Investigative reporter for the Texas Tribune. Native of Liberty TX. Moité Français. Retweets endorsements only if it's Mick Jagger.
This is my fave UFO story in a long time: 2 Navy Airmen and an Object That ‘Accelerated Like Nothing I’ve Ever Seen’ nyti.ms/2k2xbDW
Great story, cautionary tale by @TexasTribune & @ProPublica re our last border wall project. Folks got ripped off: trib.it/thetaking
Three Texans in Congress, including @tedcruz, among 16 members of Congress who stand to benefit from oil & gas related "obscure tax break" that @JohnCornyn quietly slipped into #Trump's tax bill, according to @IBTimes. twitter.com/davidsirota/st…
RT @insidehighered: Los Zetas Inc. by Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (@UTexasPress). Like/RT to vote. #IHEreaderschoice https://t.co/IH6tmpCwqJ
TX GOP Speaker Straus questions GOP Gov. Abbott’s endorsement of House primary challenger texastribune.org/2017/12/01/str… via @TexasTribune
RT @nachoaguilar: Reposting this story in light of the Steinle-case verdict. That story is tragic. But something similar happened in Texas…
This made me bawl like a baby --> Woman Gets Final Birthday Flowers From Her Father, Years After His Death nytimes.com/2017/11/27/us/…
Hats off to the WaPo for catching a spy. This is my favorite story of the year washingtonpost.com/investigations…
‘Please, God, Don’t Let Me Get Stopped’: Around Atlanta, No Sanctuary for Immigrants nyti.ms/2k0Op7p
RT @PatrickSvitek: Just in — @RepJoeBarton apologizes for graphic photo that circulated on social media, via @TexasTribAbby: https://t.co/o…
Days later, cause of Border Patrol agent's death still unclear texastribune.org/2017/11/21/cau… via @nachoaguliar
RT @donwinslow: Mexican heroin is flooding the US, and the Sinaloa cartel is steering the flow yahoo.com/news/m/15e099d…
RT @aogarza: .@evanasmith Look forward to talking #texas & #Immigration tomorrow with you & @JoaquinCastrotx .... twitter.com/texastribune/s…
RT @jennafduncan: Lawmaker on State Tax Committee Also Works for Texas’ Corporate Welfare King (aka Ryan LLC, UNT's board chairman's compan…
TX Democratic mega-donor Steve Mostyn, 46, has died. In last interview I did with him, he talked wistfully about wa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @LarrySabato: We can't believe we're doing this, but at least for now AL-SEN--that's ALABAMA--Leans D (Doug Jones). The GOP may find a w…
DA in Waco, TX (McLennan Co.) allegedly dismissed cases for big donors & is under fed investigation, @TSpoonFeed re… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
From WaPo article: "According to DEA intelligence gleaned from wiretaps, about 80 percent of the fentanyl seized in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Police arrest Mexican drug traffickers in NY with enough fentanyl to kill 32 million people. Biggest fentanyl seizu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @Wisemeister: Have to take turns wearing it with honored co-filmmakers @byjayroot @nachoaguilar @alexazura @mhdonascimento et al https:/…
Here's a one-of-a-kind sentence: "This isn’t the first time that Patricia Spann has married one of her offspring." huffingtonpost.com/entry/misty-sp…
A family featured in @TexasTribune documentary Beyond The Wall is now subject of fundraising campaign youcaring.com/dikeniscariasc… via @youcaring
Yeah we definitely need a bike path in there. I know some folks who would pay big $$ to see you go around it on my… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Done. I will let everyone know how this gets resolved. Thanks, @Twitter! twitter.com/europcar/statu…
RT @cobychase: @Europcar check out @CancunAirport scam problems. You will lose unimaginable amount of customers b/c I will make it my missi…
Getting the old rental car is damaged shakedown in Cancun. @Europcar I ain’t gonna let this one go.
 
I think the iPhone video chilled them a bit. Got away without paying the extorsion. Others not so lucky.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @TexasStandard: On air📻: Miss a payment, go to jail? A law written by rental lobbyists allows that in Texas. @byjayroot explains: https:…
Rent at Your Own Risk: listen to one Austin woman’s cautionary tale about how she unwittingly signed a rent-to-own… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
TX lawmakers, surprised at how criminal laws are used against rent-to-own customers, mulling bipartisan reforms in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
A border wall would not have stopped the heroin “mastermind” in OH. Or most of the ppl who end up undocumented in U… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @eramshaw: Here’s how renting furniture in Texas can land you in jail. Bombshell @TexasTribune @NerdWallet investigation: https://t.co/m…
RT @ShawnBrody: My God, this is ridiculous twitter.com/byjayroot/stat…
RT @aogarza: The #US & #Mexico want to slow migration from Central America. Will mass deportations help? | @latimes lat.ms/2iCUaaL
RT @ChrisGTurner: Police have more important work to do than collect debts for private business. This egregious law needs to be changed in…
Hey #txlege lawmakers, I’d like to hear from you today @ whether rent-to-own laws need reform (or not). Tweets, DMs… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Here’s how industry lobbyists in Texas got the police to help rent-to-own companies collect their debts. (Yes you c… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Departure of moderate GOP Speaker Joe Straus is an earthquake that could shake up Texas politics for years… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Great read by @DavidFrum on the test to democracy in the Czech Republic: theatlantic.com/international/…
Missed this major development about ICE planning a crackdown on employers who hire (and often exploit) undocumented… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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…
 
 
 
 
 
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