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Michael King

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News Editor Michael King has reported on city and state politics for the Chronicle since 2000. He was educated at Indiana University and Yale, and from 1977 to 1985 taught at UT-Austin. He has been the editor of the Houston Press and The Texas Observer, and has reported and written widely on education, politics, and cultural subjects.

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On the Lege, One Last Time

News Feature, Jun. 6, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

The Lege battle over ethics covers a multitude of sins -- and hidden agendas.

News Column, Jun. 6, 2003

Getting Sheared by Sager: It's On the (legal) Record

Travis Co. GOP boss Alan Sager gypped his Supercuts workers out of thousands of dollars -- no matter what he says now.

News Feature, May. 30, 2003

The Sound of Falling Dominoes

The state budget crisis is only one piece of a much larger, distressing government puzzle.

News Column, May. 30, 2003

Killer D's Come Home, But the Saga Goes On

The Ardmore walkout reverberates at the Capitol.

News Feature, May. 23, 2003

Naked City

No Caves, OK?

News Feature, May. 23, 2003

Naked City

Texans vs. Priscilla Owen

News Feature, May. 23, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

Lights On, Still Nobody Home: Entering the final innings, the lege scorecard is filled with zeroes

News Column, May. 23, 2003

Leaving the Children Behind

News Feature, May. 16, 2003

Texas Wants Nuke Waste

News Feature, May. 16, 2003

The House Adjourns to Oklahoma

The House Dems may be losing the legislative wars, but they're finally winning the PR battle.

News Column, May. 16, 2003

Re-Redistricting

If Tom DeLay has his way, Austin will have no voice in Congress.

News Feature, May. 9, 2003

Naked City

SXSW Counterfeit Bust

News Feature, May. 9, 2003

Naked City

Enviro Heaven, Enviro Hell

News Feature, May. 9, 2003

Naked City

School Finance Shell Game

News Feature, May. 9, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

Always count on the Texas Legislature to remember: The gold rules

News Column, May. 9, 2003

Naked City

Schools' Check in the Mail

News Feature, May. 2, 2003

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Penny and Pound Foolish

News Feature, May. 2, 2003

Small Victory, Bitter Defeats

A small win for the good guys, followed by a huge loss.

News Column, May. 2, 2003

Lies, Damn Lies, and Polls

News Feature, Apr. 25, 2003

Naked City

The Hammer's Back in Town

News Feature, Apr. 25, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

This year's House budget debate reads suspiciously like Catch-22.

News Column, Apr. 25, 2003

On the Lege

Sen. Bill Ratliff's committee shows what good government looks like as it takes up controversial HB 4.

News Column, Apr. 25, 2003

Naked City

Air Clearing Over Rockdale?

News Feature, Apr. 18, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

Waiting for Ratliff: the Lege Ship Sinks and The Lifeboats are leaking

News Column, Apr. 18, 2003

"The Definition of Hell"

News Column, Apr. 18, 2003

A Lege Too Far

With Six Weeks to Go, the Legislative Future Looks Dark and Darker

News Feature, Apr. 11, 2003

Horsepower Now, Health Care ... Whenever

News Feature, Apr. 11, 2003

Capitol Chronicle: Patriotic Gore

The Texas House wants to cut health care, human services, and education, but it's really enthusiastic about war.

News Column, Apr. 11, 2003

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Cash Falls From Sky at Lege

News Feature, Apr. 4, 2003

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AISD Bites the Budget Bullet

News Feature, Apr. 4, 2003

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God Wears Silver and Blue

News Feature, Apr. 4, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

Tort Deform gives business the gold mine, the rest of us the shaft.

News Column, Apr. 4, 2003

Tort Deform at the House

Tort reform climbs the mountain -- and then gets pushed back down.

News Feature, Mar. 28, 2003

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Forward Into the Past

News Feature, Mar. 28, 2003

Fiddling While Texas Burns

The fight over "tort-reform" is masking a bigger battle over state priorities.

News Column, Mar. 28, 2003

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C.H.I.P.: Many Kids, Left Behind

News Feature, Mar. 21, 2003

Lawyers, Drugs, and Money: The Latest on Metabolife

News Feature, Mar. 14, 2003

Mauro on Metabolife

News Feature, Mar. 14, 2003

Morales Takes Federal Rap

News Feature, Mar. 14, 2003

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