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New Leader at the Film Commission
Entertainment attorney becomes temp boss
"...Big change over at the Texas Film Commission: The governor's office has appointed a member of its general council,..."

Dec. 18, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Perry Names New Press Staff
Gov. hires old Dewhurst spokesman to head up his communications staff.
"...used to the same desk/different hat approach round Perry's office...."

Aug. 21, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Hightower Report
A gross purchase of GOP governors
" fast consuming our statehouses as well. The Repub­lican Governor's Association has devised a layaway purchase plan allowing brand-name..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Column by Jim Hightower

Plan for People, Not Cars
" interesting experience while attempting to run for elected office in Austin...."

March 26, 1999 Column

Reusing Seaholm
"...increase while previous news reports disclose budget cuts and office help being laid off. Meanwhile, property owners are footing..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Column

News Ticker: October 25
All the news that's fit to blog
"..."a Texas-tough politician who wears two guns to his office and says America would be better off without states..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

News Ticker: August 21
All the news that's fit to blog
"...a certain point, the Austin Police Department Public Information Office might want to draft a form letter for those..."

Aug. 21, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Scaggs Photo in Bad Taste
"...not most, bicycle commuters are research scientists, engineers, state office workers, and bank employees, not "Hippie Fucks" as Roberto..."

Dec. 18, 1998 Column

SB 4 Ruling Means Cities Can Prioritize Public Safety
Full hearing to permanently block law awaits in coming months
"...could have seen hefty fines and even removal from office. Garcia found those rules in violation of Fourth Amendment..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Austin Wages Legal Battle Against SB 4 in Court
Austin filing argues SB 4 violates U.S. Constitution
"...discriminates against the Latino community and requires individual police officers to engage in racial profiling, the suit charges...."

June 2, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

In Pre-emptive Attack, Texas Files Suit Against Austin Over "Sanctuary Cities"
Paxton asks federal court to find anti-immigrant law constitutional
"...this discriminatory bill on a Sunday night in his office. Then, the Texas Attorney General sued me and my..."

May 8, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

The End of the Dewhurst Era
Will the Senate strip the powers of the next lite guv?
"...rules the roost. But, post-Dewhurst, the powers of that office may be radically curtailed by the members. The thinking..."

June 5, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Concerns About Formula One
"...the June 11 Statesman online edition, Gov. Rick Perry’s office has turned down an open-records request for any “documents,..."

July 19, 2010 Postmarks

Gov. Perry: Special Session Begins July 1
Lege to consider sunset, TxDOT bonds, and TxDOT authority
"...Press release from the governor's office, including some strange fantasies about just how well..."

June 25, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Talking Travis: Valinda Bolton
District 47 rep fights the tax war for fire fighters
"...every judge, every JP, we vote for every county office, and people want that right."..."

May 14, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Talking Travis: Eddie Rodriguez
The district 51 rep talks fresh priorities and fresh fruit
"...would have wanted. But we’ve talked to the governor’s office, explained that it’s very local to Austin, and it..."

May 13, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Rose's SBOE Bill Fails, Then Passes
HB 710 will but ed board under Sunset review
"...Warren Chisum, R-Pampa. “We don’t look at the governor’s office.”..."

May 5, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

No Voter Registration Extension in Ike Counties
Groups request more time, but counties apparently don't want it
"...The governor’s office responded that they would consider such a request only..."

Sept. 29, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Shade Rolls Out of Council Race?
This April 1 release from the Shade campaign
"...Shade said she called the office of Place 3 incumbent Jennifer Kim this morning to..."

April 1, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Share the Smart Growth
"...broken headlight. At what level do you want police officers to stop enforcing the law? Shoplifters don't hurt anyone...."

Jan. 1, 1999 Column

United States Department of the Inteiior
U.s. Geological Survey
"...June 20, 1996 meeting between members of the Governors office. Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC), Texas Department of..."

Dec. 13, 1996 News Feature

Abbott Signs "Sanctuary Cities" Bill Into Law
Anti-immigrant bill to take effect on Sept. 1
"...demonstrations – like the all day sit-in at his offices last week – would prevent the governor from ushering..."

May 7, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

More Partners a Good Thing for Long-Range Planning
"...state Legislature and nothing at all from the Governor’s Office. Our ability to have coordinated long-term planning and development..."

July 19, 2010 Postmarks

A Blue Flag for a Red State
Joking legislators trade shots over governor's flag
"...his bill officially creating a flag for the governor’s office passed through the House, albeit not exactly the one..."

May 2, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Sharp: I Am Running for Senate
Democratic former comptroller wants Hutchison's seat
"...of the last batch of Democrats to hold statewide office, along with names like Bob Bullock, Dan Morales, and..."

Dec. 8, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Maldonado on Krusee Retirement
Democrat responds to state rep's announcement
"...Mike Krusee that he plans to step down from office effective at the end of his term in January..."

Nov. 28, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Bye-Bye Roger, Hello Phil!
Meet your new secretary of state!
" to work with the state's newest chief election officer on voter-rights issues. He may be a little busy..."

June 19, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

KXAN News Director Quits
Two weeks after proclaiming the KXAN news department was “headed in the right direction,” news director “Wild Bill” Seitzler resigns after 10 months on the job
"...quit to take a job with the lieutenant governor’s office. After the Chronicle reported on the changes, several messages..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...America, too." – Diana Welch Happenings• On May 21, officers in the APD's North Central Area Command will carry..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...vendors for the Advocate have been ticketed by APD officers for violating the panhandling ordinance. These vendors were clearly..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

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