State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, threw her hat into the ring for the 2014 Texas Gubernatorial elections in Fort Worth on Thursday afternoon. Davis, the runaway favorite for the Democratic nomination, will likely face Greg Abbott, Texas attorney general and front-runner for the Republican nomination.
Our multimedia department visited the Texas Tribune Festival to hear some of the biggest names in Texas politics speak about the issues that matter in the state-wide conversation. Check out what you might have missed at the festival.
UT System Regent Wallace Hall, Jr., who faces possible impeachment from the state legislature, defended his actions on the board in a panel discussion with Texas Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, at The Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday.
A $2.7 million grant by the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation has helped establish the Texas Invasive Species Program, which will research foreign species introduced into the state and methods to reduce their threat to native ecosystems.
In this podcast, Bobby Blanchard, Christine Ayala and Jody Serrano discuss Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's recent announcement that he was running for governor in 2014. They also discuss the abortion legislation and the upcoming legal battle the new law will face.