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Lege Lines: Stretching Toward a Sunset

Don't praise the Senate GOP for working quickly to pass what's needed

Mary Tuma, Jul. 20, 2017

Lege Lines

Sine die at last, transportation, water, and more

Richard Whittaker, Aug. 8, 2013

Lege Lines

With only transportation left on the special session agenda, the 2014 race begins

Richard Whittaker, Jul. 18, 2013

Lege Lines

The 83rd session keeps rolling

Richard Whittaker, Jul. 3, 2013

Lege Lines: Redistricting Battle Drags On

More hearings are scheduled as the House debates alternate maps

Richard Whittaker, Jun. 6, 2013

Lege Lines

This week the Lege takes on wrongful convictions, medical marijuana, and dark money

May. 16, 2013

Lege Lines

It's a mad rush at the Lege before sine die

Richard Whittaker, May. 9, 2013

Lege Lines

The Lege looks at campus guns, the Rainy Day Fund, and the West explosion

Richard Whittaker, May. 2, 2013


Texas Lottery, Rainy Day Fund, water, education, payday lenders, and more

Richard Whittaker, Apr. 25, 2013

Lege Lines

Jordan Smith, Apr. 11, 2013


Jordan Smith, Mar. 13, 2013


Mar. 7, 2013


UT Regents, education, gun control, and more

Feb. 21, 2013


School finance, evolution, secession, and more

Feb. 14, 2013

When Good Things Happen to Bad Bills – and Vice Versa

Bad bills fly, while good bills die

the News Staff, May. 22, 2009

Topless Tax Bottoming Out?

Two competing bills at play over admission fees at topless clubs

Richard Whittaker, May. 22, 2009


Quickies from the Capitol

the News Staff, May. 22, 2009

Thumbs Up for State-School Reforms

At long last, some changes afoot in state schools

Richard Whittaker, May. 22, 2009

House Tweaks Death Penalty Law

Kenneth Foster Act aims to clean things up

Jordan Smith, May. 22, 2009

Local Reps and Their Committees

Strama tapped to oversee Technology Committee

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 20, 2009

Sticker Shock Over Governor's Mansion Repairs

The historical building may be endangered but so is the state's pocketbook

Lee Nichols, Feb. 20, 2009

A Renewed Push for Judicial Reforms

Shining a light on the Texas judiciary

Jordan Smith, Feb. 20, 2009

On the Road (and Rail) Again

Watson's take on transportation reform

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 20, 2009

Straus Offers Welcome to His House

Nosy reporters snoop around the speaker's apartment

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 13, 2009

The New Wildcatters: Lege Goes Solar

Solar bills are back by popular demand

Daniel Mottola, Feb. 13, 2009

Gambling Debate Returns to Capitol

With every legislative session comes a study on the economic benefits of slot machines at race tracks

Lee Nichols, Feb. 13, 2009

Unevolved: Same Old Silliness, Slim Victory for Science

It turns out that the State Board of Education knows more about science than real scientists!

Lee Nichols, Jan. 30, 2009

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

Lege coverage

Richard Whittaker, Jun. 22, 2007

Perry Flips on Private Property Rights

Guv vetoes bill offering protections from eminent domain

Amy Smith, Jun. 22, 2007

'Texas Monthly' Legislative Top 10s

Best and worst of the Lone Star State

Amy Smith, Jun. 22, 2007

On the Lege

Eminent-domain fight moves to Perry's desk

Amy Smith, Jun. 15, 2007

On the Lege

Looking back at the Lege through local eyes

Amy Smith, Jun. 8, 2007

Rodeo 80

The 2007 Legislature in a quick-step roundup

Jun. 8, 2007

On the Lege

The last days of the session: a rebellion and a budget

Amy Smith, Jun. 1, 2007

Final Budget: Pork for Me, Not for Thee

Amy Smith, Jun. 1, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Jun. 1, 2007

In Search of Silver Linings

When suffering the Lege, just remember: It could always be worse

Amy Smith, May. 25, 2007

Capitol Briefs

May. 25, 2007

Freshman Watson Thrives in Senate Environment

Lege is preferable to City Hall for former mayor

Amy Smith, May. 18, 2007

Capitol Briefs

May. 18, 2007

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