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Special Election for Texas House of Representatives, District 48
The 'Chronicle' endorsement for the state House District 48, special election: Donna Howard
"...The 'Chronicle' EndorsementState House District 48, Special Election: Donna Howard..."

Jan. 13, 2006 News Feature

Special Election for Texas House of Representatives, District 48
"...CentralTravis County Tax Office, 5501 Airport..."

Jan. 6, 2006 News Feature

U.S. House of Representatives
Redistricting happens when? Not soon enough!
"...If there was a winner in the Texas con­gres­sional races, it was gerrymandering. With neither Senate seat..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas Medal of Arts Awards: The stars at night are big and bright ...
Stars fall on Austin April 3 as the Texas Cultural Trust Council hands out its annual Texas Medal of Arts Awards to some of the Lone Star State's greatest cultural heroes
"...You can see a ton of stars in the Lone Star State and not just..."

March 30, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Could the Texas House Turn Blue?
"...needing to pick up six seats for a state House majority – that is, matching the gain they made..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas House to Vote on Beer Bills Today
Texas Senate has passed them. House must pass for governor to sign.
"...After having been voted out of the Texas Senate and out of committee in the..."

May 17, 2013 Food Post by Ivy Le

Texas House: GOP Hangs On to a Whisker-Thin Majority
Dems come oh so close to rocking the House
"...While most of the results-watchers at the Texas Democratic Party's election night..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Class of 1985
The 69th Legislature, 1985, marked a turning point in the future of Texas politics
"...If you want to know who runs the state of Texas you can consult the constitution, enroll in a..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

House Passes Budget
Reps unanimously approve $178 billion proposal for 2010-11 a bit before dawn
"...Around 7pm last night House Appropriations Committee Chair Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, said he doubted..."

April 18, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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

May 23, 2019 Food Post by Eric Puga

Taking Back the House
Texas Democrats say this could be their November
"...Five seats. That's what it would take for the Texas Democratic Party to take back the Texas House of..."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Democrats and Their Campaign Teams Train Up to Turn Texas Blue
The Texas Democratic Party focuses on flipping the state as early as 2020
"...the Springdale General complex on the Eastside, the future of the Texas Democratic Party sat on fold-out chairs, attentively..."

Sept. 20, 2019 News Feature by Roxy Bonafont

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

Holloway to Be Honored in House
House sets date for reading of resolution commemorating sad loss of Travis County Green Party co-chair
"...Talking to Rep. Elliott Naishtat's office this morning, they confirmed that House Resolution 285, commemorating..."

Feb. 25, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

What's a Master of Discovery?
Q&A guide to the challenge in House District 48
"...So the race in West Austin's House District 48 is heading to its ultimate showdown: A..."

Dec. 28, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Dems Set Their Eyes on the 2020 Prize
Their goal: Flip the state House of Representatives
"...commonly does; the state representative from northeast Travis County's House District 50 got her political start way back when..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Movies or Medicaid: A False Choice at the Texas Legislature
Another tug o’ war over funding for Texas’ film, TV, and gaming industry rebate program
"...from Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Dallas, as funding for the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program took its traditional biennial..."

April 12, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas <3 Teachers (Allegedly)
File under "chutzpah"
"...This just in, and we quote: "The Texas House of Representatives takes pride in its public educators,..."

March 23, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House Grinds to Halt
Will quorate rules scupper GOP agenda?
"...Rep. Eddie Lucio III, D-San Benito, just told the Texas House of Representatives. Their shout-out may be the closest..."

May 7, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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

Balanced House, Balanced Committees
So how equitable was the equitable split Straus promised?
"...The Texas House of Representatives is split 76-74, advantage Republicans...."

Feb. 13, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Dems to DNC: Pick a Castro, Any Castro
State party suggests Joaquin, Julián to replace Wasserman Schultz
"...It was no secret that Texas Democrats hoped that Hillary Clinton would pick U.S. Department..."

July 26, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Noriega Is for Real – and Texas Is in Play?
Rasmussen polls show that Democratic hopes may be more than fantasy
"...Could the days of Republican dominance in Texas be coming to an end?..."

May 5, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Pecan Pie Named the State Pie of Texas
And we've got a recipe
"...by freshman Rep. Marsha Farney (R - Georgetown), the Texas House of Representatives today recognized pecan pie as the..."

April 3, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Salt of the Earth
Local activists remember Cesar Chavez on the seventh anniversary of his death.
"...did. Chavez's influence on Austin is remarkable, considering that Texas is a right-to-work state with no allegiance to other..."

April 28, 2000 News Feature by Paul Ciavarri

In Pre-emptive Attack, Texas Files Suit Against Austin Over "Sanctuary Cities"
Paxton asks federal court to find anti-immigrant law constitutional
"...Just one day after Gov. Greg Abbott’s secretive signing of a bill that would punish so-called “sanctuary cities,” the..."

May 8, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

As Millions Demand Justice, Texas Prepares to Take Rodney Reed's Life
Looking back at a long road of injustice for the death row inmate
"...have ever imagined using the phrase, 'I just got off the phone with Kim Kardashian,'" said Bryce Benjet, lead..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Sine Die at the 86th Texas Legislature
"...Sine die at the 86th Texas Legislature on May 27, 2019..."

May 28, 2019 Photo Gallery

Texas Lege's War on Women
June 23, 2013. 22 photos.
"...available locally for immediate mass t-shirt production), swarm the Texas Capitol on Sunday, June 23, to protest the House's..."

June 24, 2013 Photo Gallery

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
"...On the evening of October 17 -- while much of the nation was..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

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