Subscribe to The Texan!

Progressives Seek to Unseat Blue-Dog Democrat Incumbent Henry Cuellar

Progressives Seek to Unseat Blue-Dog Democrat Incumbent Henry Cuellar

Brad Johnson February 17, 2020
The primary between incumbent Rep. Henry Cuellar and challenger Jessica Cisneros may serve as a bellwether for the direction of the Democratic Party.
Lackland Air Force Base Receives Evacuees from Quarantined Cruise Ship Affected by Coronavirus

Lackland Air Force Base Receives Evacuees from Quarantined Cruise Ship Affected by Coronavirus

Sarah McConnell February 17, 2020
Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio received evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, quarantined off the coast of Japan since February 3.
Austin ISD’s Controversial Sex Ed Curriculum Under Scrutiny for Copyright Violations

Austin ISD’s Controversial Sex Ed Curriculum Under Scrutiny for Copyright Violations

Daniel Friend February 14, 2020
Months after approving a controversial sex education curriculum, new documents released by Texas Values show that Austin ISD violated copyright law in using the curriculum without approval from a Canadian abortion provider.
UTPD to Continue Enforcing State Marijuana Laws Despite Austin Edict

UTPD to Continue Enforcing State Marijuana Laws Despite Austin Edict

Brad Johnson February 14, 2020
The State of Texas and City of Austin have clashed over recent policy disputes and the latest is the city's new lax marijuana enforcement change.
Evacuee Quarantined at Lackland in San Antonio Tests Positive for Coronavirus, 15th Confirmed Case in U.S.

Evacuee Quarantined at Lackland in San Antonio Tests Positive for Coronavirus, 15th Confirmed Case in U.S.

Sarah McConnell February 14, 2020
An evacuee from China quarantined at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio tested positive for the coronavirus. However, the individual remains in isolation and the risk of spreading is low.
The Back Mic: Abbott Endorsements, Annie’s List Endorsements, Texas Democrats Strategize

The Back Mic: Abbott Endorsements, Annie’s List Endorsements, Texas Democrats Strategize

McKenzie Taylor February 14, 2020
This week we look at key GOP primary endorsements from Governor Greg Abbott and Democratic primary endorsements from Annie's List as Democrats meet in Austin to strategize for November.
Wells, Texas Passes Ordinances Banning Abortion, Protecting Second Amendment, and Prohibiting Camping on Public Property

Wells, Texas Passes Ordinances Banning Abortion, Protecting Second Amendment, and Prohibiting Camping on Public Property

Daniel Friend February 13, 2020
The small East Texas town of Wells passed three ordinances on Monday to become a "sanctuary city for the unborn," a "Second Amendment sanctuary," and ban camping on public property.
Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s Bill Prohibiting Drone Sales with China Passes House

Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s Bill Prohibiting Drone Sales with China Passes House

Sarah McConnell February 13, 2020
Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw's proposed legislation prohibiting drone sales with China passed by voice vote in the House with support from fellow Texas Rep. Van Taylor.
Sens. Cornyn, Cruz Praise Drew Tipton for Final Vacant Texas Federal Court Seat

Sens. Cornyn, Cruz Praise Drew Tipton for Final Vacant Texas Federal Court Seat

Brad Johnson February 13, 2020
The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Tipton was held on Wednesday. Confirmation by the Senate would fill the last remaining federal vacancy in Texas.

Videos

Justin Berry, Candidate for HD 47, on The Texan’s Podcast

Justin Berry, Candidate for HD 47, on The Texan’s Podcast

Justin Berry discusses his perspective as a police officer, what his policy objectives would be if elected, as well as his favorite holiday traditions.
Congressman Roger Williams Talks Impeachment, Border Security, and China Trade Tariffs on The Texan’s Podcast

Congressman Roger Williams Talks Impeachment, Border Security, and China Trade Tariffs on The Texan’s Podcast

Rep. Roger Williams joins our podcast to discuss the impeachment inquiry, the ongoing border crisis, and the trade war with China.
Cliff Maloney, President of Young Americans for Liberty, and Konni Burton on The Texan’s Podcast

Cliff Maloney, President of Young Americans for Liberty, and Konni Burton on The Texan’s Podcast

Maloney discusses the organization's move to Austin, Texas, shares students' struggles to exercise free speech on college campuses, and outlines the role their organization plays in politics.
Jennifer Fleck, Candidate for HD 47, on The Texan’s Podcast

Jennifer Fleck, Candidate for HD 47, on The Texan’s Podcast

Jennifer Fleck discusses her life as a mother and lawyer, why she decided to run, and what she plans to prioritize if elected to office.

News you can trust.

The Texan provides relevant, objective journalism that respects your values and captures the spirit of what it means to be Texan. Get unlimited access for just $7.50/month.