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The Webberville Conundrum
Austin's plans for an eastern landfill hit a little obstacle – the people who live there
"...a prehearing press conference was led by state Rep. Dawnna Dukes that brought together residents, environmentalists, and civil rights..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Campaign Notes
"...Com­mis­sion is dragging up a record-keeping problem that Rep. Dawnna Dukes' primary campaign is calling an old nonissue being..."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Shifting Winds
An interim election and an AG opinion stir thoughts of Capitol changes
"...rule, why wouldn't he allow one? Put Up Your Dukes..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Travis Co.'s three House Democrats eagerly endorse Rep. Doggett
"...the Travis Co. delegation in the Texas House – Dawnna Dukes, Elliott Naishtat, and Eddie Rodriguez – on Monday..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

2018 Primary Elections: Giddy With Energy
Tracking back on a wild election night
"...After more than two decades in the Lege, Rep. Dawnna Dukes is out. Following recent controversies including a corruption..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by the News Staff

Lege Lines: Sine Done
The dregs from last month's special session
"...It seems the only people left standing with Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Pflugerville, are the ones who can't get away..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Local Political Stories
The city's biggest stories
"...9) Dukes Descending In September, longtime Austin state Rep. Dawnna Dukes..."

Dec. 30, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Report: AISD Discriminates Against Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses
AISD Trustee Saldaña "not surprised" by the study because many of the issues uncovered are endemic
"...program. Instead, it uses an external contractor – DM Dukes & Associates, owned by state Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Aus­tin..."

Dec. 18, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

84th Texas Legislative Session Begins
"...State Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin...."

Jan. 14, 2015 Photo Gallery

Money for Nothing
The Texas record on "enterprise funds" is even worse than meets the eye
"...state budget, according to House Appropriations Committee member Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, "We have no clue what's going on..."

Oct. 31, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Redistricting: 'Purposeful Discrimination'
The trampling of Travis County
"...of the population. In debate on Tuesday, Austin Rep. Dawnna Dukes and other Dems offered alternative maps that would..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

LegeLand: Some Key Committee Seats for Local Dems
Funding battles will start in meeting rooms
"...has a voice in the budget process, as Rep. Dawnna Dukes returns for her fifth session on the House..."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Who's Accountable?
The TEA's decision to close Pearce Middle School is the tip of a political iceberg
"...involved in the revision of the law, state Reps. Dawnna Dukes and Donna Howard (both Pearce alums) were frankly..."

July 17, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Gov. Perry Signs Film Incentives Bill Into Law
Troublemaker Studios plays host to supporters of HB 873
" Rodriguez was there; along with bill author Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin; bill sponsor Sen. Bob Deuell, R-Greenville; and..."

May 1, 2009 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Reagan High Stands Up and Fights
Reagan High doesn't want to follow in Johnston's footsteps
"...Two weeks ago, Rep. Dawnna Dukes stood in front of a crowd of about..."

Oct. 31, 2008 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

On the Lege
Rose, Dukes rewarded for standing with Craddick
"...– particularly after breaking party rank, along with Austin's Dawnna Dukes, to support Craddick's re-election to speaker – but..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

Dumping on Del Valle
Residents wary of waste processing site
"...The ETCCC also complains that their state representative, Rep. Dawnna Dukes, was reluctant to come to their aid as..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Lege Notes
Odds and ends (mostly odds) from the 79th
"...has died in a House committee, says sponsor Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin. TIERS, which integrates the enrollment of recipients..."

May 13, 2005 News Column

Naked City
Health and human services "reorganization" could cost 7,400 jobs
"...Rep. Dawnna Dukes (D-Austin), the most vocal opponent to outsourcing in..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
" merely a token perennial candidate.Texas House, Dist. 46: Dawnna Dukes A House representative since 1994, Dukes has achieved..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...Working with the public schools, Austin Rep. Dawnna Dukes has filed HB1387 to prevent students at magnet..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Naked City
Anti light rail faction makes final push. Austin politicians travel to Round Rock to promote a charter school.
"...Another odd mix of local politicians had Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, and City Council Members Jackie Goodman and..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Naked City
Organized through Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish congregations, the Industrial Areas Foundation's Saturday gathering was not unlike a secular church service.
"...Austin's Democratic state reps Glen Maxey, Elliott Naishtat, and Dawnna Dukes, and senators Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, and Eliot Shapleigh,..."

Sept. 29, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Lege Lines: Elsewhere Under the Dome
What happened during the wild week before sine die?
"...was one absentee during the House budget vote: Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Pflugerville, continued her poor attendance record. Chito Vela,..."

June 2, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

Top 10 Election Stories
Vote your conscience
"...6) Dukes Gone (Kinda) Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Pflugerville, won re-election, but..."

Dec. 30, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Chronicle Endorsements: State of Texas
Senate, House, State Board of Education, and more races
"...And then there's Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, who has drawn a challenger from every..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

Top 10 Women's Health Stories
A dark year for reproductive rights
"...2) DUKES DECLARES In an impromptu admission during September's Texas Tribune..."

Jan. 2, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

ALEC: Daylight on a Fungus
ALEC's corporate backers step away under public scrutiny
"...just businesses that are defecting: Austin Democratic State Reps. Dawnna Dukes and Eddie Rodriguez have joined a roster of..."

May 4, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Downhill for Webberville
A bill to help Webberville fight the landfill has found few friends
"...not become a dump are going nowhere. Austin Rep. Dawnna Dukes' House Bill 1195 probably didn't have much of..."

May 22, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Travis Co. Delegation: Progress Report
Local legislators fill us in on their work this session
"...Dawnna Dukes, House District 46: Back under ex-Speaker Tom Craddick's..."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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