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Room at the Top?
Part I of the Chronicle's preview of the Nov. 5 general election
"...the most dependable voters to reinforce their stranglehold on statewide offices. But Texas Democrats feel that, for the first..."

Oct. 11, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...gonna cost you. That was the implicit conclusion of statewide stories this week reporting that in the 15 months..."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...companies replacing textbooks with multimedia products, flexible schedules for statewide testing, "empowering teachers" by reducing class sizes, and partnering..."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Welcome to the Primaries
The Chronicle tells you what this year's state primary candidates are all about: Money, media, and dos Morales-es.
"...Chapter 1 (Statewide Races) If you've been living right, you haven't yet..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

A Shifting Landscape
Texas Parks & Wildlife at an organizational crossroads
"...Texas Wildlife Association to Texans for State Parks, a statewide group that provides volunteer assistance for local facilities. Even..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Feature by Dan Oko

A Way Out of the Desert?
Sanchez and Morales hustle for the AFL-CIO.
"...The statewide stakes are high. As AFL-CIO President Joe Gunn described..."

Jan. 18, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Page Two
The curse and the blessing of living in interesting times
"...Statewide ... Statewide ... Statewide: Just read Michael King's column..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Column by Louis Black

Capitol Chronicle
Federal judges denounce gerrymandering, but then leave us with the same old bunch of white guys.
"...In keeping with its now-traditional neglect of statewide base-building and voter registration, the state Democratic Party is..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
Pols play musical chairs -- to their own accompaniment
"..."Capitol Chronicle"'s program-in-progress for the most prominent of the statewide races.Senator Diñero Phil Gramm's retirement announcement set the dominoes..."

Oct. 5, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
The Texas Coalition of Black Democrats holds a statewide candidate forum.
"...the tests need to better designed), while Akins denounced statewide TAAS tests as educational boondoggles wasting money better spent..."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...Complicating matters is Watson's potential run for statewide office, which could kick off as soon as April...."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Capitol Chronicle
In Texas Courtrooms, a Fair Legal Defense is Often an Empty Promise
"...publicly indicated he would like to see improvement in statewide standards for criminal defense. And Texas Appleseed (a nonprofit..."

Feb. 9, 2001 News Column by Michael King

The Hottest Race in Texas
The David Fisher-Todd Staples Senate Contest in East Texas Will Decide the Fate of the State Senate -- and the U.S. House
"...We were all here because of the statewide and nationwide importance of the District 3 race, which..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

If You Can't Stand the Heat ...
Republican Jill Warren is behind in the polls and going negative on her Democratic opponent Ann Kitchen, in the race for House District 48 in Travis County.
"...five Republicans in the primary and looked forward to statewide support from her party. And conventional wisdom suggests that..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

A Big Word With a Small "A"
Sue Graze leads an organization that works to bring the visual arts to the entire Lone Star State. She talks with Rebecca Cohen about her first year directing the Texas Fine Arts Association.
"...context of your community and the community needs. We're statewide, but our home is in Austin. I want to..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Inside Agitator
Fulani Follower Stokes Fires of Resentment and Reform
" preparing to run a slate of candidates for statewide office, from Governor to Railroad Commission. "But the trick..."

Dec. 12, 1997 News Feature by Audrey Duff

PAC by Popular Demand
Critics Say ALLC's Reforms Won't Stem the Tide of Big Money
"...can override state law that permits us to collect statewide contributions."..."

Oct. 31, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Cracks in the System
Is the City's Minority Procurement Process Up to Par?
"...According to former SMBR officials, it was reasoned that statewide numbers should be used since the city often employs..."

Sept. 19, 1997 News Feature by Chris Walters

The Team Players: Who's Who on the Campaign Trail
"...Dean Rindy (consultant, Kirk Watson) 1996: various statewide, county, and local municipal races, including Beverly Griffith for..."

April 11, 1997 News Feature

Public Notice
Resolution No. 10
"...of the "religious" right. Actually a consortium of various statewide organizations, the Network is spearheaded by Cecile Richards, who..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Death by Gridiron
Can Texas Entertainment News Rise Again?
" the glitzy news show, that with its 15 statewide affiliates and a production crew of noted local filmmakers..."

Sept. 27, 1996 Screens Feature by Andy Langer

The Solution to Pollution
On the Lege
"...of money an individual can give to candidates in statewide judicial races. Law firms can give a maximum of..."

June 9, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Follow the Money, Find Beer-to-Go’s Largest Opponents
Time is the latest hurdle in the Texas Craft Beer legislation saga
" that a massively popular – yet revenue-marginal – statewide industry like craft beer can remain sustainable during the..."

April 9, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

Austin Struggles to Adjust as SB 4 Takes Its Toll on Immigrants
"We are not safer as a community when victims are running away from us rather than coming to us."
"...remodeling construction, one of the estimated 400,000 undocumented immigrants statewide who make up half of the Texas construction workforce,..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Lege Lines: The Voters Speak, the Governor Listens
Abbott leaves the red-state red-meat back at the mansion
"...Watson also serves), has a bill to establish a statewide telehealth center for sexual assault forensic exams (helpful for..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Austin at Large: Get Out of Jail, Free
In the purple light of a new Texas, cash bail looks mighty ugly
"...Dec. 1) well over 6,000 people in pretrial lockup; statewide, more than 40,000. (In Travis County, about 1,700.) Studies..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Coverage: A Glass Half-Full
Little f*cking drops of blue blood, sweat, and tears
"...of El Paso" got 48.2%, better than any Dem statewide since the John Sharp and Paul Hobby heartbreakers of..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Live Election Night Results & Updates
The latest from the polls and candidate watch parties
"...helped sand smooth the evening's emotions. While the Dems' statewide drought continues (O'Rourke did better than the rest of..."

Nov. 6, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Point Austin: Lessons at Election Time
Vote like our lives (and Austin) depend on it
"...Statewide, numbers are up as well, having already reached close..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Column by Michael King

A New Jail for Travis County?
County moves forward with new women's building despite vote to delay and community outcry
"...Johnson focuses her ACLU work on statewide legislation but has recently been caught up in a..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

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