is a Washington correspondent for The Texas Tribune.
Matthew previously covered energy and climate policy at Politico, where he wrote the Morning Energy newsletter. Matthew was also a breaking news reporter, covering campaign events during the 2020 presidential election and the Mueller investigation. Before joining Politico, Matthew was a two-time reporting fellow at The Texas Tribune based in Austin, reporting on education, health care, immigration, guns, agriculture and land management. He graduated from Northwestern University where he studied journalism and political science and was managing editor of The Daily Northwestern. In his free time, Matthew enjoys cooking French country food while listening to Simon and Garfunkel.
The bill is largely a safeguard against potential action by the Supreme Court to overturn Obergefell v. Hodges, which made the Defense of Marriage Act unenforceable and enshrined the right to same-sex marriages across the country. Full Story