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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

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

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

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

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 <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

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

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

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

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

Why We are Here -- Working to Defend Texas
The "quorum-busting" Democrats defend their actions.
"...53 Democrats who initially "busted the quorum" in the Texas House of Representatives and traveled to Ardmore, Oklahoma or..."

May 16, 2003 News Column

House Hunting
Underdog Stella Roland challenges incumbent Dawnna Dukes to represent East Austin in the Texas House of Representatives.
"...expected the contest for District 50, a compact swath of eastern Travis County which Democrat Dawnna Dukes has represented..."

Feb. 18, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Texas Dems Sue Over Vote-Counting Method
Recount gives incumbent Linda Harper-Brown the victory, but Democrats aren't ready to throw in the towel
"...month after Election Day, the last seat in the Texas House of Representatives has finally been settled. After a..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Butchering Spanish a Texas Tradition
"...On Sept. 22, I was watching the Texas House of Representatives as they were doing their early..."

Oct. 9, 2003 Postmarks

A House United, for Once
House unanimously passes its version of a budget
"...heads: A little after 4am on April 19, the Texas House of Representatives passed its $178 billion version of..."

April 24, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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