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Painting by Numbers
Wherein we recall how we got here ... and contemplate the baleful map-drawing future
"...Republicans seem to have given up on rooting Mark Strama out of District 50, but Paul Workman solidly..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

What's a Master of Discovery?
Q&A guide to the challenge in House District 48
"...Stick filed a challenge against his loss to Democrat Mark Strama. He wasn't alone: In Houston, Talmadge Heflin (now..."

Dec. 28, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Campaign Cash: Who's in the Money?
Some war chests are full; some are empty
"...seeking election. HD 50 Contributions Expenditures Cash on Hand Mark Strama* (D) $113,089 $36,773 $140,885 Patrick McGuinness (R) $21,257..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Money Makes Campaigns Go Round
First finance reports for the primary season in Travis County
"...and their fundraising operations up to speed. (Note: incumbents marked with *)..."

Jan. 19, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'If We're Back Anyway ...'
Lawmakers start wondering how much of the special session agenda is a blank slate
"...Speaking of greentechnophiles, Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, said on the floor that he wants..."

June 17, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

See You June 2?
Spitballing the odds and causes of a special session after the the House midnight meltdown
"...When UI went down, bill sponsor Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, commented, "Everything that may have gone wrong..."

June 1, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Travis Co. Delegation: Progress Report
Local legislators fill us in on their work this session
"...Mark Strama, HD 50: Of all the Central Texas delegation,..."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Student Safety Bills Get Mixed Reviews
Bills tracking violence on campus have uncertain futures
"...Over in the House, Mark Strama, D-Austin, has shepherded House Bill 1323, his anti-bullying..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Filling the Seats
With Senate committees already meeting, when will the House get appointments?
"...may get some good picks. Speculation is rife that Mark Strama has a good shot of a big position..."

Feb. 6, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dems Building Serious War Chests
Who'd a thunk? Democrats are actually outraising Republicans in some hot House races.
"...groups has dried up this quarter. HD 50 (Travis Co.)Mark Strama* (D) raised $62,965, spent $46,955 (cash on hand..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Happenings
"...MARK STRAMA CAMPAIGN ACADEMY Apply now for this campaign boot..."

May 30, 2008 News Feature

Ounce of Prevention, $467 Million of Cure
House State Affairs Committee approves measure that would increase education regarding family-planning programs and sexually transmitted disease prevention.
"...transmitted disease prevention. Under House Bill 1842, by Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, the Health and Human Services Commission would..."

May 4, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Oops!
Our latest batch
"...that Texans for Lawsuit Reform endorsed Austin Democratic Rep. Mark Strama in the 2004 election. The tort reform group..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Hurrah for you, John Romano ["Postmarks," Dec. 2], but don't just resign yourself to it..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Column

Time for Militant Moderates to Step Up
"...Dear Editor, Hurrah for you, John Romano [“Postmarks,” Dec. 2], but don't just resign yourself to it..."

Dec. 1, 2005 Postmarks

Craddick Commits Committees
Some Central Texas Reps feel a sting for opposing the GOP leadership
"...Rock, stayed put as chair of Transportation. Freshman Rep. Mark Strama, D-Austin, landed on Juvenile Justice & Family Issues..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Don't Vote for Stick
"...cover was supposed to be a trial lawyer for Strama. However it looks more like Rush Limbaugh. The theme..."

Oct. 27, 2004 Postmarks

Texas Lege: The GOP Wave Recedes
Locally, nothing changed
"...fellow Dems Donna Howard, Dawnna Dukes, Eddie Rod­riguez, and Mark Stra­ma, plus Repub­lic­an Paul Workman – held their seats..."

Nov. 9, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

And Taylor Makes 106
Speaker Straus makes tactical gains in race to be speaker again
"...Hardcastle Linda Harper-Brown Ana Hernandez Abel Herrero Scott Hochberg Mark Homer Chuck Hopson Bryan Hughes Todd Hunter Carl Isett..."

June 6, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...weekend, "to encourage healing unity" as people of faith mark the third anniversary of 9/11. A couple dozen imams,..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Road to 10-1 ... Is Getting Crowded [Updated May 12]
As May money season opens, candidates blossom
"...July 21 to August 18 – and Oct. 20 marks the first day of in-person early voting. The candidate..."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Headlines
"...› Mark your calendars for Nov. 5, the day Austin voters..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Feature

The AggreGAYtor: August 13
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...The Uncategorizable There’s a black gay Republican running for Mark Strama’s seat, who apparently thinks second amendment remedies are..."

Aug. 13, 2013 Qmmunity Post

For the Love of Seabrook: A Photo Tribute
May 1, 2013. 27 photos.
"...(L-R) Rep. Mark Strama, his wife, former news anchor Crystal Cotti, world-class..."

May 1, 2013 Photo Gallery

Headlines
"...arguments began in the San Angelo homicide trial of Mark Norwood, accused in the 1986 beating death of Christine..."

March 29, 2013 News Feature

The Straus 85: Now It's 88
How the numbers break down, and full list of Straus supporters
"...Herrero (D) Scott Hochberg (D) * Terri Hodge (D) Mark Homer (D) Chuck Hopson (D) Donna Howard (D) Delwin..."

Jan. 4, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Nov. 4 Election Results
"...  RAILROAD COMMISSIONER Michael L. Williams (R)135,707 (35.9%)3,989,705 (52.1%) Mark Thompson (D) 217,764 (57.7%)3,401,028 (44.4%) David Floyd (L)24,037 (6.4%)269,309..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature

Nov. 4 Joint General and Special Elections
Travis Co. Sample Ballot
"...Mark Thompson (D)..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Feature

PUC Gathering the Western Wind
A new source for electricity is on the wind
"...struggling to bring something new and clean to the market. In the end, the PUC chose a compromise plan..."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
"...with the likes of Reps. Eddie Rodriguez, Valinda Bolton, Mark Strama, Lon Burnam, Pete Gallego, former Rep. Glen Maxey..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature

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