I'm a freelance writer living in Texas. I currently cover Texas politics for Quorum Report. I previously was the community calendar editor and a staff writer for the Voice and an assistant editor and reporter for Truthout.org.
My byline's also appeared in the Fort Worth Weekly and its website, F...
“I think we can all agree that there need to be more Republican women serving at the state Capitol. We need your experience, your background, and your perspective”DALLAS – To a warm reception from the crowd gathered at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Speaker of the Texas House Joe Straus on Friday gave the keynote speech at the Texas Federation of Republican Women’s luncheon. It’s part of the group’s 31st biennial convention unfolding this weekend in DFW.
Huffines greets patriots, Bush defends Alamo, and a top Republican warns the GOP to stop the bitterness in primaries: “We have to be strong, so strong. But we have to be dignified”DALLAS –– “We’re not just the most powerful Republican women’s organization in the country, but the planet,” said an official with the Texas Federation of Republican Women as the organization kicked off its 31st biennial convention in Big D today.
Phillips supports former Grayson County Republican Chairman Reggie Smith; two hot Senate races overlaying the district will complicate the politicsSHERMAN – For the first time in more than a decade the voters of House District 62 in north Texas will elect a new state representative. Texas House Insurance Committee Chairman Larry Phillips, R-Sherman, has represented the district northeast of Dallas-Fort Worth comprising Delta, Fannin and Grayson counties since 2003.
Houston Press Club's annual awards honoring best in journalism from across the state. Second place in the Internet Commentary category for my Bought and Sold portfolio connecting dark money to hyper conservative politics in the Texas Legislature.
Society of Professional Journalists of Fort Worth's annual First Amendment Awards honor the best in open government reporting, commentary and advocacy journalists across Texas, Oklahoma and elsewhere. I came in 2nd place in the Internet commentary category for a bill filed in the 84th legislative session that would have hindered out-of-state access to open records. (http://www.dallasvoice.com/bill-limit-access-state-public-records-10189647.html)
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