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Elliott Naishtat Retiring, Dems Brace for Primary
Update: six candidates already filed to replace veteran rep
"...tectonic shift just rumbled through Austin politics: Democrat Rep. Elliott Naishtat, the dean of the Travis County House delegation,..."

Dec. 10, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Talking Travis: Elliott Naishtat
District 49 rep shows the value of experience
"...With nine sessions under his belt, Rep. Elliott Naishtat is arguably the dean of the Travis County..."

May 15, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Rep. Elliott Naishtat's Closing Remarks on House Bill 2292
Rep. Elliott Naishtat speaks against passage of HB 2292.
"...(transcribed from Rep. Naishtat's notes; he deviated somewhat from his written text)...."

May 2, 2003 News Feature

Naishtat to Be Released From Hospital
Internal bleeding after bike accident under control
"...Good news for constituents of Rep. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin. The dean of the Travis County delegation..."

Aug. 24, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naishtat Recovering After Accident
Biking incident results in hospitalization
"...A minor cycling accident lead to Rep. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin, being hospitalized yesterday in Minnesota. But don't..."

Aug. 23, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naishtat Files Medi-Pot Bill
Naishtat to Lege: Protect Pot Patients
"...Austin Democratic Rep. Elliott Naishtat today filed HB 1534, which would create an..."

Feb. 15, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Naishtat Challenger Pulls Out
Given the long odds of a GOP victory in HD 49, Republicans don't bother finding a replacement candidate
"...The sole challenger for Rep. Elliott Naish­tat's House District 49 seat has quietly withdrawn from..."

Aug. 29, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naishtat Files Bill to Protect Pregnant Women's End of Life Care
Bill would strengthen end-of-life directives for pregnant women
"...Rep. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin, introduced “Marlise’s Law,” (HB 3183) with the..."

March 13, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Bill of the Week
Naishtat files bill to protect juvenile medical care
"...Author: Rep. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin..."

May 15, 2015 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Weed Watch
Polls show medical pot has strong public support
"...On Jan. 28, state Rep. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin, filed the much anticipated medi-pot bill, HB..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Round Three: Will Dems Break Quorum to Stall Abortion Regs Measures?
Dems say all legal options on table to halt bad bills
"...Bill 5, the omnibus abortion regulations bill, Austin Rep. Elliott Naishtat heard several colleagues discussing whether House Dems would..."

July 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Green Fund: Aggies & Longhorns Unite
College Station students raise their fees to go green
"...by a new 2009 state law authored by Rep. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin...."

March 5, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Final Filers Flurry for State Rep
GOPers to challenge Naishtat, Bolton, Howard, and Strama
"...pack. Business consultant Jim Hasik has filed to challenge Elliott Naishtat, while financial adviser and former failed Lloyd Doggett..."

Jan. 3, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Justice Delayed?
A federal judge's decision on Medicaid angers GOP legislators
"...the governor's response to the Medicaid lawsuit is Rep. Elliott Naishtat (D-Austin), who chairs the House committee that handles..."

Sept. 22, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

On the Lege
Looking back at the Lege through local eyes
"...his decision with or without Tom Craddick's blessing," said Elliott Naishtat, Austin's longest-serving House member. "If Turner's announcement reflects..."

June 8, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

On the Lege
Rose, Dukes rewarded for standing with Craddick
"...his two predecessors: He reached out to Austin Rep. Elliott Naishtat, who chaired the committee for nearly a decade..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

In Search of a New Agenda
What to look for in the 80th session of the Texas Legislature
"...provide some tax relief for elderly homeowners. Austin Democrat Elliott Naishtat sponsored a similar bill last year, which nearly..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"..."not being in the Legislature at all," state Rep. Elliott Naishtat declined to take on Kirk Watson in the..."

Sept. 16, 2005 News Feature

Taking Children Private
The road to privatizing Child Protective Services is getting slick and dangerous
"...desk, Republicans have solicited help from Austin Democratic Rep. Elliott Naishtat, the Dems' go-to Member on social services and..."

April 8, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Dr. Perry vs. Obamacare
Whatever Gov. Tough Guy says, Texas health care is about to get a federal upgrade
"...to make. As House Public Health Committee Vice Chair Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin, pointed out, "The Legislature can always weigh..."

July 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

He's Coming Back
Who gets punished when George W. Bush comes home to Austin after losing the election.
"...Elliott Naishtat, for one. The only Jewish New Yorker ever..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Reefer Madness
Judge supports bid to grow research pot
"...approach will help fuel efforts for state medical marijuana reforms."Naishtat Files Bill for Medi-Pot Austin Democratic Rep. Elliott Naishtat..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Small Victories
The Travis Co. Lege delegation closed shop with a few achievements
"...When Democrats ruled the House, Austin Reps. Elliott Naishtat and Glen Maxey – two of the chamber's..."

June 10, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Capitol Chronicle
In the battle of the budget, the weakest go to the wall.
"...ago at the Hyatt, I asked Austin state Rep. Elliott Naishtat for some early speculation about the look of..."

May 10, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Elliott Naishtat is the sole source for a French magazine's article on George W. Bush, which concludes that his chief failure is not of the body or mind, but of the heart.
"...Philippe Boulet-Gercourt posed that question to Austin State Rep. Elliott Naishtat, he got a resounding non. Naishtat offered instead..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Naked City
Opening day of the Lege, redistricting rumors, and Mike Levy vs. Kirk Watson
"...conservative suburban voters into the district of Austin Democrat Elliott Naishtat. "A former governor of the state of Texas,"..."

Jan. 12, 2001 News Feature by Louis Dubose

The Father's Day Massacre
A brief analysis of a number of Gov. Perry's vetoes
"...This bill (sponsored by Austin Democrat Elliott Naishtat) would have enabled a much-needed review of insurance..."

June 29, 2001 News Column by Michael King

GOP Takes Travis Seat in House Rout
Bolton loses while Howard squeaks by
"...a weakened Demo­cratic caucus. Entering his 11th session, Rep. Elliott Naishtat effectively becomes the dean of the House Dems...."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Healthy Town Hall
While we wait for federal reform, the health-care work goes on
"...Congress­man Lloyd Doggett, Sen. John Cornyn, and state Rep. Elliott Naishtat. The dignitaries were on hand to welcome the..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Column by Michael King

On the Lege: Itty Bitty Steps
Minority Dems savor a few budget victories, and other news from the Capitol
"...by a majority vote of the House, state Reps. Elliott Naishtat, D-Austin, and Mike Villarreal, D-San Antonio, did their..."

April 6, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

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