Wade Goodwyn

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San Antonio Kickstarts Legal Fight Over Sanctuary Cities

Monday, June 26, 2017

A federal judge in San Antonio will hear arguments from local leaders in Texas asking for an injunction against the state's new immigration enforcement law meant to crack down on sanctuary cities. The Trump administration is siding with Texas.


The Dallas Street Choir Makes Historic Carnegie Hall Debut

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The choir, composed entirely of singers who are homeless, performs Wednesday at the hallowed New York venue alongside composer and pianist Jake Heggie and mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.


Texas Town 'Balances' Confederate Statue With One Of Lawyer Who Fought KKK

Monday, June 05, 2017

As cities grapple with whether to remove Confederate statues, Georgetown, Texas, debates two controversial statues. One is viewed by many as a tribute to a man who fought the Ku Klux Klan.


Alt-Right, White Nationalist, Free Speech: The Far Right's Language Explained

Sunday, June 04, 2017

A number of labels involving the far right have been tossed about once again after a stabbing in Portland. Here's what those labels mean.


Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill' With Proposal For Public Schools

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Texas legislature is again considering a bathroom bill. This one would require children in public schools to use restrooms that correspond to the gender on their birth certificates.


Texas Wants To Set Its Own Rules For Federal Family Planning Funds

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

In 2011, Texas gave up millions in federal Medicaid funding so it could exclude Planned Parenthood, which counts abortion among the procedures it provides, from its women's health program.


In Austin, Texas, Republican Lawmakers Promote State Governing Power

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Texas lawmakers have long thought it was better for local municipalities to govern themselves rather than having the state or the federal government jumping in. But now Texas Republican leaders in Austin have begun to contend both in legislation and in speeches, that in many instances, the state knows best.


In Texas, Officials Probe Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teenager

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Authorities in Balch Springs, Texas, are facing calls to charge the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager Saturday night. The officer is on leave.


Multiple Deaths Reported As Tornadoes, Floods Roll Through South, Midwest

Monday, May 01, 2017

Thunder storms ripped across Texas, the South and Midwest this weekend killing at least 15 and spawning tornadoes and floods that left parts of the countryside devastated.


Homeland Security Announces Decline In Illegal Mexican Border Crossings

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security announced a marked decline in the number of illegal border crossings from Mexico in recent months. It credits President Trump's tough stance on illegal immigration.


In Arizona, Program To Recruit Police To Help ICE Agents Gets Mixed Reviews

Thursday, March 09, 2017

As part of President Trump's promised crackdown on illegal immigration, he wants to bolster a program former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio aggressively practiced.


Religious Conservatives And Pro-Business Republicans Split Over Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Thursday, February 23, 2017

As Texas considers a bill to restrict transgender people's access to some restrooms, many in the state's business community question whether the measure is worth the business it might cost the state.


In Austin, A Boom In Short-Term Rentals Brings A Backlash

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Like many fast-growing regions, the city of Austin and the state of Texas are grappling with the growing market for short-term home and condo rentals like those listed on Airbnb and HomeAway.


Baylor Sanctioned By Big 12 After New Revelations About Sexual Assault Controversy

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

After filing of another lawsuit against Baylor and the university's disclosure of text messages between coaching staff, the Big 12 reached a "tipping point," a conference official said.


Big 12 Votes To Withhold Revenue From Baylor Pending Review

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Big 12 Conference board has voted to withhold some future revenue from Baylor University pending a review of athletics operations. The development is the latest in a long-running sexual assault scandal.


'Bathroom Bill' Fight Brewing In Texas

Monday, January 02, 2017

Texas Republicans are divided over the need for — and political wisdom of — a bill similar to one that caused political turmoil in North Carolina.


Trump Nominates Rick Perry To Lead Department Of Energy

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump continues to announce his picks for key cabinet positions. On Tuesday, several media outlets reported that Trump has picked former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to run the Department of Energy.


Funeral Directors Weigh In On Texas Rule Requiring Burial Of Fetal Remains

Monday, December 12, 2016

Abortion rights activists have filed a challenge to stop a new rule requiring clinics to bury fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages. The rule is also not sitting well with funeral directors.


U.S. Immigrant Youths Fear Deportation Under Trump

Sunday, November 20, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump vows his administration will deport millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally. In Texas that has frightened hundreds of thousands of so-called "dreamers."


Cuts In Texas Medicaid Hit Rural Kids With Disabilities Especially Hard

Thursday, November 03, 2016

State lawmakers cut $350 million in Medicaid funding to early childhood intervention therapists last year to help pay for tax cuts. Now rural toddlers are finding it hard to get vital treatment.