Senior Politics Writer

Karen Brooks Harper

Covers: Texas political leadership, politics, legislature, elections, fiscal policy, criminal justice, family, labor, healthcare


Karen Brooks Harper has covered Texas politics in and out of Austin for nearly 30 years. She's also covered the cartel wars along the TX-MX border, Congress in Mexico City, and 6 hurricanes, among other stories. Raised on blues and great food in the MS Delta, she lives in ATX with her family, her guitar, and her boxing gloves. In that order.
Latest Stories