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Stephen Paulsen

Stephen Paulsen

Stephen Paulsen lives in Austin and writes about Texas for Courthouse News, where he's also features editor. His work has appeared in Texas Monthly, The Texas Observer, Houston Chronicle and elsewhere. In his free time, he likes to make art, go swimming and work on recipes.

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Latest Articles by Stephen Paulsen

In South Texas, SpaceX looms over iconic beach

Texas wants to give state parkland to Elon Musk’s SpaceX. But the plan faces obstacles, including a lawsuit from the unrecognized Esto'k Gna tribe and other local activists.

Texas sues major porn distributor in bid to enforce content-warning law

The lawsuit comes after the Fifth Circuit last year reversed a lower-court injunction blocking the law.

After suit from nonprofits, federal judge orders Texas county to open up bail hearings

Caldwell County was sued last year by a group of nonprofits, including two news outlets, which said a policy barring access to bail hearings was impeding their efforts to report the news and help detainees.