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For “illegally voting,” Crystal Mason's was sentenced to five years in prison. Now, as her lawyers attempt to persuade a Fort Worth appeals court to overturn that sentence, the question is whether she voted at all. bit.ly/32YU9zJ
Of all the side dish issues to emerge from #txlege, this has come up most frequently since May at audience q&as with legislators at @TexasTribune events around the state twitter.com/TexasTribune/s…
Analysis: The hard lines drawn over the years of gun debate in Texas are getting blurry. After repeated mass shootings in El Paso and Odessa, Texas politicians are talking about guns in new ways. @rossramsey bit.ly/2QjWtQt
A new Texas law now prevents cities from regulating construction materials. Officials worry that developers may opt for cheap, less durable construction options. Via @ksatnews bit.ly/2LDK05V
A new Texas law has raised sentencing of hit-and-run car accidents to equal DWI manslaughter. Now, anyone who receives probation for failing to stop and render aid in cases resulting in death must serve a 120-day prison sentence. bit.ly/30i2KzO
@ewaltersTX moderates a conversation at #OpenCongress with Mini Kahlon, @elenamarks, @ASlavitt and @KirkPWatson about how we can drive outcomes by focusing on non-medical factors — like where you live, what you eat & whether you exercise. RSVP today! bit.ly/2mb4qZJ https://t.co/atCEjZ5Zm3
The Pentagon has pulled $331.5 million in military construction funding from Camp Santiago, which suffered damages from Hurricane Maria, to build the border wall. Via @washingtonpost wapo.st/2LDDj3G
Idalia Yamileth Herrera Hernandez and her son Iker Gael Cordova Herrera drowned while trying to cross the U.S. border. The two asylum seekers had been sent to Mexico to wait for an immigration court hearing, and couldn’t wait anymore. bit.ly/32Xn3jI
What can the microschool teach us? @ClaireMcInerny moderates a conversation at #TribFest19 with @mcandler, Catherine Fraise, and Lisa Zapalac. Register today! bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/pD9iOgywHa
Over a hundred Mexican asylum seekers have camped out near Santa Fe international bridge as they await court hearings in the U.S. Via @elpasotimes bit.ly/2LDvhrz
Analysis: It seems safe to say that the Texas Legislature won’t follow Beto O’Rourke’s call for mandatory buybacks of assault weapons. But repeated mass shootings are causing Texas lawmakers to discuss guns in new ways. @rossramsey bit.ly/2LDoPRs
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@AliyyaSwaby moderates a conversation at #TribFest19 with 4 teachers on pay, testing, school finance and putting our kids on the right path forward. Join us — register today! bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/Q5nUFWfjdG
Joseph Cantu was sentenced to six years of probation and community service in 2017 for failing to stop and render aid to Philip Wood — but no jail time. Now, a new law has raised sentencing for hit-and-run car accidents to equal DWI manslaughter. bit.ly/2LGGBmQ
Since the launch of the “remain in Mexico” program, more than 20,000 aslyum seekers have waited months in Mexico while their cases play out in U.S. court. This migrant mother and her child died before their case was heard. bit.ly/330ki1r
Crystal Mason's ballot was never counted. Will she still serve five years in prison for illegally voting? Her lawyers say if her sentence stands, it could discourage low-information voters from going to the polls at all. bit.ly/34Wx02R
RT @amzam: So excited to see my friend @nhannahjones on the #TribFest19 schedule — for not one, but TWO important conversations. Come and s…
This migrant mother and her child couldn't wait for their asylum court date anymore. They drowned trying to enter the U.S. bit.ly/2Qh0NzY
RT @lenifaye: Getting super geeked to be attending @TexasTribune Festival next week with some of the @city_bureau team. Can’t wait to learn…
RT @jennymedina: Texans & @TexasTribune festival go-ers! Come join me & many more from our fabulous @nytpolitics team at Friday Sept. 27! W…
RT @elvialimon: This migrant mother and her child couldn't wait for their asylum court date anymore. They drowned trying to enter the U.S.…
The Trump administration has reached an accord that could allow the United States to turn away asylum seekers at the U.S. border and send them to El Salvador to seek refuge, pushing migrants into one of the most dangerous countries in the world. bit.ly/32SmqrQ
Thursday's downpour caused by Tropical Storm Imelda reached up to 30 inches in some areas. Two deaths were linked to the storm. bit.ly/2QvNRWW
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RT @commausagerules: Loading up my #TribFest19 schedule with panels on higher & public ed and there are SO MANY options. Hoping to cover ed…
What it’s really like to cover Trump? @mmckinnon moderates a #TribFest19 conversation with @GeoffRBennett, @AshleyRParker, @margarettalev and @MichaelCBender. Register for tickets today. bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/FKbiJE9Gvh
RT @annehelen: I'm going to be part of a live taping of Vox's Function Podcast at @TexasTribune Fest next week (my favorite nerdy festival)…
The Texas economy relies on temporary work visas to hire skilled foreign workers. But with visa denial rates on the rise, some small businesses might take a hit. bit.ly/2LEqVQX
Four of the nation’s top investigative journalists join us at #TribFest19 to discuss how they search for the truth. @ChristaCIR moderates a discussion with @Fahrenthold, @WalterVRobinson, @latimesharriet and @BryanBurrough. Register today! bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/edgmMC5ZvC
@nhannahjones joins us at #TribFest19 to discuss her groundbreaking 1619 Project and the legacy of slavery in America. @emarvelous moderates. Register for tickets today. bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/ewOZLiaaBP
4/4 More than 20,000 asylum seekers have been returned to Mexico since the “remain in Mexico” program was launched in January. Migrants subjected to it are required to wait in Mexico, potentially for months, while their asylum cases play out in the U.S. bit.ly/2LI2SRo
