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Both Candidates For Land Commissioner Want to Use the Office to Implement Green Policies in the GLO
Blue team candidates want a greener land office
"...As the CEO of the Texas General Land Office, the Texas land commissioner manages the..."

Feb. 25, 2022 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

New Law Could Enable School Construction Across Texas
The limit does not exist!
"...start bond renovations soon, the timing isn't ideal. The Texas Permanent School Fund's $117 billion Bond Guarantee Program only..."

Feb. 17, 2023 News Feature by Madi Donham

True Love and Lawsuits in the Wedding Capital of Texas
'Til death do us party
"...some peace and quiet. In 2013, the 41-year-old former Texas General Land Office agent and his wife Staci bought..."

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Kate Groetzinger

Lawmakers Ask for Federal Help to Stretch Texas School Bond Dollars
Hitting the ceiling
"...the federal government doesn't raise the ceiling of the Texas Permanent School Fund's $117 billion Bond Guarantee Program, millions..."

Nov. 11, 2022 News Feature by Madi Donham

Day Trips: Coming in 2020 Across Texas
What Capt. Day Trips is looking forward to in the new year
"...Alamo Plaza. The city of San Antonio and the Texas General Land Office have been hellbent for a number..."

Jan. 10, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Keeping Our Land Public
Stretch of undeveloped land in far West Texas focus of unusual ownership debate
"...It started as a minor administrative error. The General Land Office was selling off the Christmas Mountains in..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Few Election Surprises as Texas Finally Finishes Its Primaries
The field is set
"...half a million on the Dem side, out of Texas' roughly 17 million registered voters...."

May 27, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Christmas Comes Early for Texas State
General Land Office gives the gift that keeps on giving
"...Environmentalists and Land Commissioner Jerry Patter­son smiling together? It must be Christmas...."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Today's Texas History Lesson
Land office buys more Confederate artefacts.
"...The General Land Office has acquired a unique piece of Civil..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Election Coverage: The Texas Lege: A Tight Squeeze
Texas Dems put incumbents through the wringer
"...No Democrat has won a statewide office in more than two decades – that oft-floated fact,..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Land Commissioner
Who can beat George P. Bush?
"...Jerry Patterson apparently misses his old job. The former land commissioner is out to oust his successor, George P...."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

New Podcast Uncovers the Truth Behind 95 Bodies Found in Sugar Land
A mystery reveals a dark side of Texas’ history
"...construction crews working on a new school in Sugar Land, Texas, discovered 95 bodies in unmarked graves...."

June 24, 2023 News Post by Amelia Nonemacher

Will Texas Patch Up TABC Before It Bursts?
If ever an agency needed to be scorched by the state’s Sunset Act, it’s the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion
"...liquid fire of the state's Sunset Act, it's the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Com­mis­sion. For not just years but generations,..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Texas Republicans, Defiant as Always
Why the GOP isn't listening to you: They don't have to
"...or on the Supreme Court of the United States, Texas Republican leaders are defiantly deaf to you...."

July 5, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Book Festival 2016: The Full List
TBF hosts Don DeLillo, Thomas Dolby, Emma Cline, 277 more
"...the newly announced list of authors for the 2016 Texas Book Festival. With 280 authors on board – among..."

Sept. 15, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Dr Pepper, Texas
What makes the Dr Pepper in Dublin, Texas, so much better than that made anywhere else?
"...arise? Dr Pepper was invented in 1891 in Waco, Texas, but the real genesis of Dr Pepper is the..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Features Feature by David Lynch

Austin's Land Use Debate Returns to the Spotlight
A new draft code has risen out of CodeNEXT's ashes
"...Fourteen months after the Land-Development-Code-rewrite-that-shall-not-be-named went down in flames, amid squabbles over parking requirements..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Land Rush
The Early Days
"...renewal-ready as early as 1960, when APT Inc. proposed Texas Center, an enormous shopping/hotel complex at the foot of..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Laws of the Land
Hatfield and McCoy Drama Unfolds Over Aquifer
"...ballot is the latest salvo fired by a Reconstruction-era Texas family waging a war of independence against what it..."

April 24, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Chronicle Endorsements for the November General Election
Our picks for the local, state, and national races you'll see on your ballot
"...We're bringing you our recommendations earlier than in the..."

Oct. 2, 2020 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Austin at Large: We’re Not Making More Land
Showdown at the Batcave Part 3: What’s the return on this $277 million investment?
"...important Austin issues, and, for Aleshire, years in elected office. I think a better assessment is that I find..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

'Texas Monthly' Sues Developer
Magazine sole occupant on undeveloped lot
"...Where's our walkable neighborhood? The corporate owner of Texas Monthly – which moved the magazine's offices into the..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Ashcroft's Porn Wars Come to Texas
Adult-video magnate's bust part of DOJ anti-obscenity effort
"...On Sept. 17, Texas porn magnate John Kenneth Coil was sentenced to more..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Hard Times in the Land of Plenty
Service nonprofits and their funders face the economic gale
"...busy day at the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas...."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Christmas Mountains Get Open(er)
GLO allowing access to remote property from Big Bend
"...motion on the biggest argument in years for the General Land Office: Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has granted a..."

April 10, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
The General Land Office throws the doors open for wind power in the Gulf.
"...Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson announced last Thursday that the Texas..."

Oct. 31, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

GOP Politics Only at State Water Board
Employee fired for emails about Shea campaign
"...She was being terminated from her job with the Texas Water Development Board after six years of employment, allegedly..."

Dec. 18, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Day Trips & Beyond: October Travel Updates
A true beer cave softens the blow of pandemic cancellations
"...October weather is why we live in Texas. Time to take a drive out west or find..."

Oct. 1, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Get ready for summer with Texas beaches and Texas peaches
"...pretty safe activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check the Texas Beach Watch map to see if the water quality..."

May 29, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Pohl-Brown Town
Will the State Turn the Hog Farm into Edge City?
"...string of ranchettes, on the west by the raw land of the Hog Farm. It peters out in dust..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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