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Redistricting happens when? Not soon enough!
"...were 25 Repub­lic­ans and 11 Democrats in the state's House delegation. When the results came in on Tuesday night,..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Special Election for Texas House of Representatives, District 48
The 'Chronicle' endorsement for the state House District 48, special election: Donna Howard
"...The 'Chronicle' EndorsementState House District 48, Special Election: Donna Howard..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature

Special Election for Texas House of Representatives, District 48
"...CentralTravis County Tax Office, 5501 Airport..."

Jan. 6, 2006 News Feature

The Class of 1985
The 69th Legislature, 1985, marked a turning point in the future of Texas politics
"...If you want to know who runs the state of Texas you can consult the constitution, enroll in a..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

House Passes Budget
Reps unanimously approve $178 billion proposal for 2010-11 a bit before dawn
"...Around 7pm last night House Appropriations Committee Chair Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, said he doubted..."

April 18, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas on the Brink of Enjoying Beer Like Every Other State in America
Beer-to-Go passes Texas Senate as TABC Sunset Bill amendment
"...say in Westeros and apparently in the war room of the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. The infamous Beer-to-Go Amendment..."

May 23, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

Holloway to Be Honored in House
House sets date for reading of resolution commemorating sad loss of Travis County Green Party co-chair
"...Talking to Rep. Elliott Naishtat's office this morning, they confirmed that House Resolution 285, commemorating..."

Feb. 25, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

What's a Master of Discovery?
Q&A guide to the challenge in House District 48
"...So the race in West Austin's House District 48 is heading to its ultimate showdown: A..."

Dec. 28, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House Grinds to Halt
Will quorate rules scupper GOP agenda?
"...Eddie Lucio III, D-San Benito, just told the Texas House of Representatives. Their shout-out may be the closest to..."

May 7, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Chronicle Endorsements: State of Texas
Senate, House, State Board of Education, and more races
"...Lou" Leeder over boilerplate conservative Dawn Buckingham to succeed professional bump-on-a-log Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay. It's not simply that..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

Balanced House, Balanced Committees
So how equitable was the equitable split Straus promised?
"...The Texas House of Representatives is split 76-74, advantage Republicans...."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Of Fear and FISA
How do Texas pols come down on the FISA debate?
"...By adjourning sans action yesterday, the nominally Democratic House of Representatives – inadvertently or not – called the..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Pecan Pie Named the State Pie of Texas
And we've got a recipe
"...freshman Rep. Marsha Farney (R - Georgetown), the Texas House of Representatives today recognized pecan pie as the State..."

April 3, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

News AggreGAYte for the Week of Sept. 27 – Oct. 2, 2010
New weekly Gay Place news round-up features new Gay Placer
"...NOTE: This week, the Gay Place would like to officially welcome new guy, Rob Cohen and his weekly AggreGAYte..."

Sept. 27, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...to say, "There is no end to the amount of good you can do if you don't seek the..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Salt of the Earth
Local activists remember Cesar Chavez on the seventh anniversary of his death.
"...right-to-work state with no allegiance to other states supportive of the Cesar Chavezes in this world. While Chavez's efforts,..."

April 28, 2000 News Feature by Paul Ciavarri

Notes of a Football Addict (Vol. VI)
Ags worse than Bears?, Tech misses Leach, etc.
"...It's the midpoint of the college football season – as Sports Illustrated was..."

Oct. 23, 2010 Sports Post by John Razook

Think the Ghost of George Wallace Is Long Gone? Think Again
Revisiting Paul Stekler's 'Settin' the Woods on Fire'
"...an op-ed published in today's Statesman, filmmaker and University of Texas professor Paul Stekler explains the influence of Alabama..."

Oct. 7, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Cinema of Dual Citizens
In the upcoming series Driven into Paradise: European Émigré Directors 1933-1950, the Austin Film Society will be screening (at the Alamo Drafthouse) six classic films reflecting the ethical sensibilities and aesthetic innovations of these exiled masters.
"...nightmare. Suddenly, audiences could see onscreen -- in place of the upright and wholesome matinee idols of earlier years..."

April 18, 2003 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Taking Back the House
Texas Democrats say this could be their November
"...the Texas Democratic Party to take back the Texas House of Representatives...."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

House Hunting
Underdog Stella Roland challenges incumbent Dawnna Dukes to represent East Austin in the Texas House of Representatives.
"...expected the contest for District 50, a compact swath of eastern Travis County which Democrat Dawnna Dukes has represented..."

Feb. 18, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

U.S. House Members
"...November challengers , by district Democrats currently hold 17 of 30 Texas seats in the U.S. House of Representatives...."

Oct. 9, 1998 News Feature

A House United, for Once
House unanimously passes its version of a budget
"...A little after 4am on April 19, the Texas House of Representatives passed its $178 billion version of the..."

April 24, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Tale of Two Resolutions
House officially has high regard for Laura Bush, sincere appreciation for Dubya has to wait
"...Olbermann last night may have noticed that the Texas House of Representatives made it on the show. No, not..."

March 13, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Tired of Negative Campaigning
"...Dear Editor, I live in House District 50 and have received many calls, fliers, and..."

Oct. 30, 2013 Postmarks

Solomons Files House Rules
House Resolution 2 proposes major changes to number, roles, make-up of House committees
"...The opening weeks of the House of Representatives are usually pretty slow affairs,..."

Jan. 26, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Looks Like a Straus Waltz to House Speaker
With the help of House Democrats, San Antonio Republican locks up votes for speaker
"...life. But on Jan. 5, after just four days of rapid maneuvering, Craddick had the speaker's gavel plucked from..."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Could the Texas House Turn Blue?
"...needing to pick up six seats for a state House majority – that is, matching the gain they made..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The House Adjourns to Oklahoma
The House Dems may be losing the legislative wars, but they're finally winning the PR battle.
"...is that for at least three days -- as of press time Wednesday -- the Texas House of Representatives..."

May 16, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Christopher House Anew
Will Hospice Austin Continue Serving People With AIDS?
"...Carol Cody, founder and executive director of Christopher House photograph by Jana Birchum When it came..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature

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