3/ They grew more and more desperate while waiting for their hearing, and died while it was still pending, CNN reported. bit.ly/2LI2SRo
2/ Their names are Idalia Yamileth Herrera Hernandez and Iker Gael Cordova Herrera. They had recently requested asylum. They were sent back to Matamoros, Mexico, to wait for an immigration court hearing. bit.ly/2LI2SRo
1/ This migrant mother and her child couldn't wait for their asylum court date anymore. They drowned trying to enter the U.S. bit.ly/2LI2SRo
Flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday left hundreds of people trapped in their homes and cars and at least two dead. bit.ly/32QUVir
Analysis: Texas gun laws might not change, but the conversation is evolving kxan.com/news/texas-pol… via @TexasTribune
RT @drdrbrockman: Looking forward to attending #TribFest19 next week (thanks again to the @BakerInstitute for making it possible for me to…
RT @AsteadWesley: Don't miss next week's @nytpolitics event at The @TexasTribune Festival! Join me in Austin on Friday, Sept. 7 to discuss…
RT @jmartNYT: Attn Texans and Tribfest attendees: Join us in Austin next week to discuss two of the crucial elements of life, food and po…
U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela on fellow Texan and Congressman Mike Conaway: "Our caucus doesn't need to be lectured by a racist Christian pretender who led the effort to starve America's poor." bit.ly/2QkPOFF
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@HurdOnTheHill is our opening keynote at the Texas Tribune Festival on Thursday, Sept. 26! Get your tickets today. #TribFest19 bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/aK6w7FE1EV
RT @luizachsavage: And we’ll be exploring these ideas on the stage in Austin at #TribFest19 in a convo hosted by @PoliticoRyan https://t.co…
RT @pamelacolloff: The @TexasTribune asked me to put together a panel on junk forensics, so I picked my heroes: an exoneree wrongly convict…
Repeated mass shootings can change officials' minds about their policy stances. After recent massacres, Texas politicians and officeholders are talking about guns in new ways. bit.ly/30fwddO
RT @TexasMonthly: Fifty years after Apollo 11, what’s the trajectory of our space program? Join us in the Texas Monthly tent at #TribFest19…
Coming to #TribFest19: Wesley Lowery of the @washingtonpost, @nhannahjones of @nytmag, @AsteadWesley of @nytimes and @emarvelous of @AP join us for a conversation about race, politics and the news. @DanaCanedy moderates. Get your tickets today! bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/RuS78mpdeJ
A new law in Texas increased the punishment for failing to stop and render aid to match the sentence for DWI manslaughter. The goal is to deter drunken drivers from leaving the scene of an accident. bit.ly/34YbF9i
RT @harrylitman: this is part of the @TexasTribune Festival run by @evanasmith, who included @talkingfedspod in his killer annual party thi…
RT @KBTXNews: The co-founder of the @TexasTribune sat down on First News at Four to discuss the Constitution, how journalism is paid for, a…
RT @Piper: Finally got to meet @keribla IRL #CollegeBehindBarsPBS screening & we reunite next week @TexasTribune #TribFest19 🤠 https://t.co…
@SteveKornacki sits down with @amyklobuchar at #TribFest19! Get your tickets today. bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/W0ide6g0w4
Texas lawmakers have received over $700,000 from the NRA for nearly 20 years. But politicos say the ongoing gun debate might change how the group treats Texas. Via @dallasnews bit.ly/2Qib8Mh
Flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda has left hundred trapped in homes and cars, closed school districts, and led to water rescues. #imelda bit.ly/2OcASHc
Texas is ground zero in the fight over the Affordable Care Act. Join us at #TribFest19 for a panel moderated by @emmaplatoff with @DavidBalatHC, @staceypogue, @Avik and @ASlavitt. bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/KkOKbxfing
Beto O’Rourke’s marijuana legalization plan calls for granting clemency to those currently serving sentences for possession. #tx2020 bit.ly/34OD0dU
In tomorrow's newsletter: Flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda has dropped more than 41 inches on some areas of southeast Texas. Sign up for The Brief to read more: bit.ly/2STmXpP https://t.co/XouHaX4BVA
@pamelacolloff moderates a panel at #TribFest19 on the dangers of junk forensic science. Join us for a conversation featuring @TexasElsa, Steven Chaney, Lynn Garcia and Jarvis Parsons. Register today. bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/DWi4VEjblH
Temporary work visas, like H-1Bs, are key to hiring skilled workers from abroad. But because of rising H-1B denial rates, some Texas business owners might miss their chance. bit.ly/34YbDxY
NEW: At least two deaths from Tropical Storm Imelda-related flooding have been confirmed, according to media reports. #Imelda bit.ly/34TD9gc
Join us at #TribFest19 for a live recording of the Hacks on Tap podcast! @davidaxelrod and @murphymike speak with @KarlRove! bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/6pK0wkiBHt
Tropical storm Imelda has caused flooding in Southeast Texas comparable to Hurricane Harvey two years ago. The tropical cyclone has dropped more than 41 inches in some areas. #imelda bit.ly/2O8LIh8
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Gun manufacturer Colt will stop production of its AR-15s for civilians due to decreased demand. Via @statesman atxne.ws/2LC8hcz
NEW: At least one person has died in Tropical Storm Imelda's floodwaters, according to media reports. #imelda bit.ly/30gKvL8
The Pentagon has finalized contracts for $2.5 billion in border wall construction, spanning 129 miles across three states. Via @dcexaminer washex.am/2LC58JH
@AmbassadorRice sits down with @margarettalev at #TribFest19! Register for your tickets today! bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/iZ1x097IP4
