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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

Jim Crow Gets a Vote

Voter-ID bills protect voters ... by keeping them away from polls

Amy Smith, May. 4, 2007

Demanding Lege Action on Detained Families

Activists hold "People's Hearing" at Capitol to call attention to house resolution demanding alternatives to incarceration of immigrant children .

Patty Ruland, May. 4, 2007

Ounce of Prevention, $467 Million of Cure

House State Affairs Committee approves measure that would increase education regarding family-planning programs and sexually transmitted disease prevention.

Jordan Smith, May. 4, 2007

Capitol Briefs

May. 4, 2007

On the Lege

Trying to revive insurance for kids

Amy Smith, Apr. 27, 2007

Immigration Folly at the Lege

Richard Whittaker, Apr. 27, 2007

House: Squeeze the (Dem) Voters

Voter-ID bill passes the House

Lee Nichols, Apr. 27, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Apr. 27, 2007

Abortion Makes You Crash

Tired arguments and middle-aged men set anti-woman agenda

Jordan Smith, Apr. 19, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Apr. 19, 2007

Doing Right on Drugs

A needle-exchange program moves toward a Senate vote

Jordan Smith, Apr. 19, 2007

TXU Meltdown

TXU says FU, then backs down

Amy Smith, Apr. 13, 2007

Itty Bitty Steps

Minority Dems savor a few budget victories, and other news from the Capitol

Amy Smith, Apr. 6, 2007

TYC Update: Conservator Conflicts

Richard Whittaker, Apr. 6, 2007

Budget Rollout

The budget battle begins at the Capitol

Amy Smith, Mar. 30, 2007

A $156 Million Disaster

The Accenture scheme blows up in the state's face

Mar. 23, 2007

Another Spin of the Wheel

Pro-gambling interests try their luck again; and other Lege news

Amy Smith, Mar. 16, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Mar. 16, 2007

On the Lege

News from beneath the pink granite dome

Amy Smith, Mar. 9, 2007

Capitol Briefs

Mar. 9, 2007

A Senior Moment

Austin Rep. Elliott Naishtat is leading charges to protect both seniors and children this session

Amy Smith, Feb. 23, 2007

On the Lege

Texas and Sudan: In or Out?

Amy Smith, Feb. 16, 2007

On the Lege

The Cervical Wars Part I: Perry, HPV, and the Politics of Cancer

Amy Smith, Feb. 9, 2007

Lege Lowdown

Feb. 9, 2007

Loyalty pays off

Rose, Dukes rewarded for standing with Craddick

Amy Smith, Feb. 2, 2007

Watson Having Fun Stateside

Austin's freshman senator picks up plum assignments

Amy Smith, Jan. 26, 2007

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