Texas librarians face harassment as they navigate book bans | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas librarians face harassment as they navigate book bans |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Lauren Witte Suzette Baker was given a list of books to take off the shelves of Kingsland Library in Llano County. Baker refused, and she was fired. Librarian Suzette Baker said she faced a hard choice last year when her boss asked her to hide a book on critical … Read more

Texas Dems ask White House to probe Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of COVID funds for border crackdown | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas Dems ask White House to probe Gov.  Greg Abbott’s use of COVID funds for border crackdown |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Instagram / govabbott Gov. Greg Abbott talks tough at the border during a 2021 news conference touting his immigration crackdown. Texas Democratic lawmakers including San Antonio US Rep. Joaquin Castro are pushing the Biden administration to investigate whether Gov. Greg Abbott misused federal pandemic-relief funding by funneling it into his immigration crackdown. … Read more

Supreme Court draft ruling puts Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff | San Antonio News | San Antonio

Supreme Court draft ruling puts Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff |  San Antonio News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Sanford Nowlin US Rep. Henry Cuellar speaks in 2020 at a downtown San Antonio press briefing. When Jessica Cisneros released the first TV ad of her Democratic primary runoff last week, it highlighted how her opponent, US Rep. Henry Cuellar of Laredo, was the only House Democrat to vote against legislation to … Read more