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Reporter and News Apps Lead Developer — Texas Tribune

Reporter, @newsapps team lead + lead developer with @TexasTribune. Campaign finance, data visualization, web performance and interactive design. ♦

Things to Do in the Hudson Valley, Aug. 16 to 22, 2015

nytimes.com — A guide to cultural and recreational events in the Hudson Valley. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to westweek@nytimes.com. Comedy PELHAM Rockwells Kevin Meaney and Brian Jian. Aug. 22 at 9 p.m. $10. Rockwells, 105 Wolfs Lane. rockwellsusa.net; 914-738-5881. WEST NYACK Levity Live Steve Byrne.

Obamacare Health Plans to Get Special Label

texastribune.org — Throughout August, The Texas Tribune will feature 31 ways Texans' lives will change because of new laws that take effect Sept. 1. Check out our story calendar for more. Texans who purchased an insurance plan under President Obama's signature health law will soon have a special label on their insurance cards - "QHP," for "qualified health plan."
Aug 06, 2015

RT @ewaltersTX: How many people signed up for an Obamacare plan in your zip code? Find out here: trib.it/1LNYCIW #31Ways #txlege

Aug 06, 2015

Today's #31Days Entry: Obamacare Health Plans to Get Special Label trib.it/1LNYCIW via @TexasTribune #txlege

First Disclosures Offer View of 2016 Texas Money Race

texastribune.org — The first major wave of presidential campaign finance disclosures is offering the fullest picture yet of what role Texas, long known for its deep pool of political cash, is playing in the 2016 money race. The takeaways are as numerous as the Republican candidates flocking to the state to fill their campaign coffers.
Jul 20, 2015

.@marcorubio making #2016 fundraising inroads in TX despite few personal/political ties here texastribune.org/2015/07/20/fir… pic.twitter.com/fQgZM8OMfr

Jul 20, 2015

First Disclosures Offer View of 2016 Texas Money Race trib.it/1Sy4giB via @TexasTribune

Jul 21, 2015

.@JebBush’s TX donors are monogamous & @marcorubio’s are plentiful — takeaways from latest financials #2016 texastribune.org/2015/07/20/fir…

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The Brief: How Cruz's Backers Think He Can Win In 2016

texastribune.org — The super PACs backing U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz think his path forward is highlighting how "wedge issues" make him the strongest candidate against Hillary Clinton. The strategy was revealed late Thursday through a leaked presentation, and as the Tribune's Patrick Svitek reports, it "offers the most revealing look yet at how - and why - Cruz's supporters believe" he can fire up Republican voters: The 51-slide pitch - titled "Can He Win?"
Jul 17, 2015

RT @PatrickSvitek: From last night: Pro-@tedcruz super PACs believe "wedge issues" are key to his path to victory, presentation shows trib.it/1HTkyN8

Analysis: The Center Did Not Hold

texastribune.org — Mark P. Jones, a political scientist at Rice University, periodically engages in an exercise that graphically demonstrates the state of Texas politics. Weighing every recorded vote they cast, he charts state and federal legislators from the most liberal to the most conservative.
Jul 17, 2015

If you want to get rid of centrists, redistricting can be pretty efficient. bit.ly/1HUZqpK #txlege

Jul 17, 2015

A snapshot of a terrible trend in Texas governance: Gerrymandering kills the political middle. By @TexasTribune ow.ly/PLgHk

Ryan Murphy: LGBT Acceptance Driven by AIDS Crisis

variety.com — When I was a kid, my grandmother in Indiana for some reason knew that Rock Hudson was gay. She used to say disparaging words - "he's a queer." But she had great affection for Paul Lynde on "Hollywood Squares." Those were the only gay men I knew.

Texas Reservoir Levels

apps.texastribune.org — As recently as 2011, Texas endured the most intense drought in recorded state history. But the rainfall so far in 2015 has left less than 1 percent of the state in drought conditions. Texas reservoirs are not far behind; as of Monday, they were collectively more than 83 percent full.
Jun 18, 2015

Awesome interactive showing TX reservoir levels — and apparent end of drought apps.texastribune.org/reservoirs/ #txlege pic.twitter.com/So4ZT0qGb5

Jun 18, 2015

What's the Texas drought look like now with all this rain? @newsapps strikes again. apps.texastribune.org/reservoirs/ #water #texas

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'Living on the end of a lightning bolt.': The legacy of 'The American Dream' Dusty Rhodes

Jun 12, 2015

RT @WWE: "Living on the End of a Lightning Bolt": The legacy of Dusty Rhodes... trib.al/A8PDuC2 #ThankYouDream pic.twitter.com/GzXC8ZEHFu

PerryTracker | The Texas Tribune

apps.texastribune.org — On June 4, 2015, former Gov. Rick Perry announced he was entering the 2016 campaign for president, the second time he's run for the post. Out of office for the first time since his 1984 election to the Texas House, Perry is now able to travel freely in the early-voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and beyond.

Women in the Lege: A Historical Look

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Nov 26, 2015

NBC’s parade announcers just said @SFASU band is from Austin, TX. Weird way to pronounce “Nacogdoches”, tbh

Nov 24, 2015

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Nov 23, 2015

Searching for Google Publisher Tags guides is a just a wasteland of frustration and despair

Nov 23, 2015

Today’s office OH band name: “Secondhand Fudge” Still trying to determine what style of music they’d play.

Nov 23, 2015

Still confused as to why @Spotify doesn’t have an “official” @rdio importer. Like, this is your big chance to build good will.

Nov 19, 2015

@zubakskees Yeah, that’s how far I got. :\ It’s really not that big of a deal for what I’m doing. But it became a thing I wanted, so…

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