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Headline Newspaper Columnist Date
Education chief announces fines assessed to testing service Austin American Statesman  Sterling, E. 09/08/16
State Sen. Sims, 84, worked for Texas agriculture, tried to ‘do what is right’ Abilene Reporter-News  Jaklewicz, G. 09/01/16
William McKinnie "Bill" Sims Abilene Reporter-News  Staff 08/31/16
William McKinnie Sims Texas Senator "Bill" Ret. San Angelo Standard Times  Staff 08/30/16
Two San Angeloans selected for Texas hall of honor San Angelo Standard Times  Lackey, J. 06/19/12
Boll Weevil program continues San Angelo Standard Times  Lackey, J. 08/18/09
Lawmaker put reform on agenda for Texas Austin American Statesman  Selby, W. 12/05/06
Party lines scrambled over bipartisanship San Antonio Express News  McNeely, D. 07/14/98
Bipartisanship has become Democrats' party line Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 07/10/98
North Concho project addresses water needs San Angelo Standard Times    03/18/98
Legislature honors Sims Abilene Reporter-News    04/11/97
Chamber names Sims as citizen of year San Angelo Standard Times  Martin, T. 01/31/97
Outgoing senator gets himself 'plugged and abandoned' Abilene Reporter-News  Whitaker, B. 01/21/97
Democrats in Texas House are passing up vacancies in Senate Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 11/28/96
Gala celebrates Sims' career San Angelo Standard Times  Martin, T. 11/15/96
Bush says a GOP Senate unlikely to hurt Bullock Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Sanchez, C. 11/08/96
Fraser promises to reunite Abilene in one district Abilene Reporter-News  Wilson, A. 11/07/96
GOP could gain Texas Senate majority Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 11/07/96
GOP has shot at control of state Senate San Antonio Express News  Scott, S. 11/06/96
GOP sets sights on control of state Senate Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Sanchez, C. 11/03/96
Uncertainty reigns in GOP's effort to take over Legislature San Antonio Express News  Scott, S. 11/03/96
Hunter throws support behind Troy Fraser Abilene Reporter-News    10/29/96
Partisan politics and the Texas Senate Abilene Reporter-News  Wolf, J. 10/28/96
In Texas, election full of paradoxes Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 10/28/96
Candidate Q&A: Senate Dist. 24 Waco Tribune Herald    10/25/96
Fraser: Rhodes not in touch with voters San Angelo Standard Times  Durham, R. 10/21/96
Businessmen tout conservative views as they vie for Sims' seat Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 10/20/96
State GOP sets sights on Senate Houston Chronicle  Walt, K. 10/20/96
Paint Rock party sings Sims' praises San Angelo Standard Times    10/20/96
Parties eye key contests in fight to control Legislature Dallas Morning News  Stutz, T. 10/06/96
State Senate hopeful visits Angelo San Angelo Standard Times  Durham, R. 09/26/96
Rhodes kicks off grass-roots campaign Abilene Reporter-News  King, D. 09/04/96
Hasie throws hat in ring for Montford Senate seat San Angelo Standard Times  Stanford, S. 08/27/96
Montford's departure good news for GOP Abilene Reporter-News  Ray, S. 08/21/96
Majority isn't control in state Senate Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 08/21/96
Montford accepts Tech job San Angelo Standard Times  Ray, S. 08/21/96
Republicans eye Montford's seat Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Robbins, M. 08/18/96
Setting a good example Abilene Reporter-News  Jones II, R. 06/27/96
Report: PACs, business interests gave heavily to Senate campaigns Amarillo Daily News  Robbins, M. 06/20/96
Campaign donations in Texas criticized Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 06/20/96
In search of Troy and Rudy and Bill Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 06/08/96
Party lines blur at fund-raiser, as Bush attends Laney function Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 05/23/96
Hearing voices: make counsel on conservative permits independent Houston Chronicle    05/17/96
