CEO of @texastribune. Host of @overheardpbs. Former editor of @texasmonthly. Political junkie, passable tennis player, @wilco fanboy, future ex-vegetarian.
RT @lmcgaughy: @joanhuffman @TXAG @TDCAA @KirkPWatson @TxFOIFT Lt. Gov. @DanPatrick just criticized the 25 Republicans who voted against #S…
RT @RobertTGarrett: Keep springing forward, falling back: Vote on daylight saving or standard time dies in Texas Senate https://t.co/E4Cpww…
Nonsensical trivia while I wait for the stream to come back up: Per Telicon, the only candidate for Speaker who voted for SB29 was Phil King. @SpeakerBonnen didn’t vote + @FourPriceTX @RepJohnZerwas @drewdarby4Tx @travisfortexas @tparker63 were all against #txlege
trying to think of candidates for that job 🤔 #txlege twitter.com/emmaplatoff/st…
Whenever the #txlege stream goes down I imagine I’m watching Designated Survivor and Tony Tinderholt is now president
RT @evanasmith: NEW: My @overheardpbs intvu with @SenGillibrand — one of twenty-odd Democrats running for president — is now online https:/…
NEW: My @overheardpbs interview with @rogerclemens has been rescheduled for 5/29 at 11:15 am. One of us will be throwing high hard ones overheardwithevansmith.org/tapings/overhe…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Among Rs: @SarahforHD134 voted no, Todd Hunter was PNV #txlege twitter.com/chucklindell/s…
Happy birthday @jannbas!
“Where is your drill sergeant, men?” “Blown up, sir.” twitter.com/bdavisaas/stat…
RT @brithume: Say this for Buttigieg. He’s willing to be questioned by Chris Wallace, something you’ve barely done since you’ve been presid…
RT @lmcgaughy: @TXAG @DanPatrick @SenCreighton @whitmire_john @taygoldenstein So the House Calendars Committee just met. Anything not set f…
RT @lmcgaughy: @TXAG @DanPatrick @SenCreighton @whitmire_john @taygoldenstein A top Democratic in the Texas Senate just told me they polled…
Man, this guy. Lives and works in Austin, though I bet most people have no idea who he is or would recognize him on the street ajc.com/news/just-more…
NEW: My @overheardpbs intvu with @SenGillibrand — one of twenty-odd Democrats running for president — is now online overheardwithevansmith.org/episode/kirste… https://t.co/AEjRFCgZtI
RT @evanasmith: Wait, so if we have the @TexasTribune Festival at @daveandbusters, you’ll finally come? #txlege twitter.com/GregAbbott_TX/…
Had a great time taping this ep of #LovettOrLeaveIt with ⁦@jonlovett⁩ ⁦@MrEmilyHeller⁩ ⁦@SheaSerrano⁩ at ⁦@acllive⁩. Spoiler: I am the fourth-funniest #txlege crooked.com/podcast/bbq-bo…
Many thanks to @rgibbs for hosting a great day of interviews with @TexasTribune pros! Proud of our distinguished #txst alums @amwaldrup @jordanv @akw_tx @Opthomasprime_ . And much love to @evanasmith! https://t.co/Fp269iu5sg
RT @PatrickSvitek: Former state Rep. @rodneyanderson announces he's running for @DallasGOP chair after death of chair Missy Shorey last mon…
NEW: I’ll interview the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, @PB_Curry, for an upcoming ep of @overheardpbs on 5/31 at 8:30 am. Join us in studio overheardwithevansmith.org/tapings/overhe… https://t.co/junINl1D6O
#breaking via @alexazura: In new Point of Order podcast, Texas State Demographer Lloyd Potter comes out against the “politically driven” citizenship question on the 2020 Census texastribune.org/2019/05/16/tex… #txlege
NEW Point of Order podcast: State Demographer Lloyd Potter on the exploding population of Texas — and what it means for the work of #txlege, now + future texastribune.org/2019/05/16/poi…
NEW Point of Order podcast: State Demographer Lloyd Potter on the exploding population of Texas — and what it means for the work of #txlege texastribune.org/2019/05/16/poi…
@alexazura: @TXsecofstate used $121k in funds from federal Help America Vote Act to run botched search for supposed noncitizens texastribune.org/2019/05/15/tex… #txlege
greatest #blast subject line ever, @PatrickSvitek https://t.co/YlatKfdFgL
omg @moodyforelpaso is going to hate this tweet #txlege twitter.com/TexasTribune/s…
RT @ryanstruyk: New head-to-head 2020 poll numbers in Pennsylvania via Quinnipiac: Biden 53%, Trump 42% Sanders 50%, Trump 43% Warren 47%,…
Happy birthday @MOBLYN!
