TribFest17
Lots of fury directed at #trump's rants on N. Korea at national security panel. #TribFest17
 
says "the prez needs to take the fight off Twitter." #Tribfest17
 
says use of nukes off table: "Every prez since Truman has understood that these are not toys." #TribFest17
 
@HurdOnTheHill says we "have to be prepared to defend our allies" & sez N. Korea crisis could lead t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @nachoaguilar: Make shift overflow room. With @Susannold, @byjayroot and @utsarver #TribFest17 twitter.com/byjayroot/stat…
Only way to watch @evanasmith interview @alfranken. At @HITWatx with beer. Also, just me or does Al look like Buddy… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @byaaroncdavis: Horrible new allegations: FL says nurses falsified records, in one case writing patient breathing fine - after patient…
RT @byaaroncdavis: NEW: Fla. Gov. Rick Scott gave his 239-area cell# to nursing homes before Irma. The one where 8 died called 3 times. htt…
RT @DraperRobert: "I wanted a purpose. I wanted an identity." So, violence. All too familiar story for young males. wapo.st/2eZwqc3?tid=ss…
RT @SomewhereinATX: @byjayroot Nor electric car manufacturers. cc: @teslaintexas
Texas political leaders love to brag about light regulations and economic freedom. Doesn't apply to beer industry. twitter.com/texastribune/s…
RT @ExpressNews: Two survivors of deadly smuggling incident deported expressnews.com/news/local/art… via @expressnews
RT @JimVertuno: If y'all want raises, just ask @evanasmith twitter.com/byjayroot/stat…
Just another day at the @TexasTribune #newoffice #workerscomp https://t.co/GMShIPLwZ3
RT @ThumpForTrump: @byjayroot Bleach is now overstocked in #Houston stores. Use it as if your life depends on it.
Toxic floodwaters: "astonishingly hi levels" of e. coli + "elevated levels of lead, arsenic and other heavy metals." nytimes.com/2017/09/11/hea…
RT @eramshaw: Texas GOP leaders are *finally* pushing for high-dollar, long-delayed flood infrastructure projects texastribune.org/2017/09/11/tex… v…
RT @byaaroncdavis: The hidden death toll of hurricane evacuations: Over 500 extra elderly have died in months after four recent storms. htt…
RT @kylegriffin1: IBT: Equifax lobbied to kill a federal rule that protected the legal rights of victims of data breaches. https://t.co/GBO…
For a Republican Gov who has put local govt in his political crosshairs, fascinating to see this post-Harvey Kumbay… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @ewaltersTX: Here are all the Twitter users blocked by the Texas governor's official account. I'm told all were blocked by the Rick Perr…
RT @byaaroncdavis: Equifax execs sold $1.8 million in stock after company found massive data beach. What a coincidence, Equifax says. https…
Bottom feeders. Good description. This kind of stuff makes my skin crawl. twitter.com/jwgop/status/9…
RT @ChronFalkenberg: #Houston's gorgeous weather today, a week after #Harvey, is like Mother Nature's version of make-up sex. OK, we forgiv…
RT @eramshaw: In #Harvey's wake, critics see big money behind lax petrochemical reporting texastribune.org/2017/09/07/har… via @byjayroot
Having seen Harvey's destructive power (+ Ike, Rita & Katrina before) the thought of 3 hurricanes in Atlantic right now is cray
As Houston grew, officials ignored 'once-in-a-lifetime' chance to spare thousands from flooding dallasnews.com/news/harvey/20… via @dallasnews
Must Read --> Crosby plant explosion highlights state efforts to block access to chemical info texastribune.org/2017/09/01/cro… via @TexasTribune
I think one of the problems is getting accurate & timely info. Arkema refused to give media its chemicals inventory… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @jaunte: According to 2014 report, the plant in Crosby, Texas stores 66,260 pounds of anhydrous sulfur dioxide. #HoustonFlood #Harvey ht…
RT @leahbink: Ridiculous how hard it is to get information about hazards in your own backyard. twitter.com/byjayroot/stat…
RT @affablytrill: oh cool this doesn't sound terrifying at all twitter.com/byjayroot/stat…
Fed records (from 2014) show chemical stored at exploding plant in Texas could put one million at risk wsj.com/articles/arkem… via @WSJ
Though @GregAbbott_TX said in '14 that chem plants had to disclose what they have, Arkema refusing to provide chem inventory amid explosions
An appropriate blast from past given the current chemical plant blast in Texas, where regulations are light #Harvey texastribune.org/2014/07/01/abb…