U.S. House race could deadlock state Senate Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 05/09/96
Maestro of the rocks Abilene Reporter-News  Ellsworth, K. 04/28/96
Sims keeps them laughing San Angelo Standard Times  Martin, T. 04/11/96
Sims endorses Rhodes for Senate seat Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 04/05/96
Keel, Ingels head for runoff Austin American Statesman  Gamboa, S. 03/13/96
Parties brace for battle to control state Senate Dallas Morning News  Stutz, T. 03/08/96
GOP hopefuls compete to replace Sims Austin American Statesman  Garcia, J. 03/05/96
District 24 race utilizes traditional GOP platform Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 02/25/96
State program allows food, gas, lodging logos displayed on interstate highway signs Tyler Morning Telegraph  Floyd, T. 01/30/96
State Senate incumbents honor truce Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 01/25/96
Republican primary here could set record Abilene Reporter-News    01/07/96
Republicans hoping to claim Sims' district San Angelo Standard Times  Ray, S. 01/03/96
State Senate shakeup could be on the horizon Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 10/19/95
Texas Demos getting new head San Antonio Express News  Diehl, K. 10/15/95
Sims seat key in fight for control of Senate San Angelo Standard Times  Ray, S. 10/10/95
Abilene needs a voice in the state Senate Abilene Reporter-News    10/08/95
Sims beat political odds during his time in Senate San Angelo Standard Times    10/08/95
Bill Sims won't seek re-election Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 10/05/95
Sims to retire from Senate; GOP targets seat Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 10/05/95
Democratic senator says he won't seek re-election Dallas Morning News    10/05/95
Sims plans to retire from Texas Senate San Angelo Standard Times  Ray, S. 10/05/95
Lawmaker has overcome variety of challenges during career San Angelo Standard Times  Smith, R. 10/05/95
Sims says group will monitor ozone agreement San Angelo Standard Times    09/23/95
Ozone theory studied Corpus Christi Caller Times    09/19/95
Challengers lining up should Bill Sims relinquish position Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 09/11/95
TS&GRA puts Sims on the spit San Angelo Standard Times  Stanford, S. 07/22/95
Lauds to Sims San Angelo Standard Times  Strasburg, J. 06/28/95
GOP ready if Sims steps down Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 06/11/95
Lawmakers comment on past session Abilene Reporter-News    05/31/95
Senate OKs elected aquifer board San Antonio Express News  Scott, S. 05/23/95
Senate gives tentative OK to statewide smoking ban Abilene Reporter-News    05/10/95
McCaleb, Hunter at opposite ends of smoking bill Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 05/08/95
Determination helps state senator battle effects of stroke Dallas Morning News  Stasburg, J. 05/07/95
Junell says San Angelo will get rabies response center for area San Angelo Standard Times  Becknell, B. 05/06/95
A hero's welcome San Angelo Standard Times    04/30/95
Sims back in Senate saddle San Angelo Standard Times  Strasburg, J. 04/30/95
Proposal would legalize killing of 'problem' bears Houston Chronicle  Dawson, B. 04/27/95
Measure takes ain at black bears San Antonio Express News    04/27/95
Texas Senate boosts equality for citizens San Angelo Standard Times  Ray, S. 04/23/95
Sims returns to Senate floor Abilene Reporter-News    04/11/95
Senate beefs up deadbeat sanctions Houston Post    04/11/95
Bills would alter status of public interest counsel Austin American Statesman    04/04/95
Senate passes $80.2 billion budget for '96 San Antonio Express News  Fuentes, D. 04/04/95
Council allotted too much authority Valley Morning Star  Garza, A. 04/02/95
GOP looks to take over state Legislature in '96 Houston Chronicle  Ratcliffe, R. 04/01/95
Day-care rules Dallas Morning News    03/29/95
Sims plans return San Angelo Standard Times  Ray, S. 03/25/95
Parental notification bill loses key Senate vote Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 03/16/95
