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Van de Putte Sets the Date
SA senator to announce 2014 election plans next week
"...The eyes of the Texas Democratic Party will on the River City next weekend: presumptive..."

Nov. 15, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Van de Putte, Patrick Square Off in Only Lt. Gov. Debate
Patrick sticks to right-wing rhetoric; says one debate enough
"...rights and marriage equality during Monday evening’s lieutenant governor debate against state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio...."

Sept. 30, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Bill of the Week: Human Traffickers Beware, Van de Putte Is Coming For You
Senator wants to protect children and nab traffickers
"...not one bill but three BsOTW, filed by Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, and Rep. Senfronia Thompson,..."

Jan. 5, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Van de Putte for San Antonio Mayor?
Recent candidate raises question of Senate future
"...But that's precisely what happened last night, when Sen. Leticia Van de Putte released a press statement saying she..."

Nov. 10, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Tea Partier Slurs Van de Putte
Radical fringe stays classy before San Antonio Dem announcement
"...the rumor meter heading into the red that Sen. Leticia Van de Putte will announce a run for lieutenant..."

Nov. 19, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Wentworth v. Van de Putte
The senators from San Antonio tell very different stories of re-redistricting.
"...this thing," says Sen. Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio, in defense of the Senate Republicans' sanctions imposed this week (on..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Column by Michael King

It's Official: Van de Putte Running for Lt. Gov.
In a historic first, two women will top the Democratic ballot
"...words, speaking of the state of Texas government, Sen. Leticia Van de Putte formally threw her hat in the..."

Nov. 29, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Publishing van de Putte
San Antonio's state senator, now in bookstores.
"...Sen. Leticia van de Putte has been very high-profile for the..."

Nov. 11, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Senator Van de Putte 'Distressed' by Endorsement
"...Dear Editor, I am extremely distressed by your “No” endorsement..."

Oct. 21, 2013 Postmarks

Van de Putte On Voter ID
Where exactly is this election fraud?
" Expect Republican "experts" to testify about how an "epidemic" of voter fraud is threatening our democracy. Yesterday, in..."

Jan. 25, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Van de Putte: It's About Voter Suppression, Not Fraud
San Antonio senator slams GOP motives.
"...San Antonio Democratic Sen. Leticia van de Putte is talking to reporters..."

March 10, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Van de Putte Goes to Denver
Texas senator gets a big boost from the DNC.
"...has been paying attention to the career of Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio. Democratic National Committee chair..."

July 2, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Let Leticia Speak
Initial script for new film about Wendy Davis filibuster may have missed a few historical marks
"...filibuster that (temporarily) blocked anti-abortion House Bill 2 was destined to be immortalized. So when Texans got wind that..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Life on the Floor, Day 2
Day two of the Texas Democratic Party State Convention
"...12:40pm: Sen. Leticia van de Putte has relayed the take-home point from..."

June 7, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

News Ticker: September 26
All the news that's fit to blog
"...Wendy Davis sinks ships, Leticia Van de Putte throws some shade, and Greg Abbott..."

Sept. 26, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

The AggreGAYtor: January 24
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Brendon Ayanbadejo has Buzby Berkely dreams, Paul Clement has a sweet..."

Jan. 24, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Bill of the Week: Down With Tests, Up With Standards?
Bipartisan starting point for school graduation reform
"...didn't know what consensus reform looked like. Now Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, and Rep. Diane Patrick,..."

Jan. 26, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Gov. Watson?
San Antonio senator steps out of gubernatorial primaries, touts Austinite's candidacy
"...Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, the Democratic Party's own nomination fight has slipped into the background...."

June 23, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

New Healthy and Planned Families Bills Hit Lege
Sen. Leticia Van de Putte and Reps. Ruth Jones McClendon and Mike Villareal team up with healthy family and fam planning bills
"...San Antonio Democratic Sen. Leticia Van de Putte has joined with House..."

Feb. 12, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Voter ID Debate Starting Early
Senate Dems allow debate, but still oppose bill
"...The final debate and vote over the Voter ID bill wasn't supposed..."

Jan. 26, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Watson to Lead Senate Dems
Travis County senator to replace San Antonio's Van de Putte
"...Senate calling Sine Die, a major shuffle in the Democratic caucus has been announced: Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, is..."

June 28, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Perry's Vaccination Order Raises Questions
Perry Orders HPV Vaccine
"...Human Services Committee, asked Perry to rescind his executive order so legislators can weigh the pros and cons of..."

Feb. 5, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Naked City
UT President Larry Faulkner's comments about minority hiring and recruitment anger many minority members of the Texas Legislature.
"...UT President Larry Faulkner had reason to recall that old saw..."

May 4, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...Eckhardt's greatest strength is that she has been knee-deep in county work for many years, first as an..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature

@ Newsdesk
The elite diversity of the new Select Committee on Public School Accountability
"...Last week Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Tom Craddick excluded legislative Democrats from the..."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Real ID: Big Brother's Comin' Our Way
Federally mandated ID card will be linked to at least a half-dozen or more databases
" Texas heads toward compliance with Real ID, the federally mandated state-issued identification card that will go into effect..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

On the Lege: A $156 Million Disaster
The Accenture scheme blows up in the state's face
"...It took more than a year of blunders before Health and Human Services Commission officials last week..."

March 23, 2007 News Column

Special Assembly
Thousands rally at the Capitol
"...the Capitol on Monday for a rousing rally in advance of the second special session, where another divisive fight..."

July 5, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Backstage at the Circus
The Lege melodrama can be a hard act to swallow
"...After a couple of decades of following the Texas Legislature, I admit I find..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Texas Lyceum: Stimulus Funds Debate Reverberates
How do you persuade Rick Perry to do the right thing?
"...– including mechanisms to receive the $555 million in federal stimulus cash that Gov. Rick Perry says he won't..."

April 10, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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