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LGBTQ Caucus' Queer Priorities at the Texas Capitol
House's recently formed caucus announces top causes for 2019
"...The Texas House of Representatives’ recently formed LGBTQ Caucus isn’t losing..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

VIDEO: Playing Pokémon Go at the Texas Capitol
We chat with a few players catching them all on the Capitol grounds
"...Well, people love it enough to venture to the Capitol grounds in the Texas heat, mingle with other players,..."

July 28, 2016 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Youth Climate Strike at the Texas Capitol
"...Roughly a thousand demonstrators gathered at the Capitol on Friday for Austin Climate Strike. The rally was..."

Sept. 23, 2019 Photo Gallery

Beto O'Rourke Presidential Campaign Rally at the Texas Capitol
"...Beto O'Rourke's daylong Texas-wide presidential campaign kickoff ended with a rally attended by..."

April 1, 2019 Photo Gallery

Austin's Queer Dance Freakout Returns for the Texas Primaries
Why we want Cruz out and how to make your perfect protest sign
"...gaggle of queers are about to descend on the Capitol. A year after bringing their dance party protest to..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

False Confederate Capitol Plaque Removed – And It Only Took Six Decades!
Efforts by Democrat Rep. Johnson led the way
"...On Friday, Jan. 11, Texas officials made a long overdue – as in, “more..."

Jan. 14, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Equality Texas Promotes LGBTQ Friendly Legislation
Report finds “stark gap” between acceptance and lack of protections
"...In a new report released Wednesday, Feb. 27, Equality Texas – a statewide political advocacy organization for queer and..."

Feb. 27, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

A World of Texas
Profiles of seven writers attending this year's Texas Book Festival
"...Of all the good that comes from the Texas Book Festival (since 1996, the first year of the..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Meet the Texas Lawmaker Working to Ban Conversion Therapy
Rep. Celia Israel on politics, queerness, and transportation
"...In 1992, Celia Israel had one thing holding her..."

April 2, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

The Capitol Beat on Books
Texas Book Festival Wrap
"...Last weekend's Texas Book Festival didn't have the political superstars of years..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Texas on the Brink of Enjoying Beer Like Every Other State in America
Beer-to-Go passes Texas Senate as TABC Sunset Bill amendment
"...Westeros and apparently in the war room of the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. The infamous Beer-to-Go Amendment (née: Bill)..."

May 23, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

John Kerry to Kick Off Texas Tribune Festival
Other speakers include Nancy Pelosi, Beto O'Rourke, Jeff Flake
"...pull America back from the brink of madness? September’s Texas Tribune Festival provides an excellent opportunity to do just..."

Aug. 1, 2018 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Supreme Court to Hear Texas Abortion Case This Week
HB 2 oral arguments start Wednesday
"...it all centers around a law born in the Texas Capitol...."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

84th Texas Legislative Session Begins
"...On Tuesday Jan. 13, the Texas Capitol was all hustle and bustle as the 84th..."

Jan. 14, 2015 Photo Gallery

Developing Stories: The Long Capitol View
The Downtown Commission and Heritage Society of Austin square off over Capitol-view corridors
"..."The Capitol was intended to prevail over other structures, as community..."

June 1, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Who's Texas?
The story of Texas history says a lot -- about the storytellers
"...year that when he was growing up in West Texas, he was sometimes called a "good minority" -- the..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Hidden Capitol Kitchens
Living life on the Lege is difficult enough without having to figure out what's for lunch
"...When it comes to Texas politics, it's not what you know, and it's barely..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Food Feature by Richard Whittaker

Thousands Rally at the Capitol
Supporters of women's rights energized to continue fighting bad bills
"...supporters of reproductive rights gathered in front of the Capitol today for a rousing rally in advance of the..."

July 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Big, Bright Eyes of Texas
Celebrating the life of the bigger-than-life Ann Richards
"...Richards was sworn in as governor of a "New Texas."..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Deep in the Heart of Texas Political Scandals
Crimes, carousing, and contravention from the Capitol grounds
"...are even willing to get caught riding around North Texas with three prostitutes in their whip. Rounding out the..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

A Sunday at the Capitol
Orange-clad abortion bill opponents witness House floor folly
"...further demolish a woman’s right to an abortion, the Texas Legislature convened Sunday with the emphasis on Senate Bill..."

June 24, 2013 News Post by Dan Solomon

Texas Book Festival Panel Picks
Can't-miss events at this weekend's festival
"...Need help making tough calls about this weekend's Texas Book Festival slate? Let us help...."

Oct. 23, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Capitol View Corridor Debate Moves to Lege
Round Rock Rep. Mike Krusee steps into Capitol view corridors fray
"...R-Round Rock, has stepped into the fray over the Capitol view corridors this session, filing a placeholder bill intended..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Everything's Broken and Thousands are Dead, But There's Always Time For Abortion Bans in Texas
Seven "priority" anti-choice bills sail to Senate floor
"...Tuesday, March 16, following a marathon hearing at the Capitol on Monday...."

March 17, 2021 News Post by Mary Tuma

Far-Right Texas Legislator Files Bill to Completely Outlaw Abortion
HB 896 too fanatical even for extreme anti-choice groups
"...A founding member of the Capitol’s far-right Freedom Caucus faction has filed a bill that..."

Feb. 4, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

UPDATE 6: Shots Fired on Capitol Grounds
Fausto Cardenas charged with deadly conduct
"...UPDATE 6: The Austin Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety have confirmed the identity of..."

Jan. 21, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Legislators Unite Against Capitol Bus Stop Removal
State has ordered busy stop removed for "security upgrades" to Capitol
"...bus stop from 11th Street in front of the Capitol grounds. The stop – possibly the busiest in the..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Capitol Letters
What we've done here, in addition to our previous features on attendees Edward Swift and Josephine Sacabo, is provide a couple brief interviews and a few reviews regarding Texas Book Festival authors. It's a preview, a head start.
"...find a clear thematic point of entry for each Texas Book Festival. For instance, there's more to the Texas..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Capitol Chronicle
In Texas Courtrooms, a Fair Legal Defense is Often an Empty Promise
"...promised. She mentioned doubling the court's grant to the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, and looking into a state..."

Feb. 9, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Fiddling While Texas Burns
The fight over "tort-reform" is masking a bigger battle over state priorities.
"...My favorite moment thus far in the unending Texas House "tort-reform" debate occurred Tuesday afternoon, when Houston Democrat..."

March 28, 2003 News Column by Michael King

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