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Richard Whittaker


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.

599 articles in 2009   •   page 1 of 15

Election Update, 12/29/09

Only two business days lefts to file

News Daily, Dec. 29, 2009 7:00 PM

And Then There Were 71

Frank Corte latest longstanding Lege GOPer to step down

News Daily, Dec. 29, 2009 3:32 PM

Katz Going Ahead

Austin deli owner filing Friday for Dem lite guv race

News Daily, Dec. 28, 2009 11:40 AM

Texies Into 2010

Texas Rollergirls' schedule starting to fill out

Sports Daily, Dec. 27, 2009 3:32 PM

HD 47: Playing Rough in GOP Primary

Workman goes negative on Turner

News Feature, Dec. 25, 2009

Konnichiwa, Austin!

Celebrating Japanese animation and pop culture at IkkiCon IV

Screens Feature, Dec. 25, 2009

The Penguin With the Pulitzer

Berkeley Breathed on putting Opus to bed and what comes next

Books Feature, Dec. 25, 2009

Afghan Thoughts

Elections and reconstruction expert Dan Grant discusses the presidential plan

News Daily, Dec. 23, 2009 1:53 PM

Election Update, 12/23/09

Guess which Travis Co. Dem drew a surprise GOP opponent?

News Daily, Dec. 23, 2009 12:25 AM

Art Against Cancer

The Art Bra project turns a calendar into a really thoughtful gift

Design Daily, Dec. 22, 2009 12:30 PM

Election Update 12/20/09

Earle gets in, Isett out, Miles versus Edwards round three in Houston

News Daily, Dec. 20, 2009 1:00 PM

Workman Carpetbags Turner

HD-47 GOP hopeful Paul Workman goes after primary opponent early

News Daily, Dec. 19, 2009 8:56 PM

Happy Derby Day (Video)

Mayor proclaims Dec. 18 Texas Rollergirl Day

News Daily, Dec. 18, 2009 12:51 PM

Running the UT Numbers

Unless you're the football coach, budgetary times are dire

News Feature, Dec. 18, 2009

Capitol Dome to Get a Face-Lift

State Preservation Board announces a year of renovations

News Feature, Dec. 18, 2009

Keel Repeat

Former state rep to head up Texas Facilities Commission

News Daily, Dec. 17, 2009 3:47 PM

Election Update: 12/16/09

Battle lines drawn in State Board of Ed, HD-47 fights

News Daily, Dec. 16, 2009 4:53 PM

Kinky's Questions

Campaign consultant Colin Strother explains the Friedman Dem race switch

News Daily, Dec. 14, 2009 4:56 PM

Dem Guv Uproar

Shami files; Gilbert vs. Kinky for Gov becomes Gilbert vs. Kinky for Ag Commish

News Daily, Dec. 14, 2009 1:43 PM

Inside the Dome (Video)

Behind-the-scenes footage of what needs repairing in the Capitol

Design Daily, Dec. 12, 2009 10:25 PM

Capitol Investment

State Preservation Board announces months of repairs to Capitol Dome

News Daily, Dec. 11, 2009 4:02 PM

Weekend Election Update

Filings still trickle in, but now there's a real primary

News Daily, Dec. 11, 2009 10:32 AM

Guv's Race Shuffle

White shifts to the governor's race, and the candidate lineup follows

News Feature, Dec. 11, 2009

Republican Attack Ad Bites Back

The Republican Party of Texas gets crosswise with a crooner from the 1950s

News Feature, Dec. 11, 2009

Legislative Primaries: Let the Filing Begin

Candidates begin the fight for the Texas Lege

News Feature, Dec. 11, 2009

White Rallies Travis [Video]

Footage from the Houston mayor's opening gubernatorial campaign volley in Austin

News Daily, Dec. 10, 2009 9:31 AM

Jerry 4 Kinky?

Land Commish Patterson woos potential opponent

News Daily, Dec. 9, 2009 4:18 PM

Cap Metro Cans Veolia

Rail firm dumped, two new contractors to be voted on this afternoon

News Daily, Dec. 9, 2009 10:44 AM

New SWS Director Announced

California Resource Recovery Association boss Robert Gedert to run recycling

News Daily, Dec. 8, 2009 12:18 PM

Charter Advocates Advocate for Charters

Widely touted study or request for funds and deregulation?

News Daily, Dec. 8, 2009 12:10 PM

Election Update, 12/7/09

Dukes files, WilCo GOP primaries pick up speed

News Daily, Dec. 7, 2009 10:58 PM

Gilbert's Sauce/Goose/Gander Moment

Parsing Hank Gilbert's switch from gov to ag commissioner race

News Daily, Dec. 6, 2009 3:27 PM

In It To Win It

UPDATED: First two day's filings for 2010 elections in Travis County

News Daily, Dec. 6, 2009 10:45 AM

White for Gov

Houston mayor jumps from senate race

News Daily, Dec. 4, 2009 12:31 PM

Solid Waste Services

Toward a greener future

News Feature, Dec. 4, 2009

Let the Filing Begin

Political hopefuls: Get your paperwork in order

News Feature, Dec. 4, 2009

Back in the Saddle

Sen. Kirk Watson files for Senate, ending statewide speculation

News Daily, Dec. 3, 2009 4:40 PM

Protecting (Intellectual) Property

GOP attack ad on Bill White may face copyright questions

News Daily, Dec. 3, 2009 3:35 PM

See You Friday, Bill

Houston mayor to make announcement on switching primaries Friday

News Daily, Dec. 2, 2009 6:00 PM

Lincoln, NEone?

WFTDA announces locations for 2010 regionals, Texies plan for boot camp

Sports Daily, Dec. 2, 2009 4:30 PM

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