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Bill of the Week: A Straight Ticket to Court?
Rep. Ron Simmons wants to end straight-ticket voting
"...House Bill 25 by Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton..."

May 19, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Bills Grant Texas Doctors Legal Cover to Mislead Pregnant Women
Is the Lege giving doctors a license to lie?
"...Bill 25, by Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, would eliminate "wrongful birth" as a cause of action in medical malpractice,..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Still No Vote on the Bathroom Bill "Compromise"
After five hours of public testimony, HB 2899 sits in limbo
"...the bill that’s being touted by its author Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton, as a more considerate version of SB..."

April 20, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

National Law Group Ditches Texas Over Lege’s Anti-LGBTQ Hate
American Assoc. of Law Libraries bans TX because of discrimination
"...repeal or reversal of these discriminatory policies,” AALL President Ronald E. Wheeler Jr. wrote to Adler and Tom Noonan,..."

July 14, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Who’s Carrying Water for Greg Abbott?
The governor's got his rogues' gallery of lawmakers
"...women and children: Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, and Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

"This Is Austin Bashing on Steroids"
This legislative session, state GOP lawmakers ran an all-out assault on municipal values
"...dealing with local communities," Mayor Steve Adler told the Chronicle, noting the hypocrisy of some Republican legislators...."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Lege Lines: Elsewhere Under the Dome
Rounding up the news left on the chamber floors
"...Senate accounting trick violates the Texas Constitution. ... Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton, filed HB 2899 in March. Though the..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Lege Lines: Dubious Tax Cuts, Senate Shenan­igans, Twitter Trysts, and More
Business lobby doubts tax cuts, and more from the Capitol
"...tax cuts alone and saying that "there's never a wrong time for tax relief." Define "Public Meeting"..."

March 13, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

West, Ammonium Nitrate, And the Myopia of Terrorism
House hearing shows emphasis on public safety, not health and safety
"...the threat of terrorism, Texas may be looking the wrong way...."

May 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Bill of the Week: Beating a Dead Horse
Bill proves school vouchers still have no traction in the House
"...the poor kids "trapped in schools that are underperforming." Ron Simmons accused Herrero of derailing any debate whatsoever. And..."

April 6, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

30 for 30 Season Debuts With 'Broke'
Andre Rison and others explain where all the money went
"...was first introduced in 2009, creator Bill “Sports Guy” Simmons said his goal was to present 30 individual stories..."

Oct. 2, 2012 Sports Post by Will Eidam

Houston Stomps KC, KEYE to Air Titans Again, but Texans Return to KEYE in Week Three
"...special teams as well. He'll be needed as Jason Simmons was lost for the season due to an injury..."

Sept. 13, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

WilCo Sheriff's Office Lawsuit: 'Stuff rolls downhill'
Williamson Co. and its sheriff, James Wilson, could stand trial on civil charges for violating the First Amendment rights of two former deputies and the Texas Whistleblower Act
"...in the whistle-blower lawsuit styled Ralph Fisher and Barry Simmons v. Sheriff James Wilson. Upon the request of U.S...."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Stage, Left: Exit Josh Meyer
The co-honcho of Rubber Repertory heads for Hollywood
"...to exercise a few times a week with Richard Simmons. NB: Those last two items are true but unrelated...."

May 14, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week: "It's not the first time..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

SXSW 09 Film Lineup Announced
What's all the ruckus? Why, it's the SXSW Film lineup!
"...The Way We Get By Director: Aron Gaudet On call 24/7 for the past 6 years,..."

Feb. 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Food-o-File
We celebrate Texas Wine Month and anniversaries all around, check out some new ventures by some old friends, and ask for St. Elias' forgiveness
"...Owner Amy Simmons invites all former and current Amy's employees to the..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Naked City
"...two-day sting was part of a 44-month investigation, Project Coronado, into the cartel, which is headquartered in the state..."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
"...begin by making the common rescue of the global environment the central organizing principle of the world community." –..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature

Word Up, Showdown
Austin's teen poets unfurl their flag in Silicon Valley
"...to describe the current occupation of caustic Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra. When the late, great Spalding Gray had..."

July 13, 2007 Books Feature by Stacy Alexander Evans

TCB
Rockin' out with KISS and Godsmack in spite of the poster ban and smoking ordinance
"...has been affixed to a telephone pole outside the Chronicle offices since well before the April 9 show date...."

May 9, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...slugfests and gunfights are crisp and the scenes of confrontation are adequately tense - he doesn't give them the..."

Oct. 6, 1995 News Feature

Boycotting Texas’ Bigotry
"...repeal or reversal of these discriminatory policies," AALL President Ronald E. Wheeler Jr. wrote to Adler and Tom Noonan,..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced
Boyhood, Kumiko earn multiple nods
"...To absolutely no one’s surprise, Richard Linklater’s critically adored..."

Nov. 25, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Releases Full Feature Lineup
Slate includes everyone from Wes Anderson to the Zellners
"...Our collective state pride pervades all that we do,..."

Jan. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Jobs
Ashton Kutcher plays Apple visionary Steve Jobs in this unrevealing biopic.
"...Directed by: Joshua Michael Stern. Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, Matthew Modine, J.K. Simmons, Lesley..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...The Texas-specific Lone Star States sidebar has been axed..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Friggin' Genius
SXSW Film announces feature film lineup
"...SXSW Film has always been up with comedy, and..."

Feb. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Primary Candidates
Local and statewide candidates hit the campaign trail
"...D: Ronnie Earle, Marc Katz, Linda Chavez-Thompson..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature

Primary Filings: The Republicans
Texas GOP rallies challengers for both party's incumbents
"...an office on the Potomac. Self-proclaimed RINO hunter Joe Petronis and physician Rick Martin are both after Republican incumbent..."

Jan. 6, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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