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Richard Whittaker

Staff Writer

TWITTER: @YorkshireTX

The Chronicle's token Englishman, and a graduate of the universities of York, Stirling, and Texas, Richard's multitude of beats include education, the legislature, and film news. He has also been covering roller derby since 2007, the longest run for any mainstream journalist.

4,986 articles   •   page 82 of 125

Bolton Gets a Challenger

Ex-RECA board member Paul Workman running in HD-47 as Republican

News Daily, Nov. 2, 2009 4:40 PM

Perry Goes Big-C Conservative

Governor endorses non-Republican in NY-23 Congressional race

News Daily, Oct. 30, 2009 1:42 PM

Take Three

Texas film incentives don't always carry sufficient funding

News Feature, Oct. 30, 2009

What's in HB 873? The New Incentive Levels.

News Feature, Oct. 30, 2009

Promising Start for Dem Senate Candidates

Campaign finance reports show Houston Mayor Bill White out front

News Feature, Oct. 30, 2009

Dick for Kay

Did the ex-vice president confuse KBH with KBR?

News Daily, Oct. 29, 2009 10:45 AM

Judge Dismisses Yogurt Shop Charges

Lynch grants state's request UPDATE: Travis Co. DA responds

News Daily, Oct. 28, 2009 4:44 PM

Go Rebels!

Travis High wins school state accountability appeal

News Daily, Oct. 28, 2009 4:04 PM

Tier One Tantrums

Young Conservatives tout Neo-Con group's study opposing more research

News Daily, Oct. 28, 2009 11:04 AM

Flat Track Update

Halloween chills and national thrills for the Texas Rollergirls

Sports Daily, Oct. 27, 2009 4:31 PM

Twitter Me This

Misguided political thoughts in 140 characters or less

News Daily, Oct. 27, 2009 3:38 PM

White's OK for Cash

US Senate campaign finance reports show Houston mayor ahead

News Daily, Oct. 26, 2009 4:22 PM

Return to the House of Torment

Heading back into the nation's number five Halloween attraction

Design Daily, Oct. 24, 2009 1:26 PM

Hard Times in the Land of Plenty

Service nonprofits and their funders face the economic gale

News Feature, Oct. 23, 2009

Dedicated to the Ones They Love

Dedicated nonprofits become more strategic about sponsorships

News Feature, Oct. 23, 2009

State Parks Feel Pinch

News Feature, Oct. 23, 2009

Modern School Lessons: Reading, Writing, and Real Estate

The sale of a historic Central Austin estate puts private schools in jeopardy

News Feature, Oct. 23, 2009

The Dungeon Masters

From the filmmaker who make the Roky Erickson doc, You’re Gonna Miss Me, comes this astute and empathetic survey of Dungeons & Dragons gamers.

Film Review, Oct. 23, 2009

Early Disinterest

In-person turnout for constitutional amendment elections plummets from prior years

News Daily, Oct. 22, 2009 1:18 AM

Williamson Primary Plans

Expect some red-on-red action to the north

News Daily, Oct. 21, 2009 7:15 PM

HD 48 GOP Primary a Race

Second Republican planning to challenge Rep. Donna Howard

News Daily, Oct. 19, 2009 1:22 PM

Quilt of Memories

A special tribute at checkout #9

Design Daily, Oct. 16, 2009 4:27 PM

Shapleigh Not Running in 2010

El Paso state senator stepping away after 12 years in the Capitol

News Daily, Oct. 16, 2009 12:45 PM

So Over Grover

Norquist, Perry join anti-tax forces

News Feature, Oct. 16, 2009

City of Crimson

AIDS Services of Austin's Micah King talks red buildings and AIDS Walk Austin (video)

News Daily, Oct. 15, 2009 4:20 PM

Scott's Challenge

Commissioner of Education tells critics to "bring it"

News Daily, Oct. 14, 2009 3:47 PM

Cats for Calvello

Hellcats take the TXRD Lonestar title while Cherry Bombs suffer injuries

Sports Daily, Oct. 13, 2009 4:00 PM

White Cane Day

Austin to host nation's largest White Cane Day parade

News Daily, Oct. 12, 2009 3:44 PM

Calvello Cup '09

TXRD Lonestar banked track derby championship this Saturday

Sports Daily, Oct. 9, 2009 4:57 PM

Sales Tax in the Tank

Comptroller reports 12.5% drop in sales tax revenue

News Daily, Oct. 9, 2009 12:20 PM

Throwdown at Travis High

LULAC, NAACP square off against principal

News Feature, Oct. 9, 2009

Coheed & Cambria

Music Review, Oct. 9, 2009

Desk Shuffle at Sunset

Lt. Gov. Dewhurst promotes, appoints new members to oversight committee

News Daily, Oct. 8, 2009 4:22 PM

Craddick's Cash

Texans for Public Justice file ethics complaint about former speaker

News Daily, Oct. 7, 2009 2:00 PM

Claudio Sanchez: My Life in Comics

Coheed and Cambria frontman explains how he will Kill Audio

Books Daily, Oct. 7, 2009 1:07 PM

Austin Energy Chief to Retire

Environmental innovator Roger Duncan announces he is stepping down in 2010

News Daily, Oct. 7, 2009 11:41 AM

Meet the Real Babe Ruthless

Whip It inspirations putting on the Ritz

Sports Daily, Oct. 6, 2009 5:35 PM

HD 48 Heats Up

Ex-banker Glenn Bass to challenge Rep. Donna Howard in general election

News Daily, Oct. 5, 2009 10:49 AM


Rejected by AISD, Community Education Partners blames an academic paper – and sues its author

News Feature, Oct. 2, 2009

Tough Enough

Whip It director Drew Barrymore and scribe Shauna Cross roll with the punches

Screens Feature, Oct. 2, 2009

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