#TribFest2019 is this Sept 26-28 & you can get a free bus pass to get there-details on Trib’s website. Find out what to expect at the Texas Tribune Festival with @CapMetroCEO Randy Clarke and Co-founder & CEO of @TexasTribune @evanasmith. youtu.be/i7Ctlug78Jg
RT @TexasTribAbby: U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela went further in his commentary on U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway today in an interview with my colleague,…
Beto O’Rourke’s marijuana legalization plan includes clemency for those sentenced or currently serving sentences for possession. #tx2020 bit.ly/2LD6QKK
Democratic U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela called a GOP lawmaker "a racist Christian pretender" amid a fight over agriculture funding Thursday. bit.ly/32RGAlJ
Tropical Storm Imelda has become the continental U.S.' fifth wettest tropical cyclone. bit.ly/2QgfzXD
As part of the @TexasTribune Festival, join @nytimes at @ParamountAustin for an evening devoted to understanding the historic 2020 campaign, and understanding how to enjoy yourself as you follow along. Save 25% on tickets with code NYTFRIEND #TimesEvents bit.ly/309QQZ2
The Texas economy relies on temporary work visas to hire skilled foreign workers. But with visa denial rates on the rise, state businesses might take a hit. bit.ly/30eu3Lm
RT @TexasObserver: For updates on Tropical Storm Imelda, follow @SpaceCityWX, @BmtEnterprise, @HoustonChron and @12NewsNow. The @TexasTri…
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Denial rates for temporary visas for highly skilled noncitizen workers increased from 13% in 2017 to 33% through the second quarter of this fiscal year. Texas small-business owners say that hurts their businesses. bit.ly/32PUPHH
Democratic presidential candidate @BetoORourke on Thursday morning released a marijuana legalization plan that calls for clemency for everyone currently serving sentences for possession. bit.ly/2QyKbUL #tx2020
Lots of @nytimes action at the @TexasTribune Festival next week. TX peeps: check out @nhannahjones talking about the #1619Project festival.texastribune.org/speakers/nikol… & also an evening of politics & comedy with the @nytpolitics team bit.ly/2kqiL48
@DrVMDS moderates a conversation at #TribFest19 with @anoorani, @poncho_nevarez, @byjayroot and @Perla_Trevizo about migrants and why they come to the United States. bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/GbFiN36zvC
RT @jimschachter: Nice to see the @TexasTribune back in @nytimes. Counting the days to #TribFest19 https://t.co/0HbGICCiFp
I’ve declared a state emergency amid amid flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda. This gives counties counties access to state resources as they respond to the flooding. This adds to water rescue squads already deployed by TX. #txlege texastribune.org/2019/09/19/tro… via @TexasTribune
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The Texas economy relies heavily on temporary work visas, like H-1Bs, to hire highly trained, highly skilled employees from abroad. But H-1Bs have been subject to tougher scrutiny, with denial rates on the uptick. bit.ly/2LEuGG1 https://t.co/qt5hcO2oh8
When the National Rifle Association needed more legal firepower in New York state last year, the gun rights group brought aboard an unlikely lawyer: a Democrat who had no experience in Second Amendment litigation. bit.ly/2OdFzjR
We're hiring an audience analyst to lead audience measurement efforts across the organization, helping the Tribune meet its growth, engagement and revenue goals through sound data management and reporting. Apply today! bit.ly/2MGezcR
RT @KiahCollier: Yo, Twitter! I'm moderating a panel at #TribFest19 about where things stand with Hurricane Harvey recovery. What should…
These pundits are bringing their hot takes. We're bringing the stage. Join us live at #TribFest19 for a discussion with @matthewjdowd, @Elise_Jordan, @jmpalmieri, @TheRickWilson and @DavidJollyFL! @evanasmith moderates. Register today: bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/kALAzp4c0W
RT @TexasMonthly: Join us in the Texas Monthly tent on September 28 at @TexasTribune’s #TribFest19! @carlosasanchez, @mccullarmebad, @mim…
NEW: Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of emergency Thursday morning due to flooding along the Texas coast from Tropical depression Imelda. bit.ly/2QjzNQy
Abby, a Fort Worth native who keeps watch on Texans in Congress as our D.C. bureau chief, was also named @spj_tweets Washington correspondent of the year. If you value our coverage of Congress, donate in @TexasTribAbby's honor this #NorthTexasGivingDay bit.ly/34WNAzN twitter.com/haley_samsel/s…
Denial rates for temporary visas for highly skilled noncitizen workers increased from 13% in 2017 to 33% through the second quarter of this fiscal year. Some Texas small-business owners say that hurts their businesses. #txlege bit.ly/32PUPHH
Say it ain’t so, Beto. First, grab guns of law abiding citizens and now legalize marijuana? texastribune.org/2019/09/19/bet… via @TexasTribune
@jpgarnham moderates a discussion at #TribFest19 about the complicated politics of combating homelessness. Join us for a conversation with @Ron_Nirenberg, Eva Thibaudeau, @MayorAdler and Blake Fetterman. https://t.co/dJakWLDwIv
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Beto O'Rourke's plan to legalize marijuana includes clemency for possession sentences and grants for those who already served time. bit.ly/32JMdT4
@cassandrajar moderates a conversation at #TribFest19 about the reality of race and policing. Joining us are: @GFColeman, @Chief_Manley, Vana Hammond Parham and @memeofaustin. Register today! bit.ly/2kAeWJq https://t.co/V9ySiDIJTQ
How hard-charging Dallas lawyer William Brewer III helped fuel a civil war inside the NRA: bit.ly/2OckJkW via @TexasTribune
One of best things we do at @TexasTribune is enthusiastically mentor + train next generation of journalists. Alums of our fellows program include young stars in newsrooms around U.S.: @jslovegrove @shefalil @elizabethrkoh @eliokun @matthewchoi2018 @nicolecobler @emfoxhall 1/x
 
