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Backstage With Bell
Chris Bell knew the TV debate was his one shot, so he tried to hit it out of the park
"...full cast of characters in proper attire. Austin Rep. Mark Strama played Rick Perry, Austin screenwriter Monte Williams donned..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...sexually assaulted him before driving him home. Carver's arrest marks the second time a Great Hills Baptist Church youth..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature

Property Comes First
Tax plan progress?
"...crossed over for the business tax – Austin Reps. Mark Strama and Donna Howard included – the votes were..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
"...face an uphill battle in November against incumbent Dem Mark Strama. HD 50 hopeful Jeff Fleece raised $8,489 during..."

April 7, 2006 News Feature

News Flash
Here's some surprising news: Nineteen Texans have landed on Forbes magazine's 2006 list of the world's richest people, and the majority of them are big contributors to Republican candidates and officeholders
"...Attorney General Greg Abbott; and $5,000 to Democratic Rep. Mark Strama of Austin...."

March 17, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of measures: requiring a three-fourths majority of the Historic Landmark Commission to grant historic designation in owner-opposed cases; setting..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...notably longtime AISD-watcher Sterling Lands, his tenure also showed marked improvement in test scores and earned praise from several..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond.
"...50 in the Texas House. The Democratic incumbent, Rep. Mark Strama, intends to seek re-election to the post he..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Lege Notes
Odds and ends – mostly odds – from beneath the pink granite dome
"...the bill will actually reach the governor's desk. This marks the third time the House has voted on the..."

July 29, 2005 News Column

Naked City
And not surprisingly, the big money goes to Republicans
"...in next year's District 48 race. Similarly, Democratic Rep. Mark Strama, with $135,000 in available cash, is expected to..."

July 22, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Women and Children Last
When it comes to sharing the wealth, Texas has its priorities top-down
"...House delegates, Democratic Reps. Elliott Naishtat, Eddie Rodriguez, and Mark Strama voted "no"; GOP Reps. Terry Keel and Todd..."

April 15, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Rep. Mike Villarreal, D-San Antonio, with Austin Democratic Rep. Mark Strama signing on as co-author. HB 1104 would establish..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Eligible to vote? Prove it.
"...races, like that of Hubert Vo in Houston or Mark Strama in Austin. And, because many people misplace even..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Handicapping Slots for Tots
The pols and the lobby shuffle the deck on gambling for education'
"...Vegas-style casino forces angling to break into the Texas market, big casino operators like Harrah's, Boyd, and R.D. Hubbard..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of the election challenge dustup. He lost to Democrat Mark Strama. – Amy Smith..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Top 10 Election Moments: From Their Lips to God's Ear
From their lips to God's ear
"...former UT regent Lowell Lebermann, who supported Democratic opponent Mark Strama...."

Jan. 7, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...by Hubert Vo) and Austin's Jack Stick (defeated by Mark Strama), and Eric Opiela, who lost to Yvonne Gonzalez-Toureilles..."

Dec. 31, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Vo Faces the Challenge
New lawmaker comes to Capitol as election contest rages on
"...filed challenges to their respective November defeats by Dems Mark Strama and Yvonne Gonzalez Toureilles. The special committee includes..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Sore Winners
The GOP seems determined to make representative government a game of 'winner-take-all'
"...District 50's Jack Stick, who lost to Democratic challenger Mark Strama, announced that he will be holding his breath..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Column by Michael King

GOP Ducks KLRU Forum
Face-to-face dialogue between opponents? Can't have that!
"...Speaking of fairness, two of the Democratic candidates – Mark Strama (running against Stick in District 50) and Kelly..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...alike – is being phased out of the U.S. market, the Environmental Protection Agency announced this month. The action..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: While Elephants Sleep
The breakdown of the Travis Co. primary vote suggests interesting possibilities come November
"...and Todd Baxter. Both of their Dem challengers – Mark Strama and Kelly White, respectively – ran unopposed in..."

March 19, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Who'll be shooting whom between now and March 9?
"...the winner will face a November date with Democrat Mark Strama. (Stick is reported to be considering a run..."

Jan. 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Ticker: Race for Austin's Next Mayor Heats Up
Israel kicks off quest to make history in mayoral race, plus more news
"...to live," Israel said, alluding to a real estate market in which the median home sale price skyrocketed by..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

As Texas Redistricting Maps Advance, Lawmakers Aspire for Newly Drawn Seats
Talarico goes south, Doggett west, as Casar trades up
"...from McNeil High School and worked for former Rep. Mark Strama will be open in 2022, as Strama's successor..."

Oct. 22, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

House District 50 Run Off Date Set
Plus the Woodlands preps for its own special election
"...proclamation about the second round to replace retired rep Mark Strama. On paper, VanDe Walle has a lead, since..."

Nov. 21, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Council: Raise Your Hand If You're Running for Mayor
It's impossible to ignore Council members' political aspirations
"...Wendler works for Sen. Whitmire) proposed redirecting the funding earmarked for the TFC partnership to Austin Energy's low-income weatherization..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

STAAR Falls on Texas Schools
Academic assessment tests raises questions of fairness
"...plagues Texas educators is simple: Are the test and benchmarks wrong, or are school districts working from the wrong..."

June 22, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

New Map Tweaks Local House Seats
Travis Senate map untouched, but House map altered slightly
"...House seats – primarily in the lines between Rep. Mark Strama's House District 50 and fellow Democrat Dawnna Dukes'..."

Nov. 25, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Re-Re-Redrawing the Delegation
Federal panel split on how to cut Travis House seats
"...– In exchange for losing those boxes, Mark Strama in HD50 takes some boxes from the proposed..."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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