Richard Whittaker

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Gov. Perry's Ham-Fisted Veto Pen Strikes Again
Gov. Perry's Ham-Fisted Veto Pen Strikes Again
Lege coverage

News, June 22, 2007

Conspiracy on South Lamar
Conspiracy on South Lamar
King of conspiracy theorists Alex Jones to debut new anti-global government footage tonight.

News, June 21, 2007

Perry's Push or Family's Call?
Perry's Push or Family's Call?
So why is Texas Commissioner of Education Shirley Neeley standing down? She has two answers.

News, June 21, 2007

A Tale of Training Hours
A Tale of Training Hours
Who gets more training - Texas Youth Commission guards or licensed masseurs?

News, June 20, 2007

More Chair-Shuffling at the Mansion
More Chair-Shuffling at the Mansion
It's all-change for the same old faces in Rick Perry's staff.

News, June 20, 2007

Rising Tides on Town Lake
Rising Tides on Town Lake
Soggy times ahead as LCRA opens the floodgates.

News, June 20, 2007

Bye-Bye Roger, Hello Phil!
Meet your new secretary of state!

News, June 19, 2007

Craddick and the Never-Ending 80th Session
Craddick and the Never-Ending 80th Session
House Republicans are seeking legal advice on whether Tom Craddick broke the rules.

News, June 19, 2007

Burka Brouhaha
Burka Brouhaha
What did O'Day do, and why won't Paul Burka say?

News, June 18, 2007

What's a Good Texas Movie?
What's a Good Texas Movie?
Would the Lege have given tax breaks to North Dallas Forty?

News, June 18, 2007

Could the Discovery Channel Sue?
Could the Discovery Channel Sue?
The Transportation Security Administration is defending how it handled a sippy cup: Will it have to defend their defense?

News, June 18, 2007

A 'Soylent Green' Moment
A 'Soylent Green' Moment
A telling joke at the expense of the oil industry.

News, June 18, 2007

They Used to Call It Train Wreck
They Used to Call It Train Wreck
TCEQ lets Texas slide further into a coal-fired future.

News, June 14, 2007

TYC: One Heads Out, Two Move Up
TYC: One Heads Out, Two Move Up
The clean sweep at Texas Youth Commission keeps a lot of the same names.

News, June 12, 2007

Don't Spend That Budget Yet
Don't Spend That Budget Yet
Has the Lege really given out any more money in that megabudget? Even state agencies don't know.

News, June 12, 2007

What Can't You Say on TV?
What Can't You Say on TV?
Swearing in public: no longer one rule for Bono, one rule for Bush.

News, June 5, 2007

Eight Reps Enter, One Speaker Leaves … Eventually
Eight Reps Enter, One Speaker Leaves … Eventually
Welcome to what may be the biggest, longest speaker race ever.

News, June 1, 2007

Houston to Turner
Houston to Turner
Has his allegiance to Tom Craddick already cost Sylvester Turner the speaker race?

News, May 31, 2007

Looking for Promotion (Updated)
Looking for Promotion (Updated)
Which Dem wants to be House Speaker?

News, May 30, 2007

Real Price Cuts? Now That Would be Shocking
Real Price Cuts? Now That Would be Shocking
Did Rep. Dunnam really kill an electricity rate rebate bill, or a PR stunt?

News, May 30, 2007

Bringing Back the Gold
Bringing Back the Gold
Which Austin legislator was called freshman of the year?

News, May 29, 2007

Sine Die Part 2: The House
Sine Die Part 2: The House
The House ends the 80th session like it has been for weeks: divided, fighting over the rule book, and pointing fingers at Speaker Craddick.

News, May 29, 2007

Sine Die Part 1: The Senate
Sine Die Part 1: The Senate
How did the session end in the eastern chamber of the Lege?

News, May 29, 2007

Me and My Shadows
Me and My Shadows
Who are the two new figures looming behind Speaker Tom Craddick?

News, May 28, 2007

Stretching Definitions
Stretching Definitions
Speaker Craddick is finding that everyone can play the parliamentary rules game.

News, May 28, 2007

No Sleep 'Til Tenure
Top 10 percent survives, but academic reformers may have a new target.

News, May 28, 2007

'Mr. Speaker, You Are Here Because We Put You Here'
'Mr. Speaker, You Are Here Because We Put You Here'
In a show of grand theatrics, Rep. Haggerty holds his own vote on Tom Craddick and busts the House quorum.

News, May 28, 2007

Meet the Temp Boss, Same as the Old Boss
Meet the Temp Boss, Same as the Old Boss
Rep. Dunnam takes Turner to task for being too much like embattled Speaker Craddick.

News, May 28, 2007

Keel and Wilson Unify the House
Keel and Wilson Unify the House
Speaker Craddick may have found a real use for his parliamentarians – they may be more hated than he is.

News, May 28, 2007

The Revolving Door Lets Craddick Allies In
The Revolving Door Lets Craddick Allies In
"First thing we do, get rid of the lawyers. Then appoint our own."

News, May 26, 2007

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