AP: "Since 1986, extreme downpours — the type measured in double-digit inches — have occurred twice as often as in the previous 30 years"
"those prairies can absorb as much as 11 inches of rain per hour. But ... elected officials allowed subdivision after subdivision to expand"
"In general, developers run this city and whatever developers want they get." m.chron.com/news/texas/art…
"He refused to release the company's federally mandated risk management plan or its chemical inventory to reporters" chron.com/news/houston-t…
RT @eramshaw: This is huge. Judge temporarily blocks implementation of Texas' new immigration enforcement/"sanctuary cities" law https://t.…
Another surreal #Harvey moment: Stand by for a chemical plant explosion twitter.com/chroniclemike/…
Best way to get Twitter's attn is to Tweet. I folo'd procedures to report imposter. Heard crickets. Tweeted the fla… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
The scammers who are posing as me using fake account -- notice 1 at end of the handle -- gave @ericfido a TX phone… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Twitter folks not too concerned about scam. Check out this attempt to shake down @ericfido https://t.co/PXJPSFIqsa
If you've received a DM from a @byjayroot1 -- notice the 1 at end, which isn't me -- it's a scammer trying to shake ppl down.
RT @dabeard: Perhaps this year's best piece of public service journalism was written in 2016 projects.propublica.org/houston/ @ProPublica @TexasTrib…
@KPRC in Houston reporting right now on looting of liquor, shoes and more. Armed police reportedly went in with dump trucks. #harvey
RT @PatrickSvitek: Trump will spend about two hours in each city, broken up by a roughly hourlong flight, per WH schedule. #Harvey https://…
He said the areas in imminent danger were on the HC Flood Control District website. KPRC said it would try to get s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Top flood control offficial on @KPRC2 urging ppl to "self evacuate" from certain West Hou areas due to dam releases beginning 2 am Monday.
Top flood control offficial on @KPRC2 urging ppl to "self evacuate" from certain West Hou areas b4 dam releases beginning at 2 am Monday.
RT @StudioWOS: @nikodemeris11 @abc13houston @TomKochABC13 stay safe Niko .. thinking about y'all.
RT @Jdharden: "The list of road closures is long and it's going to get longer tonight," Harris County Judge. #houwx #txwx
Great livestreaming #harvey coverage right now on @KHOU. Getting real in Houston.
Absolutely riveting and beautifully written (on deadline!) tale of survival from the rage of #Harvey. Made me laugh… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @nachoaguilar: Trump aides plot a big immigration deal — that breaks a campaign promise mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-…
RT @alexazura: UT System oil money is a gusher for its administration — and a trickle for students texastribune.org/2017/08/21/ut-…
Warren Buffett outbid in race to buy big piece of Texas electric grid texastribune.org/2017/08/21/war… via @TexasTribune
Interesting take on potty politics from the fmr head of TX GOP and @GregAbbott_TX's '14 primary opponent #txlege… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @jayrosen_nyu: This clip is justifiably gaining fame as an example of live fact checking and the refusal to grant talking points. https:…
I wonder what @GregAbbott_TX said directly to top biz leaders who visited on phone or in person to complain. Would… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Some good lessons from Europe here on how to deal with embarrassing statues: nyti.ms/2v6iJxm
RT @amnelsen: In January, President Trump vowed to hire 5,000 new Border Patrol agents. It never happened fw.to/OXKyoXO
Former San Antonio mayor wanted unemployment benefits after losing election. twitter.com/jbaugh/status/…
Antifa and the alt-right fast-growing "twin cancers" on the American body politic: nationalreview.com/article/450462…
RT @amanbatheja: This meeting tomorrow morning of the Texas House GOP Caucus just got a lot more interesting #txlege texastribune.org/2017/08/15/hou…
RT @amanbatheja: Unequivocal @tedcruz statement: "white supremacists...evil...all of us have a moral obligation to speak out" https://t.co/…
RT @LarrySabato: Where is a tweet from @POTUS condemning the racist disaster that's unfolding in #Charlottesville? Afraid to offend Bannon…
RT @westofwarsaw: Nothing like a little cozy conflict of interest, Texas-style! twitter.com/byjayroot/stat…
 
 
 
 
 
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