Sr. Editor for @KUT. Covering Texas Politics and policy. @UofAlabama grad "Woke News Dad" according to @AKMcGlinchy
And there you go, @Menendez4Texas makes it to midnight, killing annexation bill. 24 hours left in the session. Special session next?
RT @brandigrissom: Less than 30 mins left in this #txlege filibuster. @Menendez4Texas like https://t.co/DhjmkgKh32
RT @PatrickSvitek: So unless something wild happens before midnight, #SB669 (taxes) and #SB2078 (bathrooms) are deader than ever. Ball in @…
RT @NPR: Some Men Are Not Happy About A Women-Only Screening Of 'Wonder Woman' n.pr/2sc1d9P https://t.co/Uj3F8MSWWu
The Texas House has adjourned until 10 am tomorrow. Now everyone can focus on the Senate filibuster. #nolife
RT @JimVertuno: Filibuster walks into a bar. Bartender asks, "why the long speech?" #txlege
RT @PhilPrazan: Another call for @GregAbbott_TX to call a special on property taxes, @SenCreighton sends email blast. @KXAN_News https://t.…
SB 715, municipal annexation, is up in TX House & Senate at the same time. Point of Order stalling passage in House. Filibuster in Senate.
RT @lmcgaughy: Here's what the Sunset Commission Director has to say about the fight over the sunset bills. dallasnews.com/news/texas-leg… #txlege…
RT @rgratcliffe: I've spent today writing Texas Monthly's Best/Worst legislators. This is tough. I've tried not to be ideological and feel…
RT @rgratcliffe: Also, there's still 24 hours for me to change my mind.
Well @rossramsey - my way of relieving stress isn't working today. So I'll go with your way. twitter.com/Braves/status/…
You have a weird way of relieving stress. twitter.com/rossramsey/sta…
TX Senate will now explain why the TX House is destroying the state. twitter.com/PatrickSvitek/…
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@DanPatrick presser soon, it looks like --> twitter.com/LtGovTX/status…
TX House just held a press conference to say they've done their work on needed sunset bills. That it' on the Senate if not sent to Governor.
RT @lmcgaughy: #Breaking: Despite a stormy session, Texas House @SpeakerStraus intends to run again, @pfikac reports. https://t.co/uwUzp2AS…
RT @RadioChio: Saturday. Dodgers. And all-you-can-eat hot dogs. #heaven https://t.co/X5WjJFWa3S
RT @JimVertuno: Senate passes budget, sending it to Gov. Abbott #txlege
RT @amanbatheja: .@rossramsey has decided #txlege doesn't even deserve transitions between his pearls of wisdom at this point. https://t.c…
RT @lmcgaughy: Lt Gov @DanPatrick says @SpeakerStraus is "one person overriding" will of House on bathroom bill. txlege #lgbt https://t.co/…
RT @kherman: Straus: "It's absurd that bathroom bills have taken on greater urgency than fixing our school finance system" #txlege https://…
RT @lmcgaughy: Updated: "As far as I'm concerned, (House bathroom bill) was enough and we will go no further." - @SpeakerStraus #txlege #lg…
RT @washingtonpost: Kislyak reportedly was taken aback by the suggestion of allowing an American to use Russian communications gear https:/…
RT @alexazura: @SpeakerStraus Citing Senate's refusal to work on school finance, Straus: On the issue of bathroom, the House is availing it…
RT @brandigrissom: .@SpeakerStraus says: I dont see a reason for a special session. #txlege. That's a question for the governor.
RT @lmcgaughy: Natl gun control group calls out @GovAbbott for joke at gun range. "It's never just rhetoric. Words matter" https://t.co/yn…
With that platform....he'd have better luck running for Texas Democratic chair. twitter.com/PatrickSvitek/…
RT @NPR: 44% of the people who rely on SNAP have at least one person in the family working, according to USDA data n.pr/2qXVszi
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@SpeakerStraus on #HB21: "Unfortunately, the Senate walked away and left the problems facing our schools to keep gettin…
RT @KarinaKling: .@DanPatrick on #hb21 #schoolfinance bill: "House Bill 21 is now dead.” Full statement: #txlege #txed https://t.co/bOsf…
RT @texaslippy: So is tailgating before a kindergarten graduation something people have done before? Or am I the pioneer I imagine myself t…
RT @EvaRuth: Coleman after senate passed his bill: “The joke’s on them. This bill is never going to be moved by me, on this side” https://t…
RT @brandigrissom: Time's up. Dog bill dies. Rep. Joe Pickett, El Paso, asks if they can extend by 1hr since El Paso is on Mnt Time. NO! is…
RT @lmcgaughy: Updated: House "did it the right way...There's not a whole of expanding that can be done" - @chrispaddie https://t.co/yHNdRg…
RT @NPRinskeep: This may be helpful for those on my timeline asking to know why NPR wasn't covering the Seth Rich story. https://t.co/G6g57…
RT @infowars: In an epic blow to the MSM control of the narrative, #Infowars has officially received WH Press Credentials! https://t.co/wQ4…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Bonnen says he's not "going to be cute" — there is an amendment coming that will likely cause controversy. #SB2078 #txle…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Bonnen: "I would never be a part of something that's intended" to do what Thompson described. #SB2078 #txlege
RT @jamesrhenson: The Limits of Public Polling on Texas Bathroom Access via @TribTalkTX #sb2078 #txlege tribtalk.org/2017/02/10/the…
RT @JohnnieMo: "Bathrooms have always been used to divide us," @Senfronia4Texas adds, saying no one back home has asked about #bathroombill…
RT @NPR: As a candidate, Trump criticized the Clinton Foundation for taking money from Middle East despots. But these donations are differe…
RT @timothypmurphy: Rep. Green uploaded the audio of the threats I'd mentioned earlier: motherjones.com/politics/2017/…
