Executive Editor of The Texas Tribune, father, husband, recovering musician, rramsey@texastribune.org
RT @Jmalewitz: I'm just going to leave these here. https://t.co/T2OUiuNFdN
@KenPaxtonTX trial starts 12/11, filing deadline for anyone who might challenge him for AG. Cause for hesitation? Lucky for him? #txlege
RT @evanasmith: Confirmed: I’ll talk bathroom politics/policies w @RonSimmonsTexas @SenatorSylvia at the Austin Club on 7/31 https://t.co/k…
The rift over the bathroom bill in #txlege won't end with the special session, writes @rossramsey. trib.it/2eN8StQ
RT @jamesrhenson: From page 119 of #TxSenate Rules. senate.state.tx.us/_assets/pdf/Se… (pdf) #txlege https://t.co/xWVyxkQtFo
RT @eramshaw: Rick Perry thought he was talking to a world leader about pig manure. It was a prank call. wapo.st/2tAkNOf?tid=ss…
OH in the newsroom: Nobody read Confusius's columns, either. #thanksfriends
RT @moodyforelpaso: So here's an example of what is not a proper parliamentary inquiry: "But why, Mr. Speaker?" #txlege @85thLegislature
RT @kgbt: Analysis: In special session, Texas Senate's the hare, House is the tortoise valleycentral.com/news/texas/ana… via @rossramsey https://t.co…
RT @TexasStandard: On air: It was full speed ahead in the Texas Senate this weekend. The House? Not so much. @rossramsey has more. 📻https…
RT @eramshaw: In the special session, the Texas Senate's the hare, the House is the tortoise texastribune.org/2017/07/24/ana… via @rossramsey
RT @mrsbriggle: Every elected official in #Denton County is R. The fact that the county judge sent a letter to @GovAbbott opposing bathroom…
RT @Jmalewitz: Y'all asked, @AlexSamuelsx5 and I Texplained: Will Texans ever get a remedy for the alleged illegal redistricting? https://t…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Patrick calls Straus "a Republican who has a Democrat as his chief of staff, a Democrat consultant and who gets elected…
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@DanPatrick to @MarkDavis: I think the House has met 19 or 20 minutes this week. "It's a joke. Enough's enough." #txlege
RT @alexazura: Witness registration for bathroom bill hearing just started, line wraps back around corner, down a flight of stairs and keep…
Peculiar: @GovAbbott's proclamation to the Senate early a.m. didn't include annexation; the version on his website now does. #txlege
Ish. The two hand-picked sponsors of property tax legislation, Bonnen and Bettencourt, filed different bills. twitter.com/JimBaxa1/statu…
Another #txlege day, another $34,580... The costs, by @AlexSamuelsx5 bit.ly/2uJMUif
#txlege humor from @Telicon: "The Senate adjourned until 12:01 a.m., Thursday, July 20, 2017. That is correct, early Thursday morning."
Go for the intro, stay for the TribCast... #txlege bit.ly/2uJOaC5
If you know which versions of each bill he supports, please share it with the rest of us. twitter.com/JimBaxa1/statu…
RT @kgbt: Analysis: Follow the leader — if you can find him valleycentral.com/news/texas/ana… via @rossramsey https://t.co/lD6kK69vae
RT @BudKennedy: Some #txlege Republicans told IBM lobbyists they don't want to vote on the "bathroom bill" at all, but might have to https:…
The Three Big Cheeses, from @bobphoto the Great. #txlege https://t.co/MBi5WKP7fz
@Glenn_Hegar is out of town. #breakfastclub twitter.com/rossramsey/sta…
RT @RepAlvarado145: The shortest special session in @TXlege history lasted 1 hour let's hope history will repeat itself @85thLegislature #t…
RT @apwillweissert: “Save our leaders from themselves" says pastor giving Texas Senate's opening special session prayer #txlege
RT @espn: Carlos Beltran hasn't used his glove in a game in over two months ... so the Astros held a funeral for it. #PhotoOfTheNight https…
RT @TexasTribune: "As a special session of the #txlege commences, state leaders are trash-talking each other." trib.it/2tiXYm6 via…
Maybe they're just excited? #txlege opens a special session this morning on 20 issues, but they pre-filed 233 bills and resolutions.
