Because the laws in this country are supposed to reflect the consensus of the people, the Texas Capitol keeps its doors open to the public so state legislators can hear the grievances of their constituents.
As Pritesh Gandhi waited for his dark roast at Coffee Shark, he didn’t pull out his phone or stare silently at the walls like the other patrons did. Instead, he used the two-minute window to strike up a conversation with a man sitting at the bar.
First-gen and low-income students often have to navigate the complex college admissions and financial aid process on their own. They often work multiple jobs, on top of going into debt, to pay for college. Help us highlight those stories.
State Rep. James Talarico, D-Round Rock, filed House Bill 3003, which would mandate public universities in Texas have at least one faculty member acting as a counselor to students with children under 18.