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Former State Senator Killed in House Fire
Former state Sen. Frank Madla died over the holiday weekend in a house fire.
"...Burial services for former state Sen. Frank Madla will be at 1pm Friday at Texas State..."

Nov. 27, 2006 News Post by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...Sarah Wheat of Austin Planned Parenthood, on GOP legislator Frank Corte's bill to define emergency contraception, see "Frank 'the..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature

Long Arm of the Lege May Strangle Webberville
Industry-backed bills would strip the newly incorporated village of its power to control strip mines and gravel pits.
"...(by Anna Mowery, R-Fort Worth) and SB 1569 (by Frank Madla, D-San Antonio) are headed to the floor in..."

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

2006 State Races
A sampling of some of the livelier contests taking shape in the March 7 primary and the general election in November
"...SD 19: Is Sen. Frank Madla enough of a Democrat for his own district?..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Capitol Chronicle
The imposition of probation is the latest attempt of the GOP leadership to put minority senators in their place.
"...Accidentally Anglo Among "that category of senator" is Frank Madla -- who also might even be one of..."

Sept. 26, 2003 News Column by Michael King

On the Lege
Opening day of the special legislative session featured more plot lines than a MASH episode.
"...• After serving 33 years in the Legislature, Sen. Frank Madla, D-San Antonio, will call it quits May 31...."

April 21, 2006 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
The village outs its opponents in its battle to stay incorporated
"...before state Rep. Anna Mowery, R-Fort Worth, and Sen. Frank Madla, D-San Antonio, authored none-too-subtle legislation to grandfather land-use..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
UT President Larry Faulkner's comments about minority hiring and recruitment anger many minority members of the Texas Legislature.
"...of Students had included no minority applicants, state Sen. Frank Madla, D-San Antonio, asked the university to provide ethnicity..."

May 4, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Ideology, not need, shapes the energies of the incoming Legislature.
"...For example, San Antonio Republican Frank Corte's HB 15 will be called an "informed consent"..."

Nov. 22, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Redistricting Hard Ball
"...Eddie Lucio of Brownsville, Ken Armbrister of Victoria, and Frank Madla of San Antonio -- are under heavy pressure..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...after nine people there – including Democratic state Sen. Frank Madla – died from fires in homes without smoke..."

May 18, 2007 News Feature

Lege Notes
Odds and ends (mostly odds) from the 79th
"...cities. In the meantime, Sens. Gonzalo Barrientos, D-Austin, and Frank Madla, D-San Antonio, managed to neutralize the potential damage..."

May 20, 2005 News Column

Big $penders
Jan. 1, 2001-Dec. 31, 2003
"...Frank Madla (D-San Antonio) $9,412, Eurway furniture for Austin apartment..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature

Capitol Chronicle
The Texas 11 Minus One return, and the gallery goes wild.
"...lobby to cut off the Democrats' microphone. San Antonio's Frank Madla was in midsentence when the mic went out,..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Threatened with arrest, the Senate Democrats fly to New Mexico.
"...in the towel last Friday, and in the meantime Frank Madla, D-San Antonio, had joined his fellows, musing sagely,..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Republican Bill Ratliff throws a monkeywrench into his own party's redistricting plans
"...was signed by 10 Senate Democrats -- all but Frank Madla of San Antonio and Ken Armbrister of Victoria,..."

July 18, 2003 News Column by Michael King

The Gavel Comes Down on Redistricting A-Go-Go
The Lege returns, and the gentlemen start their engines.
"...their opposition. On the other hand, both San Antonio's Frank Madla and Victoria's Ken Armbrister have said that if..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Adiós! Don't Let the Door ...
A Quick Roundup of the Best and the Worst of the 78th Lege
"...HB 15 (Frank Corte, R-San Antonio) imposes a 24-hour waiting period for..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature

Wallet and Spirit
Sickbed Fortune
"...state Ethics Commission records, Republican legislative candidates such as Frank Corte Jr. and Ernesto Ancira took TGI money. But..."

Jan. 29, 1999 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

On the Lege
Austin's freshman senator picks up plum assignments
"...actively campaigned against a fellow Democratic senator, the late Frank Madla, who had been friendly with the GOP leadership...."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

There Will Be No Run-Off for Governor!
"...Tom DeLay resigned this summer), state Senate District 19 (Frank Madla resigned in May after losing the Democratic primary),..."

Oct. 26, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...the Senate Intergovernmental Relations Committee, replacing San Antonio Sen. Frank Madla, who resigned after losing his re-election bid in..."

Sept. 8, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...Senate retirees include Jon Lindsay, R-Houston, Ken Armbrister, D-Victoria, Frank Madla, D-San Antonio, who lost his seat in the..."

May 19, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Gay leader makes bold red-state predictions
"...started applying pressure. In the end, two Democrats – Frank Madla of San Antonio and Eddie Lucio of Brownsville..."

May 27, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Class of 1985
The 69th Legislature, 1985, marked a turning point in the future of Texas politics
"...of '85 went to the Texas Senate and three, Frank Madla of San Antonio, Ken Armbrister of Victoria –..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

On the Lege
For the Senate Democrats, Labor Day was just another day (not) at the office.
"..."disappointed to see him surrendering so easily." San Antonio's Frank Madla commented, "The thing that disturbs me the most..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines

June 27, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Re-Redistricting
If Tom DeLay has his way, Austin will have no voice in Congress.

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Charting the Maps
"...relocated into a vacant seat to tempt state Sens. Frank Madla (whose district likewise stretches from San Antonio to..."

May 9, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Real legislative reform of the state's tax-credit allocation process is slowly moving toward the governor's desk.
"...or Zaffirini, nor that of Senate Intergovernmental Relations chair Frank Madla, D-San Antonio, report any strong resistance to Ehrhardt's..."

April 13, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

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