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Money for Nothing

October 31, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Texas record on "enterprise funds" is even worse than meets the eye

Dukes vs. Ludlow ... vs. Ethics

October 31, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Dukes files CFR late, again; Ludlow seeks to make it a campaign issue

How to Assemble Your Dan Patrick Mask

October 31, 2014

Be very afraid

The Courage of Dawnna Dukes

September 26, 2014 BY MARY TUMA

State representative discredits claims that abortion leads to mental health problems

Evicted and Helpless

September 19, 2014 BY MARY TUMA

Disabled residents to be forced out of state supported living center

What's Next for American YouthWorks?

September 12, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

TEA's closing leaves at-risk students adrift

Point Austin: The Dietz Decision

September 5, 2014 BY MICHAEL KING

Will Texas fulfill its constitutional promise?

Texas School Funding

September 5, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Still unconstitutional

A Little Light in the Darkne$$?

August 29, 2014 BY MARY TUMA

A light could soon shine on "Dark Money" in Texas

Then There's This: The Awesome Power of Women

August 15, 2014 BY AMY SMITH

Political group aims to increase voter turnout and so much more

How Not to 'Stop Patriarchy'

August 15, 2014 BY MARY TUMA

New York group has a curious way of "helping"

Davis Bops Abbott's Insider Deals

August 8, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Davis finds new traction with a full-frontal assault on Abbott's ethics

HB 2 Back in Court

August 1, 2014 BY MARY TUMA

The second legal battle to halt House Bill 2 begins Monday morning

All but Illegal

July 25, 2014 BY MARY TUMA

As the final provisions of HB 2 loom, Texas abortion clinics brace for closure

Then There's This: Whither Vested Rights?

July 18, 2014 BY AMY SMITH

Rejection of first case under new regs portends cloudy future

Point Austin: The Powers That Be

July 11, 2014 BY MICHAEL KING

The UT stalemate is one battle in an education war

Will Border Crisis Spur a Special Session?

June 27, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Perry, Dewhurst, Straus instruct DPS to increase border presence

The Right Hails Hall

May 23, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Regent refuses to go quietly

MPP: Ready to Roll on Pot in Texas

February 28, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

The Marijuana Policy Project is rolling out a Texas legalization campaign

Beats Nothing

February 21, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Women's health gets funding bump

Point Austin: Making Sense of Newtown

December 20, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

A year later, small steps toward changing the gun violence paradigm

It's Official: Van de Putte Running for Lt. Gov.

November 29, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

In a historic first, two women will top the Democratic ballot

Lege Lines

August 2, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Get ready for special number three

What Now? What Next?

July 26, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

With clinics already closing, Texas' extreme abortion restrictions head to the courts

Shit or Shinola? Dewhurst Puts His Foot in It

July 26, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Lt. Gov. throws Texas DPS under the bus in an attempt to explain Tampongate

The Making of a Movement

July 19, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

Moments from the battle on women's rights ... in progress

'The Fight for the Future ... Is Just Beginning'

July 19, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

After weeks of drama, sweeping abortion restrictions pass the Lege

Aftermath: Troopers Bust Protesters

July 19, 2013 BY AMY GENTRY

In the heat of the abortion protests, some say the DPS used excessive force

Point Austin: Adios, Mofo

July 12, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

The governor's legacy of negligence and contempt

SB 1/HB 2: How a Lie Becomes a Law

July 12, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

GOP steamrolls through abortion bill vote

Lege Lines

July 12, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

More on the special session and a preview of the 2014 election

Filibuster Fallout: The Gallery Arrests

July 12, 2013 BY AMY GENTRY

After spending hours on crossword puzzles in the Senate gallery, an elderly woman gets cuffed

Hightower Report: A 'People's Filibuster' in Texas awakens a movement

July 12, 2013

Even old bulls heard Wendy Davis' filibuster loud and clear

Then There's This: Anne McAfee Stands With Women

July 5, 2013 BY AMY SMITH

Activist recovering after taking ill at historic filibuster

Point Austin: A Moment of Celebration

June 28, 2013 BY MICHAEL KING

It's a long road, but we can walk it together

Perry's Vexing Vetoes

June 21, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Perry kills 24 more bills

Redistricting Maps Head to House

June 21, 2013 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

New maps likely to draw court challenges

Texas Poised to Hit 500th Execution

June 21, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Texas is on the eve of its 500th execution since death penalty reinstatement

The Mad Men: Senate Votes to Impose New Abortion Limits

June 21, 2013 BY JORDAN SMITH

Senate GOP votes to impose new abortion limits

The Hightower Report: The Class of 2013 Seems to Get It

June 21, 2013 BY JIM HIGHTOWER

Civilization is what we make happen

From the Newsdesk Blog

Libertarian Ludlow Seeks Press Against Dukes

October 20, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Who has most to lose from HD46 ethics complaint?

