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Whack-a-Pol: The Finals
Stick and Baxter – and Mrs. Baxter! – get nasty in the House races
"...their Democratic challengers. To that end, Kelly White and Mark Strama, challenging Baxter and Stick respectively, continued their get-out-the-vote..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

On the Lege
Looking back at the Lege through local eyes
" the closing days of the session. His principled remarks (inspired by Craddick's end-run on House rules) earned him..."

June 8, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

The Chronicle's picks in the Nov. 2 election
"...and Anthony Garcia a Libertarian for whom the free market heals all uncapped wells. Texas Supreme Court, Place 9:..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature

Will Texas Do Better?
Ongoing lawsuits are keeping everything in limbo, but after that …
" early 2013, House Public Education Committee Member Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, said, "The Republicans have made clear that..."

Dec. 7, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

LegeLand: Some Key Committee Seats for Local Dems
Funding battles will start in meeting rooms
"...Economic Devel­op­ment and Workforce, chaired in 2009 by Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, and nicknamed the green-collar jobs committee. It's..."

Feb. 18, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Jonesin' for an Office at the Capitol
Kirk Watson formalizes plans to roll into the state Senate; and a roundup of area House races
"...other political hopefuls to the stage, Watson kept his remarks short, on point – focusing on the sorry state..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Dems come out swinging at Austin's GOP House freshmen
"...have a choice between Rep. Jack Stick and Democrat Mark Strama...."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Court Extends Hours in House District 50 Run Off
You've got until 8pm to vote
" complete the unexpired term of former state rep Mark Strama who stepped down last year to run Google..."

Jan. 28, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House District 50 Run Off Hit by Cold
Travis County announces change to voting locations
" complete the unexpired term of former state rep Mark Strama who stepped down last year to run Google..."

Jan. 28, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

HD 50: How Many Dems Does It Take to Hold a District?
Candidates make final efforts to reach voters
" the House District 50 race to serve out Mark Strama's unexpired term, the election's three Democratic aspirants are..."

Oct. 11, 2013 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

TPPF Conference
Conservative conference points toward next Legislature
"...and candidates. That was the message South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford brought to the Texas Public Policy Foundation's sixth..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

On the Lege
News from beneath the pink granite dome
"...include the ambitious companion bills filed by Austin Rep. Mark Strama and Houston Sen. Rodney Ellis, which would add..."

March 9, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our picks for the Nov. 7 election
"...ideology – Milton Friedman, that is – to be market-worshipping poppycock.) We're sorry Howard's chosen to go negative in..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Strama says take the money out of politics and the politics out of redistricting
"...Maybe it was freshman naïveté talking, but Rep. Mark Strama's brutally honest remarks last week about the political..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Lege Foes Spar on Schools
Stick and Strama, Baxter and White at education forum
"...PTA and teacher groups. All four candidates – Democrats Mark Strama and Kelly White facing incumbent Republicans Jack Stick..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Top 10 Lege Stories
Wendy Davis' filibuster, redistricting, and the lottery fiasco
"...6) TRAVIS IN TURMOIL Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, burned his political bridges by unexpectedly quitting..."

Jan. 3, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The 'Obamacare' Scare
GOP employs national playbook in Travis County House races
"...that, as recently as 2002, that was Republican country. Mark Strama broke that stranglehold by taking House District 50..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Local Reps and Their Committees
Strama tapped to oversee Technology Committee
"...The other big winner from Travis County is Mark Strama, who chairs the new Technol­ogy, Economic Development &..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Putting a Lid on Leininger
House members push for limits on millionaire campaign donations
"..."This is a modest first step," said Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, who co-authored HB 110 with Rep. Mike..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Clouded Prospects
Lege special session opens with glowing rhetoric, uncertain goals
"..."Don't get me wrong. I think Sharp did a remarkable job with the tax panel. But the distrust around..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

2006 State Races
A sampling of some of the livelier contests taking shape in the March 7 primary and the general election in November
"...The other statewide primary races look highly unremarkable at this point and unlikely to result in a..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Public Ed Bill Escapes the House – Barely
Dems – and a few Republicans – try to hold back the privatization wave
"...the things about House Bill 2 that worries Rep. Mark Strama. The Austin Democrat had at one point considered..."

March 18, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Election 2006
The latest from the campaign trail
"...Lloyd Doggett points out in a letter in today's "Postmarks" section, that means straight-party votes don't apply in those..."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Feature

HD 50 Run-Off Enters Final Lap
Campaigns get back into gear ahead of early voting
"...When Mark Strama abruptly announced his decision to resign as North..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

Lege Lines
The 83rd session keeps rolling
"...House floor on July 1. Travis County Democrat Rep. Mark Strama was nowhere to be seen. Strama had resigned..."

July 5, 2013 News Column by Richard Whittaker

GOP Takes Travis Seat in House Rout
Bolton loses while Howard squeaks by
"...Dems. Similarly, Tech­nology, Econom­ic Devel­op­ment & Work­force Committee Chair Mark Strama's 14-percentage-point elimination of the well-funded challenge from Republican..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

And They're Off!
Primary filings reveal a who's who of contenders
"...6pm Monday marked the first major landmark of the 2010 elections: Filing..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Few Green Sprouts
"...Workforce Committee, created basically as a reward to Chair Mark Strama of Austin and nicknamed the "green-collar jobs committee."..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the Star Hill Ranch in Bee Cave. The Historic Landmark Commission approved the removal of the homes at their..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature

Austin Reaches Biodiesel Big Leagues
New local partnership makes Austin biodiesel pump headquarters
"...were Texas Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs and State Rep. Mark Strama, along with ABF founder Jeff Plowman. In the..."

July 28, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

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