RT @SeanCWalsh: .@SenJaneNelson on budget deal: "White smoke has emerged from our conclave and we have reached a consensus" #txlege
RT @steph_federico: The nut jobs have spoken! Curly fries FTW. Sweet potato fries just couldn't KETCHUP. #fryerarchy.
As the controlled chaos of a Local & Consent calendar begins in the #txhouse, @RepStickland takes his place. #TXlege https://t.co/KzztJ9Hl2w
You included an Atlanta restaurant that isn't the @TheVarsity1928? There's not a burger joint in Atlanta more "icon… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @NPR: From statement by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on appointment of special counsel in Russia investigation https://t.co/wN…
RT @alexazura: No mention of bathrooms for those keeping track #txlege twitter.com/alexazura/stat…
RT @lmcgaughy: GOP activist @DrStevenHotze to gay lawmakers: "May they be consumed, collapse, rot & be blown away as dust" https://t.co/MD…
RT @ChronicleMike: Full TxSen going into a closed-door caucus, recessing to 145 pm. To discuss end-of-session issues with House. #txlege #t…
And the ride-hailing bill has been given initial approval in the Senate. Back tomorrow (probably) for final passage.
TX Senate now talking about House amendment that describes a person's sex as their birth gender. @Menendez4Texas wondering why it's needed
Now @SenBryanHughes opens by saying how embarrassing it is that Austin doesn't have "this service" - Austin actually has multiple TNCs
@DonHuffines is arguing for total deregulation. Worries next session will bring demands for more TNC state regulations.
He's also wondering if a driver should be suspended for being reported to be driving while under the influence of drugs & alcohol.
@DonHuffines has asked ?'s about why the bill doesn't protect drivers. Worries about forcing them to NOT discriminate in picking passengers
The TX Senate debate on the Ride-Hailing bill is fascinating.
He said he's prepared to go into a special session if SB 6 isn't passed or if similar language isn't passed out of… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
And @DanPatrick takes no questions at the end of his press conference.
And he says the Senate still won't allow 'Rainy Day Funds' to be used in the state budget. twitter.com/KUT/status/864…
Just a little early campaigning for this Friday's big election! @steph_federico @mattlargey https://t.co/5wRvxuYjaA
BREAKING: Please think I wrote this tweet just because I retweeted it! twitter.com/mattlargey/sta…
RT @aldotcom: What's your favorite biscuit from a drive-thru? Fast-food biscuits, ranked from worst to best: trib.al/mEZOxRZ https…
RT @CNN: Melissa McCarthy did her “SNL” impression of WH press secretary Sean Spicer in the streets of NYC this morning https://t.co/PFexqR…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Bonnen: "We have at least five signatures on all of the bills on the local and consent calendar." #txlege
RT @texaslippy: "It's called 'Leeroy Jenkins.' It cracks me up every time I watch it." "Okay. Cool." #txlege twitter.com/jimvertuno/sta…
After following political theater (and a little policy) all day, it's inconceivable that I wouldn't use it in my st… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @PostBaron: PR rep asked @washingtonpost, other reporters to leave: "This is not the story we want." wapo.st/2pkbkIJ?tid=ss…
RT @alexazura: Here's your annual reminder that Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's independence day (and you shouldn't wear sombreros). #Batalla…
As the #txlege considers a convention of states to amendment the U.S. Constitution, here's the story of how the las… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
That seems a little saucy. 2018 elections are a long way away. twitter.com/DaviSusan/stat…
RT @gardnerselby: Let's be clear. The TX Senate advanced and the governor is getting legislation not easily accessed by the public. Glitch?…
Hey @TexasHouse & @TexasSenateGOP any reason why the current version of #SB4 isn't up on the legislative website?
The TX Senate sends 'sanctuary cities' ban to @GovAbbott's desk. #SB4 #txlege kut.org/post/sanctuary…
Want to work in Austin, TX? @KUT is hiring a reporter. utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/n…
Well, I guess this means he'll actually retire at Bama. twitter.com/AlabamaFTBL/st…
This is not true. The police said one of the men was Asian. Said it during the press conference. twitter.com/BreitbartTexas…
Police say they don't have a motive yet in the attacks. Also didn't answer about relationship between attacker and victims.
4 total victims today. One dead, three receiving treatment at local hospital.@UTAustin student Kendrex J. White in custody.
Person who was murdered at @UTAustin this afternoon was a UT student. Others injured are believed to be students.
Classes and events canceled at @UTAustin after murder on campus. https://t.co/sAzz9cPKny
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@JoaquinCastrotx's hometown paper is reporting he won't challenge @tedcruz in 2018: mysanantonio.com/news/local/art… #txsen
RT @AKMcGlinchy: Protesters now blocking both entrances. DPS says fire hazard but working with organizers to avoid policing people https://…
RT @AKMcGlinchy: Protestors sit down outside @GregAbbott_TX offices chanting #sb4 is hate https://t.co/iKeZUeWaxE
RT @NWSSanAntonio: @TexasTomBob Just a chance of showers much later (between 2-6 am). We don't expect significant amounts, even if the show…
RT @NWSSanAntonio: 720 pm CDT Sat: Only SLCs (Scary Looking Clouds) here at the office, but a Severe Thunderstorm Storm Watch for some of t…
 
 
 
 
 
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