Two years make a difference in gun vote Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 03/16/95
Judicial redistricting poses a question on representation for AG San Antonio Express News  Fuentes, D. 03/09/95
TSTC: heart of wrangling Amarillo Daily News  Parker, P. 03/05/95
Bill would gut TSTC system Abilene Reporter-News  Ray, S. 03/03/95
Democrats ponder '96 ticket, top to bottom Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 02/21/95
Financial change: dropping county treasurer a state trend Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 02/19/95
'CHIT' may slow well plugging Tyler Morning Telegraph  Junek, G. 02/18/95
Sims transferred to Scott and White San Angelo Standard Times  Shuler, J. 02/15/95
Letters keeping Sen. Sims busy during recovery San Angelo Standard Times    02/03/95
Activist finds road rough lobbying for tougher laws Amarillo Daily News  Parker, P. 02/02/95
Panel almost done reviewing $77.7 billion budget San Antonio Express News  Fuentes, D. 01/31/95
Sen. Sims in stable condition after apparent stroke Dallas Morning News    01/30/95
State senator collapses while working at home Austin American Statesman    01/29/95
State Sen. Sims collapses at home San Angelo Standard Times  Becknell, B. 01/29/95
Rusling racks up $34,000 after vote Waco Tribune Herald  Masferrer, M. 01/22/95
Senate passes Lucio birthday resolution San Antonio Express News    01/20/95
A Bush government is worth lots in souvenirs Abilene Reporter-News  Whitaker, B. 01/18/95
Sims makes transition Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 01/17/95
Luck of the draw: Sims one of 15 state senators to serve two-year term Abilene Reporter-News  Dietz, K. 01/12/95
Winners and losers in Senate term lottery Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 01/12/95
Luck of the draw determines futures of senators Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 01/12/95
Three Tarrant senators face 1996 election Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Roser, M. 01/12/95
Wentworth, Sims among 15 state senators to draw shortened two-year term San Angelo Standard Times  Dietz, K. 01/12/95
Both Sibley, Turner get 4-year terms Waco Tribune Herald  Masferrer, M. 01/12/95
Bullock behind on Sims' home San Angelo Standard Times  Dietz, K. 01/11/95
Opening day is capitol circus San Antonio Express News  Scott, S. 01/11/95
Lawmakers for area set priorities Abilene Reporter-News  Ray, S. 01/08/95
Lawmakers ponder abolishing state Treasury Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 01/08/95
West Texans show political power Abilene Reporter-News  Ray, S. 01/08/95
Squabbling could kill rabies control efforts in Texas Abilene Reporter-News  Dietz, K. 12/30/94
Lawmakers to examine tort reform San Angelo Standard Times  Dietz, K. 12/30/94
Politics hinder rabies fight San Angelo Standard Times  Dietz, K. 12/25/94
State store Houston Chronicle  Pinkerton, J. 12/18/94
Legislature's N. Texans making plans Wichita Falls Record News  Dietz, K. 12/18/94
Sims owns record for most Texas counties represented Abilene Reporter-News  Ray, S. 12/10/94
Sims apparently keeps District 24 Abilene Reporter-News  Wilson, A. 11/09/94
Incumbents dominate races for Central Texas state seats Austin American Statesman  Garcia, J. 11/09/94
Little change seen in state Legislature despite GOP gains Houston Post  Rothschild, S. 11/09/94
Sims, Montford, Wentworth re-elected San Angelo Standard Times    11/09/94
Legislature will stay in Democratic state Abilene Reporter-News  Ray, S. 11/07/94
Nabers promotes experience San Angelo Standard Times  Rios, A. 11/04/94
Shine takes Sims to task for missing forums Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 11/03/94
Ask the candidates Waco Tribune Herald    11/02/94
Richeards has shown excellent leadership in state's prosperity San Angelo Standard Times    10/30/94
Sims stumps with fellow legislators Abilene Reporter-News    10/28/94
Sims vs. Shine: Rural vs. urban Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 10/23/94
