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Who Is This Texas ‘Ambassador’ Who Works At The Capitol Visitors Center?

No matter how jet-lagged, or sweaty, Austin tourists may find themselves when they reach the Texas Capitol Visitors Center, they’ll find a breath of fresh air waiting for them just inside its doors: Mary Jackson.

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The Lege Is Back

Texas lawmakers have reconvened at the State Capitol Building for the start of the 86th Legislative Session. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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What Are Capitol View Corridors?

State and city efforts to preserve views of the Texas Capitol have led to some oddly-shaped buildings in downtown Austin.

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Texas Standard: September 18, 2015

Black Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, All Lives Matter- maintaining the peace as groups converge on the Texas Capitol. Also, the glass ceiling in college athletics- what’s preventing women from reaching top posts at top universities? Plus, the story behind a new safe haven for survivors of modern day slavery …And Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison,…

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