Voter ID: Battle Lost, War Goes On

October 18, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Litigants respond to SCOTUS ruling, pledge continuing challenge

Judge Throws Out Texas Voter ID Law

October 10, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Compares photo requirement to Jim Crow, poll tax

Wallace Hall Has a List

September 4, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

UT System regent claims conspiracy as grand jury imminent

Court Rules Texas School Finance Unconstitutional

August 28, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Dietz says current system fails students, must be rebuilt

Naishtat to Be Released From Hospital

August 24, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Internal bleeding after bike accident under control

Naishtat Recovering After Accident

August 23, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Biking incident results in hospitalization

Perry's Mug Shot

August 20, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Governor arraigned on two felony charges: Twitter goes dewy-eyed

Dietz Stays on School Finance Suit

June 24, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Hail Mary play by AG Abbott fails to force judicial recusal

HBO Going Under the Dome for 'God Save Texas'

June 18, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Lights, camera, point of order in new political drama

The End of the Dewhurst Era

June 5, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Will the Senate strip the powers of the next lite guv?

Debates: Davis Raises, Abbott Sticks

May 21, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Dem attacks GOPer for limited schedule and bypassing big cities

The Debating Game

May 19, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Abbott offers two face-to-face meetings, Davis to demand more

Hall Gets Hooked by Lawmakers

May 12, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Transparency committee moves forward to impeach UT regent

Patterson Tars and Feathers Patrick as Chicken Hawk

May 9, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

GOP primary run-off drags up war service and draft dodging claims

Study: More Innocents on Death Row Than Previously Thought

April 28, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Number could be higher in larger criminal justice system

TDCJ Fails to Protect Prisoners From Extreme Heat

April 23, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

At least 14 have died since 2007

HB 2 Protesters Return to Court

April 22, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Prosecutors juggle charges – A, B, C – without resolution

Texans Like Pot

April 20, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Survey results clear: reform is needed

Medi-Pot Not Cause of Crime

April 18, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

UT Dallas researchers find certain crime dropped in medi-pot states

More HB 2 Fallout: Abortion Doctors Sue Dallas Hospital

April 17, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

HB 2 politics hits doctors unlawfully discriminated against by UGHD

Abbott Turns Open Records into Campaign Stunt

April 14, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Meanwhile Davis savages Republican over "Baby STAAR" pre-K tests

New HB 2 Suit Challenges Regulations That Could Shutter All But Six Texas Clinics

April 3, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Suit seeks to block enforcement of two provisions

Abortion Providers to File Second Suit Against HB 2

April 2, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Challenging admitting privileges and ASC regulations

Should Texas Legalize Marijuana?

April 1, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

That's what Progress Texas wants to know

Fifth Circuit Upholds Provisions of HB 2

March 27, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Exempts clinics that already applied for admitting privileges

‘Against the Grain’ of Justice

March 25, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Committee hears testimony on treatment of young offenders

SXSW Film Review: 'Vessel'

March 9, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Diana Whitten takes viewers inside the fight for reproductive rights

Whole Woman's Health Closes Two Abortion Clinics

March 6, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

HB 2 fallout continues

Does DNA Testing Prove Skinner's Guilt?

February 6, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

That depends on whom you ask

CCA Denies DNA Testing in Swearingen Case

February 5, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Death row inmate doesn't have right to test murder weapon for DNA

Texas Exonerates 13 in 2013

February 4, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Nationally, more than 1,300 exonerated since 1989

Israel Takes House District 50

January 28, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Dems hold on to Strama's seat in special run off

Court Extends Hours in House District 50 Run Off

January 28, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

You've got until 8pm to vote

House District 50 Run Off Hit by Cold

January 28, 2014 BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Travis County announces change to voting locations

Texas Governor to Decriminalize Pot!

January 24, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Perry claims progress … but the facts are not so plain

Texas Clemency Process Poor, But Good Enough for Government Work

January 22, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

BPP and court deny Tamayo execution reprieve. Last stop, Perry

Holding Prosecutors Accountable

January 21, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Anthony Graves seeking justice for wrongful conviction

Hair Analysis: The Root of the Evidence Problem

January 13, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Texas takes on first-in-the-nation statewide case review

Turning Back the Clock on Reproductive Rights

January 8, 2014 BY JORDAN SMITH

Council members endorse bill that would fight abortion restrictions