runs the Tribune’s social media efforts while strategizing with the newsroom to expand the organization’s reach and engagement across all platforms. He strives to ensure the Tribune is a leading voice every day in the conversation online around Texas policy and politics. A graduate of UT-Austin, Bobby spent his first year out of college at The Dallas Morning News as a reporting fellow, covering Texas politics and breaking news. He got his start in journalism in the poorly lit basement of The Daily Texan, followed by internships at the Houston Chronicle, KUT News and yes, the Tribune. Born and raised in the Houston area, Bobby is a native Texan. He relies on a steady supply of Tex-Mex and Red Bull to survive.
Three Republicans and two Democrats have filed with the Secretary of State’s office to run in a special election for Senate District 18, the seat from which Comptroller-elect Glenn Hegar resigned last week.
The Conservative Republicans of Texas PAC announced Wednesday that it is endorsing state Rep. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, in the race for Senate District 18 — an election that technically does not exist yet.
Saying Wednesday that low-income Texas women will no longer wonder how to find out about state-provided health services, Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner Kyle Janek unveiled a new information website.
Twenty-nine Texans who weren't in the state Legislature last session will take their seats as new members of the Texas House and Senate in January. All but three of them are Republicans. Explore our list of fresh faces.
Greg Abbott supporters who dialed into a Monday evening tele-townhall were exhorted to get out the vote on Tuesday, lest Democratic opponent Wendy Davis usher into Texas the evils of liberalism and Barack Obama.
After months of chasing his opponent, Democratic comptroller candidate Mike Collier finally had his chance Wednesday night to outline and contrast his accounting experience against Republican candidate Glenn Hegar — a cornerstone of his campaign.