Happy birthday @catmchs!
RT @jenhab: In Texas, @GinaOrtizJones raised more than $100,000 during the first 8 hours of her second race to try to unseat @HurdOnTheHill.
⁦@TheLemonheads⁩ = a great band. New record is fun, old records hold up, all Evans should be cut slack for past sins nytimes.com/2019/05/14/sty…
⁦@PatrickSvitek⁩ ⁦@TexasTribAbby⁩ say the quiet part out loud: @SenRoyceWest⁩ is looking at joining a potentially crowded #txsen race #txlege texastribune.org/2019/05/14/joa…
While factual, Austin’s Jewish Mayor is quite the descriptor #txlege twitter.com/PhilJankowski/…
We’re hiring a grants and awards manager! Join @TexasTribune's amazing fundraising team and help us pay for the kind of accountability journalism that makes Texas better by making Texans more informed texastribune.org/jobs/grants-aw… #txlege #journalismjobs #alsofreeguacamole
“He’s ready and prepared for a primary battle // His name is worth 800 points in Scrabble” rollingstone.com/tv/tv-news/may…
This is absolutely, hands down, no shit, the best episode of #UnderTheDome yet. All about the hard-working, underappreciated #txlege staff. 🙌 to @Wisemeister @viaAlana @jdehn @WoojaeJSong texastribune.org/2019/05/14/und…
“If I don’t bring the level down when @repstickland walks up, his voice starts to feedback the room” texastribune.org/2019/05/14/und… #txlege
Great story on the cities vs. the state from @ShannonNajma, who gets a choice quote from @DadePhelan on the fight over local control: @TML_Texas represents “their own interests and we are representing the taxpayers” texastribune.org/2019/05/14/tex… #txlege
Patriot Farmers is a great band name
how has this egregious error not been fixed? twitter.com/evanasmith/sta…
RT @elpasotimes: Mother of former first lady Laura Bush dies at 99; Jenna Welch was from El Paso rssfeeds.elpasotimes.com/~/601923826/0/…
RT @nationaljournal: The 2020 race for Texas' 7th congressional district, which elected Democratic Rep. Lizzie Fletcher over longtime Repub…
Wait, so if we have the @TexasTribune Festival at @daveandbusters, you’ll finally come? #txlege twitter.com/GregAbbott_TX/…
@ChrisBellLawyer for #txsen? Maybe bit.ly/2VSFsP9 #tx2020
the other half of that bottle results in our maps #txlege twitter.com/pamelacolloff/…
No more Governor Absent: @PatrickSvitek’s must-read on @GovAbbott focus and engagement in 86th #txlege — and results so far texastribune.org/2019/05/13/tex…
Per ⁦@CDCgov⁩, 25 percent of working-age adults in Texas had no health insurance in 2018 — tops among all states and not quite three times national average #txlege usatoday.com/story/news/nat…
RT @carlquintanilla: “Pulp Fiction” premiered at Cannes today in 1994. Here’s a quick thread on Tarantino’s masterpiece, which — in class…
@nymag says FOX spin-off 911: Lone Star set in Austin, stars @RobLowe. Its reporter majorly majorly majorly botches joke vulture.com/2019/05/rob-lo… https://t.co/8eSwVuK7F2
Peggy Lipton, ah shit #RIP
There was zero chance I wasn’t going to like the new @JeffTweedy record. But it is … great. @SolidSoundFest, here I come wilcoworld.net/?fbclid=IwAR3L…
Eleven days until 86th Session: Endgame. On 5/22 I’ll do a #txlege mop-up with @RepMaryGonzalez @leachfortexas @DrewSpringer at #Studio919. RSVP —> eventbrite.com/e/a-lege-wrap-… https://t.co/muIgPSIbX1
“A teddy bear”: @CeliaIsrael tells a good story about the compassion of — wait for it — @repstickland #txlege twitter.com/celiaisrael/st…
One of many great @CeliaIsrael lines: “I know there are more Sarah Davises on the floor and I want them to come out of the closet” @SarahforHD134 #txlege twitter.com/celiaisrael/st…
great @cdhooks turn of phrase: "an absolute cock-up from toe to tip” #txlege twitter.com/cd_hooks/statu…
Against the backdrop of last night’s Chick-fil-A POO — @CeliaIsrael and I talk LGBTQ politics at #txlege in this week’s new Point of Order pod spreaker.com/user/texastrib…
RT @emmaplatoff: The point of order is "well-taken and sustained," says @RepDennisBonnen. Bill looks dead. #txlege
