Elizabeth Warren expands Texas campaign, naming senior staff

Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, speaks at a town hall held in Austin on Sept. 10, 2019. Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune

The Democratic presidential candidate now has easily the biggest organization devoted to the state of any primary campaign.

Election Report: TCC bond election passes

Tarrant County voters signaled on Tuesday that they support spending $825 million on improvements to Tarrant County College campuses. Between early votes and election day results from all 332 vote centers counted, the ballot proposition was prevailing with voter support of about 60 percent to 40 percent opposed. This is the first bond election Tarrant… Continue reading Election Report: TCC bond election passes

Texas voters approve state income tax ban, most other constitutional amendments

Vote signs outside early voting locations in Austin on Feb. 23, 2014. Callie Richmond for The Texas Tribune

Texas voters approve state income tax ban, most other constitutional amendments November 5, 2019 Amendments to the state constitution that would make it harder to enact a state income tax, stabilize funding for state parks and allow retired law enforcement animals to be adopted by their handlers received wide support from voters Tuesday. Supporters of… Continue reading Texas voters approve state income tax ban, most other constitutional amendments

Castro forges forward after 11th-hour fundraising drive, O’Rourke exit

Democratic Presidential Candidate Julián Castro speaks at a presidential candidate forum in Houston on Aug. 31, 2019. The forum is part of the annual Islamic Society of North America convention. Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune

The former U.S. housing secretary may have met a self-imposed deadline to raise $800,000 or end his campaign, but he still has his work cut out for him as the next Democratic debate approaches.