Alexa Ura

Alexa Ura covers politics and demographics for The Texas Tribune

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Straus Earthquake Could Shake Up Texas Politics for Years

The departure of Texas' House Speaker Joe Straus will have a significant impact on the state's politics.


Texans Prepare for Round Two of 'Bathroom Bill' Debate

Texans are gearing up for a continuation of the debate over which bathrooms transgender individuals can use.


"I Have to Vote"

Why Texas is seeing a rise in citizenship applications.


Crime Rates Are Lower On the Border

Here’s why border town crime rates aren’t as you might imagine.


The Issue of Race in a Race in Houston

Alexa Ura explores a congressional race in Houston, Texas—and whether identity politics might soon play a part.