@boonepickens in @TribTalkTX: Build the Texas Tech veterinary school now — it’s a no-brainer #txlege tribtalk.org/2019/05/09/bui…
“show the speaker voting aye” is always a moment #txlege
those facts stipulated, except i still think of it as one election — and not a november blue wave election. *he won* — let’s give him appropriate credit for that — but the story is misleading as it was originally told #txlege twitter.com/jamesleebennet…
THE BEST JOB now open at @TexasTribune: Engagement producer. Help us build + solidify relationships with our readers across platforms, esp. through newsletters. Also, eat our free guacamole texastribune.org/jobs/engagemen… #txlege
#TexasSince 1991, when I moved to Austin from NYC to work for @texasmonthly. The very best state has been my home ever since — more than half my life spent here — and two native Texan kiddos are about to fly the coop. I’m only leaving myself in a pine box #notfrombutof
NEW Point of Order podcast: @CeliaIsrael + I talk LGBTQ politics, nondiscrimination + #txlege — how far TX has come and how far we have to go texastribune.org/2019/05/09/poi…
holy god this is as bad as peas in guacamole twitter.com/eramshaw/statu…
i have never wanted a mushroom emoji more 👀 https://t.co/zZKY0RMuiM
Texas, as always at the center of the news (or flanking it) ⁦@LaCongresista⁩ ⁦@RepEscobar⁩ #txlege https://t.co/6Y7c4ndFn2
@anxious_maria: In 2018, the majority of migrants to Texas — nearly 105k people — moved here from other countries texastribune.org/2019/05/08/tex… #txlege
#HB3 conferees appointed by Senate: @SenLarryTaylor (chair) @SenJaneNelson @DonnaCampbellTX @SenRoyceWest @KirkPWatson #txlege
HB# conferees appointed by Senate: Taylor (chair) Nelson Campbell West Watson #txlege
This is … not right. He won in 2018 but in a low-turnout, one-off, out-of-cycle special election — an accomplishment but not a counter to the blue wave November election #txlege twitter.com/IngrahamAngle/…
Weather in downtown Austin rn = end of days. We’re not going to live long enough to raise the sales tax #txlege
RT @toddgillman: .@JohnCornyn on whether Mueller should testify before Congress: "I don't have any objection." -- on call w/Texas media
@rossramsey: No bills are truly dead until Sine Die, but some are beginning to smell funny texastribune.org/2019/05/08/tex… #txlege https://t.co/9xpUPqjBc2
Exasperated point-of-order-calling @BriscoeCain is the best @BriscoeCain #txlege
I could watch @SarahforHD134 questioning @RepStickland all freaking day long #txlege
@RepDennisBonnen: “Who’s the chair of that conference committee?” #txlege https://t.co/J7BxKpCRj0
Why isn’t @TeamBettencourt chair of the SB2 conference committee? 🤔 #txlege
State lawmaker accuses leading vaccine doc in Texas of “sorcery” 🧙‍♂️ #txlege twitter.com/RepStickland/s…
Happy birthday @MauriceChammah!
RT @AliyyaSwaby: .@DanHuberty @TrentAshbyTX @DiegoBernalTX @RepMaryGonzalez @KingForTexas appointed to negotiate with Senate on changes to…
that’s an executive-editor quality pun right there #txlege twitter.com/JohnBridges/st…
really: what is the difference between agnostic and nothing in particular? twitter.com/SteveKornacki/…
My five favorite words this #txlege: “Mr. Tinderholt, for what purpose?"
this isn’t just a dig at @TeamBettencourt — it’s a bulldozing #txlege twitter.com/AliyyaSwaby/st…
Texas = one of only two states where @POTUS is not under water twitter.com/cameron_easley…
INBOX: Why ⁦@SenCreighton⁩ voted no on HB3 #txlege https://t.co/wNcBq7loir
RT @DrSchwertner: I voted against HB 3, School Finance Reform. While I am supportive of increased state funding for education, I am dishear…
third time i’ve thought, @BriscoeCain made the runoff for Dallas mayor?! #txlege twitter.com/cbs11jack/stat…
The 2 no votes on HB3 were @SenCreighton @DrSchwertner. PNVs were @TeamBettencourt @AngelaPaxtonTX @SenatorBobHall #txlege
 
 
 
 
 
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