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'Texas Monthly' Story Irks Tort Reform Group
Texans for Lawsuit Reform fighting mad at 'Texas Monthly' over tort reform story
"...Texans for Lawsuit Reform is fighting mad at Texas Monthly..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Never Enough Time for Ethics
House GOP leadership seems determined to pretend bipartisan reform bill quietly disappearsName(s) of subject
"...financed attack ads, or so-called "issue ads," 60 days before an election. The bill is unusual in that it..."

April 22, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Nukes Not So Nice for Texas Groundwater
South Texans are banding together to demand tougher regulation of uranium mining
"...toxic waste and the plants' voracious use of water, Texans are increasingly up in arms over groundwater pollution linked..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

A Pilgrimage for Immigrants
Advocates for immigration reform plan a 35-mile pilgrimage from T. Don Hutto Residential Center to the Governor's Mansion
"...In their most ambitious demonstration to date calling for immigration reform, Workers Defense Project is poised this week..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Belt-Tightening Season for State Agencies
State leaders announce budget cuts
"...by the news. "We take a couple of steps forward and then we take couple of steps back." For..."

July 8, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Democratic strategist Kelly Fero squats on tort-reform group's (Web) domain
"...Go to TexansforLawsuitReform.com and you may get a most unexpected opinion: "Vote..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Party Over Here!
Tort reform crew moving into House members Lounge
"...of the week, we were being satirical. Not so Texans for Lawsuit Reform, who have just announced a party..."

May 12, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Capitol Chronicle
The Lege moves to foreclose court access to victims of asbestos exposure.
"...in asbestos manufacturing or related industries, has been known for roughly 100 years. That knowledge was not widespread, because..."

July 25, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Eight Days of Cash
Final full Lege campaign finance reports filed
"...If it's a week before an election, it must be time for the eight..."

Oct. 27, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Funny Money
Campaign Finance Reform: Who Cares?
"...action committee can have huge clout in legislative races. Before the elections last November, the Texans for Lawsuit Reform..."

June 6, 1997 News Column by Robert Bryce

Point Austin: What's Next?
A day or two for cheering, and then back to work
"...that yes, indeed, he believes that non-Christians are bound for eternal damnation. That was following Perry's prayerful appearance Sunday..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Weird, Spooky, and Rich
David Dewhurst runs against everybody but money.
"...of their own money into their campaigns. Both made fortunes in the energy business. Both lust for power: Sanchez..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Splitters! Part Two
More divisiveness amongst the Republicans
"...Straus more resemble a Three Stooges routine. Eye pokes for everyone!..."

Dec. 29, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Capitol Chronicle
House Bill 3125 attempts to hold corporations accountable for their actions -- the corporate lobby won't stand for it.
"...was a casualty of a rollover accident in a Ford Explorer using Bridgestone/Firestone tires, and she filed a lawsuit..."

May 4, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Tort Deform at the House
Tort reform climbs the mountain -- and then gets pushed back down.
"...If you missed last week's tort reform sessions in the Texas House, the members had a..."

March 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Wallet and Spirit
Sickbed Fortune
"...that he has a lot of money. In 1992, Forbes magazine hailed Leininger as one of the 400 wealthiest..."

Jan. 29, 1999 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Bentzin's Tangled Web of Backers
An elite crew of critters helped bankroll Bentzin's unsuccessful, half-million dollar District 48 campaign
"...last week carried a high price – not only for the GOP leadership that tried to engineer his victory..."

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Is Texas High Court Contaminated by Toxic Campaign Cash?
Weekley family activism leaves a plaintiff worried about her chances for justice at the Supreme Court.
"...In district court, visiting Judge Rose Spector -- the former Texas Supreme Court justice -- ruled that Dawn and..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Political action committees spent big bucks in Texas in 2000, and most of it came from businesses.
"...businesses. That's the conclusion of a recent report from Texans for Public Justice, a nonpartisan (but definitely liberal-leaning) nonprofit..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Money to Burn
John Cornyn tries to keep tobacco case lawyers from reaping all of the financial benefits.
"...Just look at the ongoing fight over legal fees for the lawyers who represented Texas in the tobacco lawsuit...."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Read the Fine Print
With arbitration clauses, homebuilders are erecting a legal wall to keep themselves out of court.
"..."This system is a dead-end street for consumers," Richardson said. "Builders have figured out a way..."

Aug. 30, 2002 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Election 2006
The latest from the campaign trail
"...In August, portions of the congressional redistricting that he forced upon Lone Star voters was found unconstitutional, necessitating that..."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Feature

The Latest Litigation 'Crisis'
First malpractice, now asbestos – gotta stop those greedy trahl lawyuhs'!
"...With Gov. Rick Perry's support, tort reformers are confident of chalking up another major victory this..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Audit Ugliness
Perry questions Strayhorn's ethics, but watchdogs warn he's in a glass house
"...down political contributions from donors with tax cases pending before her agency, but she would expect all statewide elected..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Primary Stretch Run
Senate candidates look toward the April 9 run-off; gubernatorial contenders look to November.
"...is the official "frontrunner" in the Democratic primary run-off for U.S. Senate. Last week the Chronicle -- along with..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

The Race To Balance Out the Supremes
Dems, Libertarians vie to break GOP lock
"...Three seats are up for grabs on the nine-member Texas Supreme Court, all of..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The House Adjourns to Oklahoma
The House Dems may be losing the legislative wars, but they're finally winning the PR battle.
"...The good news is that for at least three days -- as of press time..."

May 16, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Dems Building Serious War Chests
Who'd a thunk? Democrats are actually outraising Republicans in some hot House races.
"...little more than $1.2 million extra cash on hand for the final sprint to Election Day. Powerful Democratic political..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Running Off at the Primary
Kirk vs. Morales, Lulu vs. Eddie: Get your pencils ready.
"...the March primaries, and the candidate scramble has begun for the May 4 elections: City Council, charter amendments, AISD..."

March 29, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

The Last Don
Bob Bullock: The Crusty Boss of Texas Politics
"...issues, and long list of highly placed friends and former employees give Bullock an almost mythic stature. And while..."

Jan. 31, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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