Executive Editor of The Texas Tribune, father, husband, recovering musician, rramsey@texastribune.org
This right here, from the @TexasTribune video crew: bit.ly/2sO8Loz #tx2018
RT @JoshuaMBlank: UT/TT Poll: Texans are pro-immigrant — with (many important) caveats buff.ly/2EHMXwd via @rossramsey @TxPolProjec…
@Patterson4TX: "Waste, fraud and abuse can actually be more cost-effective than FEMA." #ttevents #Harvey
Our special pollcast is LIVE! Join @rossramsey and the pollsters here. #txlege #tx2018 facebook.com/texastribune/v…
RT @bobbycblanchard: .@rossramsey and I talked about competitive and exciting primary races. I was lucky enough that people liked it enough…
Curling makes at least as much sense as bowling.
Sunday afternoon ruminations: Is there a more Texan name on the 2018 ballot than Dib Waldrip? #tx2018
RT @BudKennedy: Here’s more on the day @TCJudgeWhitley got fed up with local Tarrant County #txlege lawmakers—and with @EmpowerTexans https…
RT @JoshuaMBlank: Are Texas cities out of running because of ‘political climate?’ w/ @jamesrhenson buff.ly/2EhiHbu #AmazonHQ2
RT @BudKennedy: Sun 9a @WFAA “Inside Texas Politics” w/@JasonWhitely: Dallas Democrats @Frizell4da & @CreuzotForDA, plus @KatieSherrod3 is…
RT @TexasTribune: “You come at the king, you best not miss.” Gov. Greg Abbott is working to defeat 3 incumbent Republican House members wh…
RT @stephanieskuo: I went into journalism to tell important stories and to give a voice to the voiceless. https://t.co/4i4Zbr32Nq
RT @eramshaw: Check out this AMAZING lineup for @TexasTribune’s first-ever Symposium on Women! RSVP now - space is limited. Dallas, 2/26! h…
Every. Single. Flight out of ELP. Delayed. Please impale me.
RT @alexazura: Remember the bathroom bill? You know, that issue we spent 9 months on last year? The political fight that, in part, led to a…
RT @JasonWhitely: .@rossramsey: Elections are like car wrecks. People go to big ones. Tomorrow is the last day to register to vote in Marc…
Excited to announce #tribfest18 will be Sept. 27-29 in venues across downtown Austin. Mark your calendars & check out all we have in store for 2018: bit.ly/2FxquSy https://t.co/U3sTKRFOf5
RT @jamesrhenson: Congressional job approval in Texas + Donald Trump's Standing in Texas Ahead of the #SOTU Address texaspolitics.utexas.edu/blog/donald-tr…
RT @TexasTribune: @rossramsey says Texas Democrats don't need a blue wave in 2018 — they need a tsunami. bit.ly/2nmvQcH #tx2018 h…
Gross to go to a nice restaurant where the older male half of the wait team talks about how much better looking the younger female is (she wasn't there to hear this) and tells us he's got her picture on his mirror. #zipitpal
Would a border wall stop illegal drugs from pouring into the country? Right now, @byjayroot reports, the drugs aren’t even crossing where a wall would go: bit.ly/2DLALgT https://t.co/PiL36XybkP
RT @AliyyaSwaby: Texas Commission on Public School Finance hearing just started. adminmonitor.com/tx/tea/ #txlege #txed
Note the date, and the top two headlines, as the state starts its newest run at education spending. #txlege #schoolfinance #oldproblems https://t.co/CsZm997vNe
