Executive Editor of The Texas Tribune, father, husband, recovering musician, rramsey@texastribune.org
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
RT @klrn: Happy Thursday! The storms are gone, the sun is shining, and we're smiling because #OnTheRecordKLRN airs at 7PM! Host @Jim_Forsyt…
We're 29th in tax collections per capita, according to the Tax Foundation. Easy to compare your friend's state and ours here: bit.ly/2UnJ2M0 twitter.com/CalawayTandC/s…
And follow this thread to follow @DanHuberty layout of the sales tax/property tax swap... #txlege twitter.com/AliyyaSwaby/st…
RT @jamesrhenson: Analysis via @rossramsey: The Constitutional Amendment Route to a Sales Tax vs Leadership Guts. [#hedrewrite] https://t.…
This thread is a good backgrounder on what's happening right now with state tax policy discussions... #txlege twitter.com/TexasTribune/s…
RT @TexasTribune: The Texas Legislature is stuck. Don’t worry about it, says @rossramsey. The Texas Legislature does its most important w…
RT @TexasStandard: Is it time to prepare for a special session? @rossramsey doesn't seem too worried, and he told us why: https://t.co/3Btl…
RT @Jmalewitz: This is the content I crave. twitter.com/alexiscoe/stat…
RT @TexasTribune: The state's top three leaders bet everything on public education and property taxes this year, but they can't get where t…
RT @CharlesPPierce: Folks, letting the government or, worse, the intelligence community, define who’s a journalist is a genuinely terrible…
RT @amanbatheja: Dennis Bonnen, 2015: We should *cut* the sales tax rather than try to lower property taxes. "texastribune.org/2015/04/08/bon… Denn…
This is one (of several) reasons why special-session talk in #txlege is WAAAAY premature. twitter.com/rossramsey/sta…
Remember all the way back to February, when the property tax bill was in its first week (of many) of its #txlege Senate freeze-out? bit.ly/2UJ4jEo
RT @cassi_pollock: Busy news day. @GovAbbott, @DanPatrick & @RepDennisBonnen have proposed raising the sales tax to lower property taxes. M…
Here's how new-taxes-for-public-ed did in the latest UT/TT Poll... #txlege https://t.co/1iSCVH4bwn
#txlege tax news. This would require approval of 2/3rds each of House and Senate. That's what you'd call a big lift. https://t.co/AozHyjj120
Analysis: The Texas Legislature’s tax bills aren’t only about money texastribune.org/2019/04/10/tex… via @TexasTribune
RT @evanasmith: Spend a few months with us @TexasTribune. We’ll make you better. More important, you’ll make us better — and you’ll make Te…
OH in committee hearing on vaping: “combustible cigarettes”. #soundsdangerous
Texas teams in BOTH #NCAATournament finals...
RT @pamelacolloff: For everyone who’s outraged by this, here’s the worst part: the parole board members’ deliberations, as well as the docu…
RT @eramshaw: One of the best young writers out there today; this profile is a work of art. —> twitter.com/emmaplatoff/st…
RT @jamesrhenson: As the legislature was picking up speed, the @UTAustin / @TexasTribune Poll asked Texans about the most important problem…
RT @jamesrhenson: @PatrickSvitek @DanPatrick Man knows his target audience. texaspolitics.utexas.edu/set/how-often-… and texaspolitics.utexas.edu/set/opinion-in… #Tx202…
And here's the @AliyyaSwaby story on today's school finance debate. #txlege bit.ly/2TU0xTW twitter.com/rossramsey/sta…
House votes 148 to @RepStickland to pass House Bill 3, the school finance bill. #txlege #stillawaystogo
RT @jamesrhenson: Approval of Texas Government Handling of K-12 Education (February 2019 @UTAustin / @TexasTribune Poll) https://t.co/BC6Lx…
RT @amanbatheja: Flashback to 2010 when Rick Perry, running for reelection as governor of Texas, refused to debate Democrat Bill White bec…