Over the years we have hired many of our fellows too — they are our own stars, and Texas is better for their amazing work. They include @alexazura @emmaplatoff @AlexSamuelsx5 @cassi_pollock @ShannonNajma @ewaltersTX @bobbycblanchard 2/x
 
We pay our fellows a generous stipend each semester so they’re not forced to choose between a job during school and a pre-professional opp. The opp *is* their job. Result is, more than just kids who can afford to work for free apply. Socioeconomic diversity = the secret sauce 3/x
 
Big wind-up to this: Deadline for applying to be in next classes of fellows is 10/4 for spring, 11/15 for summer. Paid fellowships in art, engineering, engagement, events, marketing/comms, multimedia, photography, + reporting in Austin and D.C. Join us! texastribune.org/jobs/editorial…
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2/ North Texas is one of the most interesting parts of our state, and those stories deserve journalists who do them justice. That's where The @TexasTribune comes in.
 
3/ In the last few weeks alone, our journalists have... + Covered Dallas' rising homicide rate + Followed intraparty drama in the speaker's office + Directly connected readers with four local representatives trib.it/ntgd
 
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"Unfortunately I think he set back the debate a lot — maybe by not just years but decades," Sen. @JohnCornyn said of former Rep. @BetoORourke's push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons. More from The @TexasTribune: kutne.ws/2V2nyXb
@BetoORourke's aggressive push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons has upended the gun debate nationwide, but perhaps nowhere more dramatically than in Texas. More from The @TexasTribune: kutne.ws/2V2nyXb
Beto O’Rourke’s call for mandatory buyback of assault weapons roils Texas politics kxan.com/news/political… .. via @TexasTribune
 
 
 
 
 
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