RT @MarkPJonesTX: The conservative drift of the Texas Senate: 2011-2017, in @TexasTribune @TribTalkTX #txlege #TXGOP: https://t.co/qEvvdNFB…
This Ramsey is not related to the Bolton clan, but I'll be sending our vegetarian dachshund over there to gum you t… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Sunset item must pass Senate before guv will add items, but he doesn't offer protection against poison pills in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
There's a short official call — gov.texas.gov/news/post/spec… — followed by a draft "supplemental" call. So #txlege can s… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
And look at this phrasing: "Legislation regarding the use of multi-occupancy showers, locker rooms, restrooms, and… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Interesting twist in the "sunset" item; it appears to let #txlege change sunset dates, but not to actually argue th… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Make that "unofficial"; his office posted an "unsigned working draft" on the guv's website. twitter.com/rossramsey/sta…
@GovAbbott issues his official "call" for next week's special session of #txlege. bit.ly/2uIVuKT
RT @Jmalewitz: .@rossramsey: Biggest prize in TX redistricting fight isn't a new map (spoiler alert: it rhymes w/ treeclearance) https://t.…
RT @Jmalewitz: Follow @alexazura today as the weeklong trial over Texas' House and Congressional maps kicks off texastribune.org/2017/07/10/201… #re…
Political fun with @jamesrhenson and @JoshuaMBlank ... #txlege medium.com/@texaspolitics…
Would be a hell of a secret to keep for 80 years... bit.ly/2tVxMOh
RT @WestTexasDrive: Today: @rossramsey at 5:10pm on "teacher raises" and the potential of a #txlege special in New Orleans. Streaming at ht…
RT @eramshaw: Will #txlege Democrats head to NOLA to avoid special session? @rossramsey says it’s the “stuff of pure fantasy” https://t.co/…
I wouldn't mind having to go cover that, if that's what you're getting at... twitter.com/RobertTGarrett…
RT @Jmalewitz: Great piece on @lylden — a legend among those who are "strangers to the courthouse." nytimes.com/2017/07/03/opi… #SCOTUS
RT @BudKennedy: Watch this week's @WFAAChannel8 "Inside Texas Politics" w/US Rep @MichaelCBurgess, @rossramsey, @JudgeClayJ Jenkins https:/…
RT @Jmalewitz: Hey, South Carolinians-- follow this guy for solid reporting and puns. ⬇️ twitter.com/jslovegrove/st…
RT @eramshaw: .@rossramsey: This is what the French call “unfunded mandate.” texastribune.org/2017/06/30/ana… https://t.co/nrPGinLtH8
RT @TexasTribune: The regular legislative session belonged to @DanPatrick. Now @GregAbbott_TX is asserting himself, says @rossramsey. https…
#SCOTUS agrees to take the Colorado case where a baker declined to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. https://t.co/AX9aBKV2Sq
RT @TxPolProject: So at 11 am a live podcast on the UT/@Texas Tribune Poll at the Trib FB page @rossramsey @daronrshaw @JoshuaMBlank & @jam…
Fine, it's Father's Day and @MLB has everybody wearing baby blue. But my @Cardinals look like the stinkin' @BlueJays #MakeStlRedAgain
Lucky us. Happy Father's Day, gentlemen. https://t.co/3aEwDzjYoz
RT @RepMattKrause: Bezos: "Alexa, buy me something from Whole Foods." Alexa: "Buying Whole Foods." Bezos: "Wait, what?"
