Executive Editor of The Texas Tribune, father, husband, recovering musician, rramsey@texastribune.org
RT @cassi_pollock: Read @rossramsey — "The top races are more exciting and will get more attention, but the Texas trophy in the 2020 electi…
RT @jamesrhenson: Over the weekend @BudKennedy looked at @JohnCornyn's reelection race, via @startelegram. star-telegram.com/opinion/opn-co… Number…
RT @DonnaHowardTX: Despite recent SCOTUS decision, it's possible to minimize political gerrymandering thru independent redistricting commis…
Can we stop calling re-heated movies remakes and start calling them covers, like we do with songs? Or leftovers, like we do with casseroles? Maybe a special category for live-action casseroles? Or just make the movies that haven't been made yet...
RT @MWatkinsTrib: Allow me to introduce you to @emmaplatoff, who has been all over this from the start. twitter.com/paulkrugman/st…
RT @ayanmittra: From @rossramsey: Lots of Texans have great stories and interesting experiences. But some — like Ross Perot — pack more tal…
RT @AdamLoewyATX: The Blast email by @PatrickSvitek is the best political email I get everyday. Highly recommend it if you like Texas pol…
RT @jamesrhenson: Analysis via @rossramsey: Why would politicians fix our #immigration problems when they can campaign off the mess? With i…
RT @lara_korte: Hey Twitter — ICYMI, I graduated! And I’m looking for #journalismjobs. If your newsroom is hiring, or know of a newsroom th…
RT @ATXjj: Several @TexasTribune colleagues are working while coincidentally facing in the same direction in the room. Inexplicably, it app…
RT @JoshuaMBlank: Analysis: The family separation crisis peaked more than a year ago. Conditions at the border are still terrible. https://…
RT @BobMooreNews: One thing being lost in the child migration discussion is that the largest concentration of asylum seeking Central Americ…
RT @rdmurphy: Oh hello this seems like a great opportunity to plug @alexazura's piece again texastribune.org/2019/06/25/jul… twitter.com/BuzzFeedBen/st…
RT @jamesrhenson: Castro and O’Rourke’s Standing in Texas ahead of First Democratic Debates | The Texas Politics Project #tx2020 https://t.…
RT @kerathink: Today on Think, @krysboydthink sits down with @TexasTribune reporter Abby Livingston (@TexasTribAbby) and NPR senior editor…
RT @amanbatheja: I would happily read an academic study analyzing the reaction to this tweet twitter.com/JohnCornyn/sta…
RT @Turkewitz: At airport: Rept: I'm a reporter who travels to Mexico a lot. CBP: What's your story on? Rept: I'm a US citizen. CBP: That…
RT @JoshuaMBlank: TribCast: UT/TT Pollster Edition buff.ly/2Y4xa4n w/ @rossramsey, @jamesrhenson & Daron Shaw talking about #tx2020…
RT @JoshuaMBlank: Texas just spent billions to boost school funding, lower property taxes. Voters approve, but not overwhelmingly, @UTAusti…
RT @JoshuaMBlank: A near-majority of Texans favor outlawing abortion after six weeks, UT/TT Poll finds buff.ly/2WOmMkG by @rossrams…
RT @JoshuaMBlank: On growth, diversity, immigration and trade, @UTAustin / @TexasTribune Poll finds two states of Texas https://t.co/y9Dlpt…
RT @JoshuaMBlank: Texas voters’ election qualms run high, but their reasons vary, @UTAustin / @TexasTribune Poll says https://t.co/hdsyjXzO…
RT @jamesrhenson: Texas voters’ election qualms run high, but their reasons vary, UT/TT Poll says texastribune.org/2019/06/18/tex… via @TexasTribune
RT @jamesrhenson: On growth, diversity, immigration and trade, UT/TT Poll finds two states of Texas texastribune.org/2019/06/18/two… via @TexasTribu…
RT @jamesrhenson: New June 2019 UT/@TexasTribune Poll: Job approval ratings for Texas’s US Senators. Cornyn: 42% approve / 39% disapprove C…
RT @bobbycblanchard: Today is @lizbyrne33's last day at the @TexasTribune as a reporting fellow. Dear World, please take care of this one…
An amazing series, and all on short deadlines. 💀 twitter.com/viaalana/statu…
RT @bobbycblanchard: .@rossramsey on why some far-right groups are gunning against Dennis Bonnen. Spoiler: It might have to do with $. #txl…
