Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune

Jolie McCullough reports on criminal justice issues and policy for The Texas Tribune, ranging from coverage on policing and courts to prisons and the death penalty. She came to the Tribune in early 2015 from the Albuquerque Journal, and has previously worked at the Arizona Republic. She is a graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

At a New Mexico abortion clinic, calls flood in from Texas and wait time for appointments grows

By: - July 6, 2022

With sympathy in their voices, the receptionists at the University of New Mexico Center for Reproductive Health relayed the same news into the phone over and over again Wednesday morning. “We’re scheduling about four weeks out.” The people on the other end of the line, mostly Texas women, were told those four weeks could mean […]

After losing battle to preserve Roe v. Wade, Mississippi’s last abortion clinic is moving to NM

By: - July 5, 2022

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Shannon Brewer has lived in Mississippi her entire life, but when she realized the U.S. Supreme Court was about to upend her life’s work, she didn’t think twice about trading her state’s lush wetlands for a ragged mountain range. At 50, Brewer has worked nearly half her life at what became […]

Confronted with mass shootings, Texas Republicans have repeatedly loosened gun laws

By: and - May 25, 2022

In the past few years, Texas Republicans have been quick to consider a crackdown on gun violence after a mass shooting. They did so in 2018 after a 17-year-old entered Santa Fe High School and killed 10 people. Then again in 2019, when two mass shootings weeks apart occurred in El Paso at a Walmart […]