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Talking Travis: Donna Howard
District 48 rep on the pros and cons of getting studies passed
"...Last week wasn’t the best week in Rep. Donna Howard’s legislative career. May seem like an odd thing..."

May 11, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Supports Donna Howard
"...Dear Editor, Donna Howard has the shortest learning curve in preparing for..."

Jan. 11, 2006 Postmarks

Rep. Donna Howard on the 86th Texas Legislature
“Let’s target some new money toward childhood literacy, toward high school success, toward teacher quality – the kind of things that research shows make a difference”
"...Donna Howard, a nurse and former member of the Eanes..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Donna Howard Still the Winner
Dist. 48 incumbent increases lead by one vote
"...provisional and late-arriving mail-in votes, and Democratic state Representative Donna Howard is still the winner over Republican Dan Neil...."

Nov. 8, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Howard Wins (Again Again Again)
GOPer Dan Neil withdraws HD48 race
"...Republican Dan Neil has ended his challenge against Rep. Donna Howard, the Democrat incumbent of House District 48...."

March 18, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Howard Wins Recount
Democrat retains seat by 12 votes
"...win over Republican Dan Neil, the mantra of Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin has been, "We're just going to keep..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Howard's Latest Bill
SBOE can't manage their Permanent School Fund
"...Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, has announced that she will re-introduce a..."

July 27, 2010 News Post by Jillian Richardson

Howard-Neil Race Still Twisting in Wind
Lots of ballots still to be counted
"...Dist. 48 state Rep. Donna Howard and her supporters celebrated when final tallies Tuesday..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Howard Defeats Bentzin
Dems claim a 'Republican' district
"...Democrat Donna Howard took the lead from the get-go, with early..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Democrats Unite Behind Howard for District 48
GOP uncertain how to approach run-off
"...Whatever reasons the Democrats had for not uniting behind Donna Howard before last week's special election, disappeared almost as..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Howard Surprises Bentzin, Leads Into Run-Off
In a district designed to favor the GOP, Democrat Donna Howard needed a surprising mere 73 more votes to avoid a run-off.
"...and joy across the Democratic wing of Travis County, Donna Howard came within a whisker of pulling an upset..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Victory for Howard, Travis County
Neil concedes defeat in election challenge
"...Neil finally conceded defeat in his challenge against Rep. Donna Howard. As much as the news represents a victory..."

March 25, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Howard, Neil Await Ruling
Either Howard keeps seat or voters decide ... again
"...Discovery Rep. Will Hartnett, R-Dallas, must judge whether Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, should keep her seat or whether challenger..."

Feb. 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Neil Still Gunning for Howard's Seat
Dan Neil files petition with Texas House
"...Having failed to defeat Austin Democrat Donna Howard on Election Day, Republican Dan Neil is taking..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

LegeLand: Howard Wins in a Squeaker
Four-vote margin = four more years
"...Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, has won her House District 48 seat..."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Howard: Don't Make a Present Out of Christmas
Legislators and ecogroups line up to oppose the sale of Christmas Mountains.
"...a salvo from the anti-sale group this morning. Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, Luke Metzger of Environment Texas and Cyrus..."

Nov. 5, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House Dems Happy
Early voting looks good for Travis County reps
"...The ony close result is House District 47, where Donna Keel (and all that Craddick-friendly money) has pulled in..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Final Filers Flurry for State Rep
GOPers to challenge Naishtat, Bolton, Howard, and Strama
"...to take on the local incumbent Democratic state reps. Donna Keel, who hopes to run against Valinda Bolton in..."

Jan. 3, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Definition of Voter Eligibility
Could Dan Neil challenge the HD48 result?
"...Last week, Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, held her seat in a recount by..."

Dec. 8, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

More Austin Politicos Choose Sides on President
The mayor sides with Obama, three state reps choose Clinton
"...days ago, state Reps. Valinda Bolton, Eddie Rodriguez, and Donna Howard endorsed Sen. Hillary Clinton for prez. (see their..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Travis County Recount Begins
GOPer Neil targets Dem Howard's 16 vote lead
"...Division will be examining the ballots that gave Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, a 16 vote lead over challenger Dan..."

Dec. 1, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House Appropriations Committee Gets Witchy?
Pro-life advocate calls lawmakers witches
"...Right to Life Director Elizabeth Graham, Austin Democratic Rep. Donna Howard is a witch. So is Houston GOP Rep...."

March 6, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

What's a Master of Discovery?
Q&A guide to the challenge in House District 48
"...ultimate showdown: A legislative hearing on whether Democratic incumbent Donna Howard's victory should stand. With Howard filing her official..."

Dec. 28, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Legislators on the Loose
Lawmakers busy in slow rule-making week
"...Local state Reps. Dawnna Dukes, Donna Howard and Diana Maldonado attended the inauguration of President..."

Jan. 26, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Neil Lodges HD48 Challenge
But is this really about the House?
"...House of Representatives over his 12-vote loss to Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, arguing that there were problems with how..."

Dec. 20, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Scorelines in HD48
How Donna Howard's win over Dan Neil is like Denver versus Houston
"...So the numbers are in, and Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, is one step closer to finalizing her..."

Feb. 14, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Neil Requests Recount in HD48
GOPer trails Howard by 16 votes
"...seat in the Nov. 2 elections from incumbent Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin...."

Nov. 23, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Bill Would Mandate Nurse-to-Patient Ratios
NNOC says its legislation stronger than Howard's
"...Texas hospitals, and took a swipe at Austin Rep. Donna Howard’s HB 591, which would elevate the role of..."

March 6, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Straus and the Changing of the Guard
Austin Reps Howard and Strama weigh in on the next speaker
"...Austin legislators Donna Howard and Mark Strama were amongst the first wave..."

Jan. 6, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

HD 48 Heats Up
Ex-banker Glenn Bass to challenge Rep. Donna Howard in general election
"...Seems like Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, has picked up a general election challenger:..."

Oct. 5, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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