@gregabbott plan would limit future tax increases, but here he's saying he's going to CUT taxes. #txlege texastribune.org/2018/01/16/abb… texastribune.org/2018/01/17/ana… twitter.com/FoxBusiness/st…
Point taken: Should've said 'raised locally' instead of 'recaptured.' State's grab at local tax increases does, however, increase pressure on recapture. Either way, only villanizing was of the budget-writers and other legislators. twitter.com/ChandraKus/sta…
RT @jamesrhenson: Some context for #tx2018 Dem primary & @LupeValdez at #ttevents How Liberal are Texas Democratic Elected Officials (Octo…
RT @TexasTribune: When @realdonaldtrump referred to several countries as "shitholes," most Republican candidates took a knee, letting anoth…
If @ATXjj was in that fourth building, everything there would work... twitter.com/eramshaw/statu…
Texas moms are dying at a rate that is difficult to explain “in the absence of war, natural disaster, or severe economic upheaval.” Lawmakers have squandered opportunities to fix that. @TexasTribune investigated: bit.ly/2DiPsYB https://t.co/tKnuDX2Gkp
Oof. @GregAbbott_TX raised "over $9m" during the 183 period — over $49,180 per day. #2018Elections twitter.com/PatrickSvitek/…
And someone else would have added a warning — below the headline. #journalismisfun twitter.com/mwatkinstrib/s…
Special education caps were the Texas Legislature's idea, educators say. @AliyyaSwaby reports. #txlege bit.ly/2EEtTib
Two things about yesterday's Hawaiian Punch: 1/That alert was pre-programmed. Imagine that. 2/It was, when it went up, entirely believeable. Imagine that.
Note from my brother who lives in Hawaii, after the fake missile launch warning: “Sewers clogged by sudden overload....” #wtf
Lupe Valdez, campaigning for governor, defends record as sheriff, @patricksvitek reports. bit.ly/2EDRoYu via @TexasTribune
RT @DeLunaEva: Anyone out there in #txlege or #txed circles know if this report, required by the 2018-19 #txbudget, is out yet? https://t.c…
A friend wanted to know if I have a diet for the new year. I do. I’m gonna eat the same crap in 2018 that got me through 2017.
RT @MWatkinsTrib: The co-defendant in Sen. @carlosuresti's case pleaded guilty to fraud on Monday. Uresti is scheduled to go to trial later…
Stable genius. LeRoy Jolley, Who Trained Two Derby Winners, Dies at 79 via @NYTimes nytimes.com/2018/01/02/obi…
Lookit this forehead-slap in the Senate's announcement: "Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes." #freespeech #txlege twitter.com/PatrickSvitek/…
RT @jdehn: What's in store for Texas politics in 2018? (video) bit.ly/2lQ4Bq8 l via @TexasTribune https://t.co/rzV7za0DJ9
RT @evanasmith: Carlos is a fearless and capable veteran journalist who helped @monitornews become a strong local paper in a region of the…
RT @POTUSPressPool: 3:45 ET - @rossramsey joins @JulieMason on SXM 124 to share his reporting on the #HurricaneHarvey recovery. https://t.c…
Annual Gnocchi Gnight / JMR’s birthday is underway. #NYETradition https://t.co/b5b6UPwmNy
Some love for the great photographer Harry Cabluck. deadspin.com/the-immaculate…
The Disaster Artist is a scream. Seriously. #ohhimark
I don't think the Baltimore airport has been renovated since Earl Weaver was alive. cc: @rossramsey
 
