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Recurring Character
Four Texas writers on fathers and sons
"...iced tea, and cobbler. Unfortunately, David Wilkinson was in Alpine, where he now lives, and W.K. (Kip) Stratton was..."

June 17, 2005 Books Feature

Naked City
Requiring photo ID to vote disenfranchises poor, opponents say
"...Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, summed up thus: "Today, the Texas House made it..."

May 6, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Keel-Hauling Death Row Defendants
Austin Rep. wants to fast-track federal appeals, speed up executions
"...Burnam, D-Fort Worth, voting against it. Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, offered an amendment, which Keel initially accepted, that would've..."

April 8, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Day Trips
Dan Blocker of O'Donnell, Texas, was Hoss Cartwright on the television show 'Bonanza' and lives on through reruns and in a museum and small park in his hometown in the Panhandle
"...University in Abilene and Sul Ross State University in Alpine, he became interested in acting and graduated with a..."

March 25, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Robbing Pedro to Pay … Highland Park?
The funds in the latest public ed bill appear much less than meets the eye
"...standards and expectations," said caucus chair Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine. "If there is no new money," Haggerty added, "there..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
House Ds tear into Craddick – and then back him for speaker?
"...1972. The statement, co-signed by Reps. Pete Gallego of Alpine and Garnet Coleman of Houston, notes that in all,..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Call Him Unimpeachable?
The governor's gamble on casinos may yet come up snake-eyes
"...only reps who would go on the record were Alpine's Pete Gallego and Fort Worth's Lon Burnam. Burnam –..."

July 9, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Snake Eyes
As Perry's session goes down to defeat, the rest of Texas celebrates a victory
"...The Democrats responded with their own bromides, as Alpine Rep. Pete Gallego described Craddick's deference to whatever the..."

May 21, 2004 News Column by Michael King

The State's Schoolyard Spats
Perry, Dewhurst, and Gallego all have their own plans
"...on sales taxes. The MALC chair, Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, said the state already relies too much on sales..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...alter ego, a Meryn-Cadell-meets-Heidi in short leather pants and alpine suspenders. The classically trained Muir packs a multilingual wallop..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Capitol Chronicle
Sen. John Whitmire flees exile in Albuquerque and says he'll return to the Senate with or without his Democratic colleagues.
"...Senator Whitmire's decision," was the characteristically diplomatic locution of Alpine Rep. Pete Gallego, who added that the sharpest sting..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Column by Michael King

On the Lege
The Senate stands at ease, and the House steamrolls easily.
"...tore the pages out altogether. Asked by Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, why he hadn't just resubmitted the House version, Krusee..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Happenings
"...State Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine and chair of the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus, will be..."

May 30, 2003 News Feature

Killer D's Come Home, But the Saga Goes On
The Ardmore walkout reverberates at the Capitol.
"...Alpine's Pete Gallego and Houston's Garnet Coleman followed in the..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Penny and Pound Foolish
"...and "restorations" contemplated in both budgets, Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, commented a couple of weeks ago: "It's pretty simple...."

May 2, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
This year's House budget debate reads suspiciously like Catch-22.
"...budget, joined by others -- notably Pete Gallego of Alpine and Scott Hochberg of Houston -- who by seniority..."

April 25, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle: Patriotic Gore
The Texas House wants to cut health care, human services, and education, but it's really enthusiastic about war.
"...was illegal campaign advertising for Bush 2004.) Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, did manage to attach an amendment that defends First..."

April 11, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Tort Deform gives business the gold mine, the rest of us the shaft.
"...barely squeaked by (70-69 on a vote to table Alpine Democrat Pete Gallego's exemption amendment) over bitter protests from..."

April 4, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
No Appeal
"...March 18 considered HB 1734 by Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, which would strengthen competency requirements for attorneys appointed to..."

March 28, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...and Moreno occasionally dried his eyes. Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, chair of the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus, offered a formal..."

March 21, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Young Man on Death Row
Juvenile offender Randy Arroyo's case puts Texas's execution factory on trial.
"...Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine, isn't sure whether he will reintroduce his proposal to..."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Day Trips
"...a formidable road trip, the dusty hills of Terlingua, Alpine, and Marathon are filled with a large contingent of..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Texas' 'Lethal Indifference' Blasted in New Death-Row Report
A new Texas Defenders Service study charges the state Court of Criminal Appeals ignores death-row inmates' rights and its own legal mandate.
"...misunderstand the 1995 legislation, authored by Rep. Pete Gallego, D-Alpine. As a result of that bill, the CCA is..."

Dec. 13, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Day Trips
"...33-year teaching career at Sul Ross State University in Alpine. Not only did he discover many undocumented plant specimens,..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Gibraltar v. Bradley
The Gibraltar case could be a road map for the FDIC vs. Bradley.
"...third partner, Ira Yates, they bought a ranch in Alpine, and Gressett and Bradley bought hotels in Vail, Colo.,..."

Oct. 11, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Who's Texas?
The story of Texas history says a lot -- about the storytellers
"...Pete Gallego, the influential state rep from Alpine, recalled in a committee meeting earlier this year that..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

The Sound of Music: The Sweetest Sounds
In its production of The Sound of Music, Austin Musical Theatre delivers Rodgers & Hammerstein's familiar songs with an ear for not just their beguiling tunefulness but their dramatic impact, so that the redemptive power of music makes itself heard again and again and again.
"...so long melting away, like the surface of an Alpine lake in springtime. The ways in which music's power..."

Dec. 7, 2001 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...against adding her neighbor's MF4 zoned property at 400 Alpine (she has been feuding with several owners since moving..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Column

Coach's Corner
Travelling in Colorado with his daughter, Coach has time to take in some sports, and contemplate some truths about global warming and Major League baseball.
"...college work done, we go to this pleasant, fake alpine village for a respite from Texas heat. If our..."

July 6, 2001 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Food-o-File
What's cooking in the Central Texas food scene.
"...addition to the strip of mostly Hispanic businesses between Alpine and Ben White on South Congress. The store is..."

June 1, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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