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Law Professor Ron Beal Surrenders to Governor Abbott's "Code of Silence"
“I wanted to let you know that you have won”
"...professor and authority on Texas administrative law wrote the governor, “I wanted to let you know that you have..."

June 6, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Opinion: Governor Abbott, Do Not Tell Our Children the Same Story About AR-15s
A survivor of an AR-15 reflects on the governor’s position on gun violence and the mental health crisis
"...belong in anyone but a soldier's hands. With respect, Governor, if someone claims to need an AR-15 to hunt..."

June 10, 2022 Column by Julia A. Olson

Wendy Davis: In For Governor Race
UPDATE: Fort Worth Dem to challenge GOP stranglehold next November
"...D-Fort Worth, announced that she will be running for governor in the 2014 Democratic primaries...."

Oct. 3, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Santa Visits Governor's Mansion
Rick Perry is on the 'naughty' list
"...Say what you will about Governor Rick Perry, but he has never been shy about..."

Dec. 9, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Roped-Off Governor
Temporary barrier part of permanent changes to capitol
"...Visitors to the governor's office were greeted with an unusual site on Wednesday:..."

March 4, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Katz for Lieutenant Governor
Kinky Friedman gets competition for most unlikely Democratic hopeful
"...considering a run for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor...."

Sept. 8, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

There Will Be No Run-Off for Governor!
"...most votes on Nov. 7 will be our new governor - period - even if that candidate has less..."

Oct. 26, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

Protesters Stage Sit-in at Governor's Office to Oppose Sanctuary Cities Bill
Activists won't move until Abbott vetoes "racist" bill
"...Pastor Jim Rigby, after they refused to leave the governor’s offices today. Following an all-day sit-in and protest against..."

May 1, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Governor Tough Guy Beats His Chest
Perry sends troops to border for more press coverage
"...Texas for the expense. If that doesn’t happen, the governor’s office suggested there could be funding cuts to such..."

July 22, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Dewhurst for Lieutenant Governor (Again)
Lite guv wants another run as senate president
"...know that I am running for re-election as Lt. Governor of Texas, and I would like to humbly ask..."

Sept. 9, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Preying for Votes: The Governor's Preachers
Perry and religious conservatives get together to bash gays
"...which Perry hopes to recapture the Republican nomination for governor. (Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn was not invited.) The only..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Governor Oops! Again
Perry's vision of Texas rests on willful blindness
"...than ever." It would be naive to expect the Governor for Life, in his seventh SOTS address, to strike..."

Feb. 1, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Does Being Governor of Texas Qualify You for the Presidency?
"...I engaged her in conversation about the influence of governors on state affairs. She staggered me by saying that..."

Aug. 1, 2011 Postmarks

Perry: Not Running for Governor in 2014
Ambiguous statement doesn't rule out presidential run
"...The former Democratic state rep turned Republican governor will wrap up his current four year term in..."

July 8, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dems for Governor: Bill White, et al.
White stands out as Dems' best shot
"...the dust. Bill White, a Democrat, has been elected governor of Texas.'"..."

Feb. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Governor on the Floor
Perry visits House and discusses State School, TYC prosecutions
"...When Governor Rick Perry made an unannounced visit to the House..."

May 12, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Non-Governor Perry
"...Dear Editor, When is a governor not a governor? When he's Rick Perry! Initially, Perry..."

May 6, 2004 Postmarks

Faster Than Sound: Delta Variant Leaves Venues Between a Rock and the Governor's Orders
The latest on music hubs, festivals, and relief funding
"..."The venues have been told very clearly by the governor that they are in no better position to require..."

Aug. 13, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

“Our House, Our Rules”: Austin Restaurants School the Governor on Limited Government
Local eateries make plain – mask requirements aren't going anywhere
"...Minamoto Foods: "Following the announcement from Governor Abbott, Minamoto Foods Staff will still be wearing masks..."

March 19, 2021 News Feature by Jessi Cape

R.I.P. Mark White, Former Texas Governor
Last surviving Democratic governor dead at 77
"...Mark White, the last surviving Democratic governor of Texas, died on Aug. 5 at the age..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: The Governor's Principles
The latest Perry eruption is a characteristically lamentable mash-up of political calculation and fiscal faux conservatism
"...after his recent embarrassments as a presidential candidate, the governor would have the good sense – or at least..."

April 27, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Sticker Shock Over Governor's Mansion Repairs
The historical building may be endangered but so is the state's pocketbook
"...Last week, the organization Preservation Texas placed the Governor's Mansion at the top of a list of the..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Column by Lee Nichols

Libertarian's Common Sense, Pro-Freedom Agenda for Governor
"...Editor, The Chronicle implies that my Libertarian candidacy for governor will “drain votes” exclusively from Rick Perry's right (“Point..."

July 18, 2006 Postmarks

State Supreme Court Justice Gammage Enters Governor's Race
Bell and Alvarado make it a three-way contest for now
"...The governor's race gained a new contender last week with former..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Governor Deadbeat
Bush Makes a Killing While Arlington Stuck With Fee
"...which initially cost him $605,000, Hicks will pay the governor between $10 million and $14 million. That is a..."

Jan. 16, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Why Does the Governor Want to Keep Refugees Out of Texas?
The Austin Chronicle Show examines resettlement, and punk
"...term "refugee" is frequently confused with "immigrant." Indeed, the governor himself seemed to be milking anti-immigrant sentiment when he..."

Jan. 17, 2020 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Governor: An Embarrassment of ... Well, Embarrassments
Valdez, White run-off in a battle of long shots
"...primary, Texas Dems are left with two choices for governor: Andrew White and Lupe Valdez. A Houston entrepreneur who's..."

May 11, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Perry: Not Running for Governor in 2014
Greg Abbott expected to throw hat in the ring
"...When Perry exits the governor's mansion, he will seal a term as the longest-serving..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Governor Don't Care
Book tour plans and talk of partial term
"...that he may not serve a full term as governor. He did rule out a presidential run (let's see..."

Nov. 1, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Likes Float Attacking Governor
"...a photo of a parade float depicting our Texas governor sucking on a smoke stack [“Naked City,” News]. The..."

May 5, 2008 Postmarks

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