RT @marissaaevans: Interesting. Last year when I was still at @TexasTribune we released a two part project on maternal mortality and the sy…
RT @eramshaw: Lying? It’s the *state’s* faulty data they were citing. twitter.com/gregabbott_tx/…
Ready for that driverless car. This is literally wasting my time. #grouchytravels https://t.co/FqSwkKsA90
RT @mcpli: One added benefit of 2018 is that Texas gets polled more these days. #txlege twitter.com/QuinnipiacPoll…
RT @eramshaw: What’s a botched voter purge between friends? @rossramsey asks & answers: texastribune.org/2019/06/05/wha… https://t.co/ypMTz8kjGK
The latest ranking of Texas state representatives, based on their votes during the regular legislative session, from Rice prof @MarkPJonesTX #txlege bit.ly/31ar2tt
The #txlege plumbing fiasco (bit.ly/319Aw8c) has every plumber in Texas feeling the way every Texan feels whenever they encounter plumbing problems. #makeitallgoaway
We wrote earlier this year about some of the congressional and #txlege districts where races in 2018 were competitive: bit.ly/2KlHAbU bit.ly/2KtJJlN twitter.com/rossramsey/sta…
Check out @shiying_cheng's rendering of our Heat Index for political trends where you live in Texas... #txlege https://t.co/aZL20JtKL6
Think you can name every Democratic candidate for president? bit.ly/2JWkDg3
#txlege House and Senate filed 7,324 bills and passed 1,429 of them, a 19.5% pass rate (or an 80.5% kill rate). It was 18.2% in 2017, 21.1% in 2015. Source: bit.ly/2VYKFAG
RT @kherman: Senate now honoring Senate Secretary Patsy Spaw for 50 (50!) years of service in the Senate. A true Capitol treasure. #txlege…
RT @jtSouthAustin: ⁦@DanPatrick⁩ calls this the ‘Super Bowl’ of legislative sessions. ⁦Does it live up to that billing? ⁦@rossramsey⁩ and ⁦…
RT @jamesrhenson: In which @rossramsey says, "ok, but enough with 'transformative,' guys." And wonders just how impressed voters will be,…
RT @emmaplatoff: Maverick of the Senate? How a mouthy moderate from Amarillo faced down an apparent grudge from the boss — and got his bill…
RT @evanasmith: THREAD 👇 Howdy, @TexasTribune Festival fans + friends. #txlege isn’t the only thing that ends on Memorial Day — we also say…
RT @amanbatheja: Texas legislators had a successful session, but not a landmark one, writes @rossramsey. texastribune.org/2019/05/25/tex… #txlege
Why does the phrase, “the fact is...”, always precede somebody’s opinion?
RT @JonathanMathers: @rossramsey & @jdehn prepping @DrewSpringer & @TurnerForTX at the 919 Studio of the @TexasTribune for their segment on…
RT @JosephKopser: Thx to IBC Bank for hosting a forum on the #TXLege. My takeaway is that elections matter and the #TXLege is more pragmat…
#TXLEGE school finance property tax deal 1/2 https://t.co/1QmcQEkVLw
Ann Beattie might as well be writing here about the end of a #txlege session... bit.ly/2VGWf3p
RT @KarinaKling: SB 10 - mental health consortium bill amended to SB 11 - school safety bill. #txlege Another indication a bill is never…
Somewhere right now, the Texas Senate is passing around a bottle of whiskey and watching the Texas House. #txlege
RT @cassi_pollock: Just spoke with @RepStickland, who killed a high-priority mental health bill this evening with a point of order. Why did…
I do want you to read my column, but sometimes, the picture says it all. #txlege bit.ly/2VCcWg8
RT @eramshaw: This headline/photo/countdown clock combo is an accurate expression of how I feel about the #txlege with a week to go… https:…
RT @TexasStandard: What the hell's happening in the waning days of the #txlege? Hell Week, says @TexasTribunes' @rossramsey, as legislato…
As long as there's an enchirito on the pillow at the end of the day. twitter.com/Jmalewitz/stat…
Great @RobertTGarrett cautionary tale on an expensive and fouled up public-private child support system. #txlege bit.ly/2VA9set
That takes today's column off of the respirator. Whew! bit.ly/30qPRRt #txlege twitter.com/cassi_pollock/…
#txlege Weekend planner: House, Senate, John Wick 3 or is this too much of the same thing?
