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Straus' Budget Stretch
Committee member casts doubt on speaker's deficit proposals
"..."a balanced, no-new-taxes state budget." However, committee member Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, warned that when it comes to filling..."

May 12, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Strother Bother
Dukes' campaign man gets Democratic leadership in arms.
"...wondering whether Colin Strother, the campaign manager for Rep. Dawnna Dukes and spokesman for Democrats for Reform (allegedly a..."

Jan. 31, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House Appropriations Committee Gets Witchy?
Pro-life advocate calls lawmakers witches
"...so too is Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond, and Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin...."

March 6, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Film Incentives Pass House
Lawmakers unanimously approve Travis Co. bill: Author Dukes expects quick passage
"...Big day for the Travis County delegation and Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, as she coaxed the 81st legislature into..."

March 25, 2009 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

While You, Won't You, Will You, Won't You
Is Dukes' challenger going to announce next week?
"...cagey but optimistic about filing to take on Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, in a primary challenge. Talking about waiting..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

2018 Primary Election Preview: The Texas Lege
Dukes is wild in House District 46
"...sick leave that Workman announced on Monday?) Meanwhile, Rep. Dawnna Dukes, the incumbent in HD 46, has seen better..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

CHIP Back on the Chopping Block
Children's medical insurance expansion goes back to the Senate as vehicle bill fails muster
"..."That's what it's felt like this session," said Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin. "Every time you've put the baby to..."

May 29, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Law and Disorder in HD 46
Thompson fails to get Dukes ads pulled, Dukes family makes own defamation complaint.
"...in his attempt to have campaign ads by Rep. Dawnna Dukes withdrawn because they defamed his voting record in..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: Council Gets Dirty
Representatives engage in ... legal combaaaaaat!
"...• Dukes Under Fire: If there's a member of the Travis..."

Feb. 8, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

On the Lege
Looking back at the Lege through local eyes
"...also extend to a couple of Democrats – Austin's Dawnna Dukes and Dripping Springs' Patrick Rose – whose allegiance..."

June 8, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...81st Legislature under any circumstances" (10 Dems, including Rep. Dawnna Dukes, Austin, still remain uncommitted). Combined with the 12..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature

Sheryl Cole and Chito Vela: The Prize Fight
All eyes on the Democratic primary run-off in House District 46
"...When 12-term incumbent Dawnna Dukes was ousted after a nearly nonexistent campaign in..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Villamusing
Council says no to film studio, concert venue, and film set residential development proposed for eastern Travis County
"...an echoing screed from District 46 state House Rep. Dawnna Dukes (who began shamelessly flogging this project last spring)...."

March 14, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Keeping the Faith
Women lawmakers endure – and defy – the anti-choice wrath of the Catholic Church
"...Dawnna Dukes' great-grandmother was a French Creole. She came to..."

April 6, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Fighting a Rising Tide
The 78th Lege chipped away at abortion rights
"...time and less money. Several legislators, including Austin's Rep. Dawnna Dukes and Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos, expressed outrage that even..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Big Money, Big Money
Film incentives see massive boost
"...years to $95 million. The program's fairy godmother, Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, says filmmakers and game developers have hotel..."

May 31, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD's Underutilized Business
AISD weighs equity study to improve its limited program for minority- and women-owned firms
"...the district's HUB consultancy contract is held by DM Dukes and Associates, owned by Austin Democratic state Rep. Dawnna..."

May 24, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Contested Territory
Fallout continues after Eastside businesses tagged with racist stickers
"...city's supposed sponsorship quickly went viral, and state Rep. Dawnna Dukes followed with a post saying her office was..."

March 27, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

A Good Catholic Girl
On the Lege
"...as a Christian-hating liberal by ultra-conservative groups. Freshman Rep. Dawnna Dukes (D-Austin), representing District 50 on the east side..."

May 5, 1995 News Column

Local Reps and Their Committees
Strama tapped to oversee Technology Committee
"...Yet for all the changes, there are constants: Austin's Dawnna Dukes kept her seat on Appropriations. During the struggle..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Villa Muse
Villa Muse still weighing its options
"...its release from the ETJ, has been state Rep. Dawnna Dukes. According to Dukes' chief of staff, Pamela McPeters,..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Firestarter
If you want to protest institutional racism, pick an actual target
"...denunciations. Those were partly in reaction to state Rep. Dawnna Dukes' initial inquiries, after a constituent had alerted her..."

March 27, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Getting With the Program
Dukes files bill to shore up Texas film industry
"...House Bill 873 – the latest push by Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, to reform the Texas Moving Image Industry..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin @ Large: Wreck on the Highway
Why the dogs can't catch the toll road speed machine
"...Chair Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos, and then with state Rep. Dawnna Dukes, and then Council Member Brewster McCracken mixed it..."

Sept. 17, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Dawnna Dukes beats Stella Roland in the combative race for Texas House District 50.
"...up pretty much the way everyone expected: Two-term incumbent Dawnna Dukes, the East Austin legislator heavily favored to win..."

March 17, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Sorry That We Just Don't Get It
"...editor, I'm dismayed that you endorsed a Craddick Democrat [Dawnna Dukes] who, by your own words, "too often seems..."

Feb. 19, 2008 Postmarks

The March Primaries and After: The Filing Report
Flurry of last-minute filings
"...Travis Co. incumbent Democrat state reps, only two – Dawnna Dukes in District 46 and Eddie Rodriguez in District..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

There They Go ... Here They Come Again
A no-drama session ends – will a high-drama special follow?
"...billion to $95 billion. House Approp­ri­a­tions Committee veteran Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, said this was the least painful budget..."

May 31, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Is That a Wrap for Incentives?
Amid economic woes and a race-baiting controversy, the future of TV, video game, and film funding in Texas looks shaky
"...Austin Rep. Dawnna Dukes has used her position on the budget-building House..."

Jan. 28, 2011 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Unaccountable
In the public school testing frenzy, responsibility and consequences flow only downward
"...Capitol rally for the school this Saturday afternoon. Rep. Dawnna Dukes, a Reagan alum (Rep. Donna Howard is another)..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Column by Michael King

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