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The top 10 Texas Tribune reads of 2017

Here, in no particular order, are our curated picks: the top Texas Tribune reporting and writing of 2017.In Harvey's wake

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Analyses in the rearview mirror: Texas redistricting

For now, the courts are saying Texas should run the 2018 elections with the same political lines used two years ago.Here are a few of my columns on the subject from 2017:

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John Jordan | The Texas Tribune

Before coming to work at the Tribune, John spent several decades as a touring and recording musician.After that, John worked for an Austin-based nonprofit, then joined the Austin Bureau of The Dallas Morning News, where he worked for four years before joining the staff at The Texas Tribune.

Hear from 5 Texas "Dreamers" on what it would mean to lose DACA

The Trump administration is planning to phase out DACA, an Obama-era program that protected from deportation some undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.Created in 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals also gave these immigrants, usually referred to as "Dreamers," renewable two-year work permits.

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Our football BEAT Shirt program is a favorite tradition with our student members.Don't forget to bring your Student Member keytag as proof of membership.

Check out The Texas Tribune's top videos of 2017

There was plenty for The Texas Tribune's multimedia team to cover in 2017, whether it was the 85th Texas Legislature, the "bathroom bill," Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts or the numerous retirements from Congress and the Legislature.One of the session's most contentious issues was the "bathroom bill," as House Speaker Joe Straus refused to negotiate with Lt.

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Now on the books: What Texas' newest laws mean for you
by Corrie MacLagganDec.22, 2017

This year, new laws went into effect in Texas that do everything from lowering fees for handgun licenses to requiring seat belts on new school buses.

Boston Chapter - Texas Bowl Game Watch Party

If you're in Boston during the holidays, be sure to stop by Causeway Restaurant and Bar to watch the game with fellow Exes and cheer on the Horns at their first bowl game in 3 years!WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27 | 9:00 p.

Bobby Blanchard | The Texas Tribune

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.Recent Contributions

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Can you tell these fake Texas news stories from the real ones?

Now on the Books | The Texas Tribune

A new state law that revamps how that education is provided hopes to change that.21, 2017

A new law requires Texas' freestanding emergency rooms to more clearly communicate what health insurance networks they're in, if any.

Texas, feds agree to renew Medicaid funds for safety net hospitals

With a Republican in the White House, top Texas leaders have reached an agreement with the federal government to keep Medicaid money flowing into Texas to help hospitals treat uninsured patients.The new waiver "ensures that funding will remain available for hospitals to treat and serve people across our state who are in need of top quality health care.