So, not all that long...
Guns up! @jackakelley is now a graduate! https://t.co/rMS1dd7dJX
When the Justice Department wanted to build a border fence, officials ended up low-balling many landowners. One banker was offered $233,000. He negotiated up to $5 million. But not everyone can afford a lawyer. bit.ly/2AGPLMr https://t.co/LBY0E6Jyqr
Wait. Russia's out of the Olympics and Baylor is still in the NCAA?
Watching Texas in the courts? The folks at @TxPolProject got you covered. bit.ly/2AtOMxC #txlege
Join me and @TexasTribune for a daylong event on rebuilding after #HurricaneHarvey, Dec. 8 in Corpus Christi. Detai… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @jamesrhenson: Flynn Sings, Barton Sinks: Texas Data Points from the Week in Politics, w/ shoutouts to @alexazura @PatrickSvitek @rossra…
When you tire of politics, nature can be soothing... nytimes.com/2017/11/28/wor…
G'bye, @RepJoeBarton.... U.S. Rep. Joe Barton not running for re-election after graphic photo posted online.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
And then there were seven... bit.ly/2i6I2vr #txquitlist
Who's in charge of spell-checking the UT volleyball ads on TV? #hookem #dominace
RT @evanasmith: .@rossramsey: A political earthquake hits the Texas congressional delegation texastribune.org/2017/11/29/ana… #txlege
RT @TexasStandard: On air: We’ll be talking to the Tribune’s @rossramsey about Texas’ 2018 elections. Tune in starting at 10: https://t.co/…
RT @amanbatheja: Flubbed ethics investigation into Dawnna Dukes shows why the Texas Legislature is going to have trouble policing itself on…
RT @TexasTribune: Politicians will take sexual harassment seriously when voters do, says @rossramsey. bit.ly/2mLgPTV
@TexasTribune is moving this weekend, a block closer to the Capitol (1) to take the 6th floor at 919 Congress (2),… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @UnitedWayDallas: Thank you @TexasTribune for letting us borrow @rossramsey as a moderator for today’s legislative breakfast. This const…
RT @amanbatheja: Just posted: Latest from @TexasTribune's ongoing coverage of sexual harassment in the Texas Capitol. Why this could be a b…
RT @jamesrhenson: Wotta week. / It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like 2018: Texas Data Points from the Week in Politics https://t.co/CdNApQbCY…
RT @MorganMeyerTX: Great time discussing #txlege issues with @rossramsey, my colleagues & community members this morning. Thanks for hostin…
RT @DonHuffines: I️ always enjoy the @UnitedWayDallas Eggs & Issues event! It’s a great discussion on #txlege issues. https://t.co/4ihDe3TP…
Steve Mostyn, Houston attorney and big Democratic donor, is dead, his family says. #txlege https://t.co/bEbXZQUVLM
RT @amanbatheja: Smart column by @rossramsey: In the Texas Capitol, "the predators are free to do what they’ve always done" https://t.co/ef…
RT @DonnaHowardTX: Response: “We will have an updated policy & the women of the Texas House will be at the table to craft it." https://t.co…
RT @BudKennedy: Talking school buses with Supt Michael Hinojosa & guns w/@rossramsey, plus @DwaineRCaraway Sun 9a @WFAA “Inside Texas Polit…
Texas candidates started filing for spots on the 2018 ballot today, @PatrickSvitek & @viaAlana report.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
If you don't vote, why would anyone in elective office care what you think? You still have a few hours.... #txlege #electionday
This morning’s @TexasTribune event with @dawnnadukes is going to start late; she was delayed but is on the way. #txlege #staytuned
 
@Dawnnadukes arriving at 8:36 for an 8am live @TexasTribune interview... #txlege
C'mon! I would never wear blue sunglasses. twitter.com/eramshaw/statu…
Baby is 8: It's the @TexasTribune's birthday! (also Stephen F. Austin; that renowned Texas baby would be 224 today)
I can’t wait until you’re on stage... twitter.com/evanasmith/sta…
RT @eramshaw: Travis County better than most but still AWFUL. Aren’t we better than this? twitter.com/alexazura/stat…
RT @JJWatt: This game is insane.
How big a lead would be considered safe in this game?
5 hits and 4 runs on 6 pitches. Oof.
Their hearts were in the right place. #ibeencalledworse https://t.co/QbQGJipAO6
RT @viaAlana: Hours after announcing he wouldn't seek re-election, @SpeakerStraus sat down w/ us to talk about his future. #txlege https://…
RT @barlandrew: Best exchange of the @SpeakerStraus presser: @JasonEmbry: "we can do this all day." @rossramsey: "so can we."
 
 
 
 
 
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