Wishing more of the things I heard today were April Fools pranks...
OH in House committee: "This bill has brought some strange bedfellows together, and I’m happy to be in bed with everybody." #TxLege
RT @cjanchondo: I admire @marissaaevans! She's on her way to a new position at the Minneapolis @StarTribune - but she's been a great person…
Analysis from @danbalz | Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign can’t be like his Senate campaign wapo.st/2U6RGTV?tid=ss…
RT @RepMaryGonzalez: My statement regarding Secretary Wilson’s nomination as UTEP President. #ElPaso #txlege https://t.co/lZffWLOrJJ
RT @i_p_a_1: And so it begins... @BetoORourke holds his first official 2020 presidential campaign rally in historic downtown #ElPaso. #Onas…
Introducing @BetoORourke, @RepEscobar calls El Paso "the new Ellis Island." #2020Election
RT @PatrickSvitek: Crowd taking shape for @BetoORourke launch rally in downtown El Paso, one of three he’s doing across Texas today. He’ll…
RT @jamesrhenson: .@Beto O'Rourke surfs a Texas blue wave via @alexi McCammond in @axios axios.com/beto-orourke-b… Supplement: data from F…
RT @eramshaw: I’m just going to go ahead and say none of this would be happening if not for @alexazura’s remarkable revelations on this mes…
RT @CEssig: @rossramsey if you’re super confused by how property taxes and school finance work in Texas, check out these primers to get cau…
RT @BudKennedy: And just when a Pew study says DFW residents don't want to pay for news, here's a @RobertWilonsky @DallasNews column that r…
RT @MWatkinsTrib: When big businesses want to fight their property tax bills, Texas law hands them an easy method texastribune.org/2019/03/26/equ…
RT @darlacameron: The data visuals team at the Texas Tribune is hiring! We’re looking for a senior developer to build news tools and tell…
That moment when you realize a successful physical is when your doctor can't tell you when you're going to die, or what is probably going to kill you.
RT @bobbycblanchard: Some of the secrets of Texas government aren’t supposed to be secrets, notes @rossramsey. buff.ly/2HSdjjN
RT @BobMooreNews: SCOOP: In a major move to cope with growing numbers of migrant families crossing the border, Border Patrol’s El Paso sect…
RT @TAR_GA: At @TxLegConf, @TexasTribune’s @rossramsey discusses property taxes, schools, and open govt w/ Sens. @TeamBettencourt & @KirkPW…
In Houston, Kamala Harris draws large crowd, prominent Democrats in first major Texas swing texastribune.org/2019/03/23/kam… via @TexasTribune and @emmaplatoff
RT @IanSams: NEWS: @RodneyEllis, 27-year Texas State Senator and former board chair of Innocence Project, endorses @KamalaHarris for presid…
Well, howdy, Amarillo! #Tornado #welcomewagon https://t.co/PmAqAW7vik
RT @jamesrhenson: In which @rossramsey tells the #txlege crowd not to get panties all wadded up over your June vacation plans. For now. An…
RT @POTUSPressPool: At 3:45pm ET on SXM 124, Executive Editor for the @TexasTribune @rossramsey joins @juliemason on @POTUSPressPool to ta…
RT @JohnBridges: Glad to be on the side of open government. #TXlege twitter.com/sbcmw/status/1…
RT @OSTXshow: Coming up at 5:15pm CST: @TexasTribune’s @rossramsey on #txlege budgets, tax swaps, Beto vs Castro and picking #TexasTech to…
RT @RuchoSharma: this is every journalist headshot https://t.co/4SxZTgpn1k
Let’s go ahead and make my humiliation public this year. #MarchMadness https://t.co/w9CfWV2iRx
And we heard plenty of carping about it from people who don't like Rick Perry and Ted Cruz, just like now. twitter.com/eramshaw/statu…
RT @bobbycblanchard: When Gayle King turns out to be a @rossramsey reader twitter.com/CBSThisMorning…
 
 
 
 
 
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