SA Rep. Lyle Larson lost some bills to @GovAbbott's veto pen Thursday and has some ideas about it. Read on: bit.ly/2ttlJng #txlege
@GovAbbott gives #txlege a buzzcut, vetoing 50 bills today. bit.ly/2t7h5fk
RT @viaAlana: What to expect when expecting a #specialsession of the #txlege | #Video w/ @rossramsey https://t.co/L7HvGAOzQj
RT @Jmalewitz: @rossramsey I keep learning important stuff from @rossramsey today — that this exists, for instance: roadsideamerica.com/story/13033
TX House members can go play during special session, but #txlege won't reimburse them for it... https://t.co/KVKMTyQLCN
RT @TexasTribune: Lawmakers will be able to raise money during the special session. Don’t think they won’t, says @rossramsey: https://t.co/…
RT @fox7austin: Now that @GovAbbott has called a special session what can we expect? @TexasTribune @rossramsey @DaveFonFOX7 discuss https:/…
RT @JasonWhitely: #BREAKING: Excerpts from police report show Rep. Neave telling officer who arrested her for DWI: "I love you and I will f…
RT @TonyDaleTX: The official cartoon of the 85(1) special session. #txlege https://t.co/GdiuXN89yq
RT @TXCapTonight: WATCH 1on1 w/ new @TexasGOP Chair @jamesdickey + @rossramsey on #specialsession & a #txlege law that's clocked out https:…
RT @TexasTribune: Could Texas avoid a special session? Not with an executive order, writes @rossramsey. #txlege trib.it/2rMElBN
RT @BudKennedy: Special session yes-or-no, and will @MattRinaldiTX have a tougher time in the 2018 election w/@rossramsey on @WFAAChannel8…
RT @PatrickSvitek: Our post: @JamesDickey narrowly wins @TexasGOP chair race, beating @RickForTexas 32-31 texastribune.org/2017/06/03/tex…
RT @alexazura: Whoa talk about responsive government 👇🏽 #txlege twitter.com/txcomptroller/…
RT @CesarJBlanco: Please see my response to @rossramsey Pardon the disturbance, but we refuse to be silent, @TribTalkTX: https://t.co/m6GQ7…
@CesarJBlanco's response in @TribTalkTX — bit.ly/2rFKvUf — to my column on uncivil civics in #txlege — bit.ly/2rG2PMO
RT @PatrickSvitek: .@rossramsey: Yes, the House dithered. But it was the Senate that used that dithering to force a special. https://t.co/T…
Sine SeeYouInaMinute sounds like Latin, if you say it fast. #txlege
RT @TexasStandard: On air 📻: We’re talking to @TexasTribune‘s @rossramsey about the #txlege’s last day of regular session. Tune in: https:/…
RT @robert_inks: "The longer they talk, the closer the lightning gets." #OHNewsroom #txlege
RT @Jmalewitz: Amid inaction, House and Senate blame each other for inaction-- prolonging inaction texastribune.org/2017/05/28/sun… #txlege
RT @viaAlana: @alexazura .@DanPatrick doesn't mince words in responding to House members' presser bout inaction on key legislation. #txlege…
ICYMI yesterday: Big business CEOs, including some locals, wrote letter saying "discriminatory legislation" will hu… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
You're forgetting the episode with the Iranian cab driver! #txlege twitter.com/evanasmith/sta…
This session isn't going to help those who have spent years defending the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, is it? #txlege
This would have to be an Aaron Judge walk-off twitter.com/rossramsey/sta…
 
I was thinking David Freese. Or Albert Pujols...
Stop me if you've heard this: Don't call the game with innings left to play. #txlege twitter.com/evanasmith/sta…
Wouldn't it be an easy out for #txlege to pass the House's safety net bill and see if the lawyer in the middle office thinks that's enuf?
Did David Dewhurst leave the Senate his watch when he left? #ohamilate? #txlege
This always makes me feel better in times of legislative stress... #xlege https://t.co/J9Vhp0nuyp
RT @brandonformby: Texas House members accuse Senate of "purposeful inaction" as session nears end texastribune.org/2017/05/28/sun… via @alexazura
The bill in question, in this report from @marissaaevans a few days ago: bit.ly/2rd2CQy #txlege twitter.com/Jmalewitz/stat…
 
 
 
 
 
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