RT @rdmurphy: Less than 1 million seconds left of #txlege congrats everyone you made it txlege-how-many-seconds.glitch.me
RT @pamelacolloff: Q. Which of the following Americans died in the greatest numbers from gun violence in 2017? 1. on-duty police officers…
RT @eramshaw: Textbook @rossramsey: “You have no idea how many ridiculous things we ask about. And how many of them turn into stories.”…
RT @kherman: When prayer becomes preaching in the Texas House statesman.com/news/20190514/…. #txlege
RT @41Strange: Russell's viper under the rain, Sri Lanka (photo: Paul Goldstein) https://t.co/m4YNyvBL5D
Hey, they got it past a 62-year-old editor... twitter.com/amanbatheja/st…
RT @davidmcswane: Some personal news: I'm joining @propublica's new Washington D.C. office, where I'll dig into federal agencies and progra…
RT @amanbatheja: A bill reforming statute of limitations on sexual abuse was moving through the Texas Legislature, not drawing a ton of att…
Is “What, me worry?” a reasonably good political slogan?
RT @amanbatheja: Re-upping this amazing archival pic of Senfronia Thompson just because #txlege twitter.com/amanbatheja/st…
RT @AliyyaSwaby: As #txlege is set to spend the next 19 days untangling school finance and property tax reform, I want to re-up this story…
RT @bobbycblanchard: Are they gonna get it done? buff.ly/2Lssq6L via @rossramsey
Question: When #txlege leaders said they were on the 5-yd line last Friday, did they mean 5 yds to go, or 95? Trying to plan summer travel over here...
RT @MWatkinsTrib: Odd that in all the calls we receive from comms people trying to pick apart stories no one has ever thought to mention th…
RT @jamesrhenson: .@RossRamsery reminds readers: There’s >1 way to pass a tax bill in Texas (esp if the Big 3 want to pass 1) https://t.co/…
Everyone starts canceling Friday plans... #txlege twitter.com/aliyyaswaby/st…
RT @KarinaKling: Analysis: Legislators have a deadline, and so do Texas schools texastribune.org/2019/05/01/pro… via @rossramsey
RT @_rjsmart: The Newseum - BLEW my mind today. Here’s a tiny peek - posted in the bathroom 😂 https://t.co/51vU1rmHV8
RT @TexasTribune: Texas isn’t going to get any action on property taxes without reforms to school finance, if the latest House maneuver is…
RT @eramshaw: A true @TexasTribune fairy tale, for your reading pleasure:
RT @amanbatheja: Rick Perry: "This is not the best job I’ve ever had. That was Governor. But it’s the most interesting job I’ve ever had."…
RT @alexazura: Breaking: Three months after first questioning the citizenship status of ~100K voters, @TXsecofstate has agreed to end its b…
RT @jeremybmazur: Words used to describe every #txlege session, generally, since 1999. https://t.co/1ypRxuWkOp
A lot of the time, the two-party system is Business v. Business. twitter.com/byjayroot/stat…
RT @alexi: .@JulianCastro opens his remarks at #SheThePeople2020 calling them out (with a laugh) because THEY PUT HIS BROTHER'S PHOTO ON TH…
Thankfully, this @SorghumGrowers podcast did not rely on my shallow city-boy knowledge of agriculture in Texas. #txlege bit.ly/2ZtD9AV
ICYMI in the media storm around that report from Washington last week; pollsters @jamesrhenson and @JoshuaMBlank take a look at Latino voters in Texas and @realDonaldTrump bit.ly/2UyY4Pg’-support-president
RT @BudKennedy: Fort Worth D ⁦@RepVeasey⁩ ⁦@MarcVeasey⁩ is the guest at 9am on @WFAA “Inside Texas Politics” w/@JasonWhitely, plus ⁦@rossra…
RT @jamesrhenson: Opinion regarding investigations into possible Russian efforts to influence election (June 2018 @UTAustin /@TexasTribune
 
 
 
 
 
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