Send Montford, Sims, Wentworth to Senate San Angelo Standard Times    10/21/94
Candidates support tort reform Abilene Reporter-News  Lackey, C. 10/20/94
Sims, Carriker for state Senate posts Abilene Reporter-News    10/16/94
District 24 race a close contest Austin American Statesman  Gamboa, S. 10/16/94
Back to redistricting minefield San Antonio Express News  Diehl, K. 10/16/94
Shine claims Sims is backed by PACs Abilene Reporter-News  Bruce, B. 10/13/94
House speaker supports Sims Abilene Reporter-News  Wilson, A. 10/12/94
GOP, Richards make their points on appointments Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 10/09/94
Shine, Sims battle about debate dates Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, R. 10/08/94
Sims reveals proposal for rural health care Abilene Reporter-News    10/06/94
Battle lines drawn as state embraces revised districts Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 08/07/92
Senate passes redistricting plan Austin American Statesman  Staff 01/07/92
Federal judges uphold Texas congressional plan Victoria Advocate  A.P. Wire 12/26/91
A legend in his own time Abilene Reporter-News    12/08/96
Craddick applauds Legislature's work San Angelo Standard Times  Rios, Armando, Jr.  05/21/94
Sen. Sims says he'll run for another term Abilene Reporter-News  Horn, Richard  12/07/93
Sims seeking state senate seat in brand new district San Angelo Standard Times  Rios, Armando, Jr.  12/07/93
Armbrister named to head panel overseeing aquifer San Antonio Express News    09/15/93
3 senators named to oversight panel on aquifer law Austin American Statesman    09/14/93
Senator surveying new ground Abilene Reporter-News  Whitaker, Bill  08/10/93
Sims hopes to represent new district San Angelo Standard Times    06/25/93
Groups file suit against senator Austin American Statesman  Hight, Bruce  01/13/93
Lawmaker sued by 2 environmental groups San Antonio Express News    01/12/93
Sims enjoys his day as 'governor' Abilene Reporter-News  Warren, Janet  09/20/92
Governor Sims San Angelo Standard Times  Killgore, Le  09/20/92
Texans prepare for Sims celebration; county coordinators named for event San Angelo Standard Times    09/06/92
State Sen. Sims to serve as governor on Sept. 19 San Angelo Standard Times    08/20/92
Angelo's Sims to plan state governor for a day San Angelo Standard Times    08/12/92
Sims to lead environmental board San Angelo Standard Times  Killgore, Le  07/12/92
Sims says he'd line up as a 'heck of a nice guy' Abilene Reporter-News  Bruce, Bob  01/26/92
Sims voted leader pro tem of Senate San Angelo Standard Times    01/03/92
Redistricting plan may sideline Sims San Antonio Express News  Davidson, Bruce  12/17/91
Sims bids for re-election to 25th Senate District San Angelo Standard Times  Killgore, Le  12/14/91
A different code of the land Austin American Statesman  Collier, Bill  06/17/91
Sims, Junell announce plans to seek re-election San Angelo Standard Times  Killgore, Le  12/07/89
Sims feels this session his best yet San Angelo Standard Times  Warren, Janet  06/05/89
Sims links defense, U.S. farms programs San Antonio Express News  Davidson, Bruce  09/29/88
Sheep, goat raisers honor Sims San Angelo Standard Times  Mcclure, Joe  07/16/88
Sims philosophy: better no bill than a bad one San Angelo Standard Times    06/07/87
District could be own state San Angelo Standard Times  Killgore, Le  05/17/87
Water or revenue El Paso Herald Post  Brock, Peter  02/24/87
Session pleases Sims San Angelo Standard Times  Palmer, Dana  06/03/85
Sims simmers in West Texas roasting pan San Angelo Standard Times  Killgore, Le  10/16/83
Sims roasts slowly, slowly over SDX's coals San Angelo Standard Times  Neal, Kevin  10/09/83
Lobbyist-turned-senator recalls session El Paso Times  Hlavach, Laura  06/09/83
Senator handles EP-Austin span with no problem El Paso Times  Hlavach, Laura  04/04/83
San Angelo man seeks Senate post Midland Reporter Telegram  Cunningham, Lana  02/19/82
Sims may be in line for Ag post San Angelo Standard Times    03/15/77