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Headline Newspaper Columnist Date
Robert Raymond Allen Austin American Statesman  Staff 10/28/19
For some sex offenders, their deal with the state wasn’t really a deal Austin American Statesman  Dexheimer, E. 10/07/18
Offender Registry Still Ballooning Austin American Statesman  Dexheimer, E. 07/17/16
Texan with no sex-crime history protests ‘sex offender’ label Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 05/04/14
Special sessions cut into lawmakers', taxpayers' wallets Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Rangel, E. 06/05/11
Report: handgun permits rising Austin American Statesman  Wire Reports 10/03/10
Gun permits up in suburbs Dallas Morning News  Trahan, J. 10/02/10
Unlikely force fighting sex crime's stigma Houston Chronicle  Sandberg, L. 12/14/08
Sex offenders try to erase laws marking them for life San Antonio Express News  Sandberg, L. 12/07/08
Contract awarded for state's 1st prison pay phone system Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 08/15/08
Prison board approves contract for inmate phones San Antonio Express News  Sandberg, L. 08/15/08
State may let convicts use pay phones Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 08/13/08
He gets life, she gets off Houston Chronicle  Casey, R. 02/06/08
Grand Prairie state rep switching parties Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Batheja, A. 09/20/07
Voters make few changes at Capitol Dallas Morning News  Ramshaw, E. 11/08/06
District 106 candidates bicker over yard signs Dallas Morning News  Goolsby, K. 10/26/06
Voters to decide state House race today Dallas Morning News  Staff 02/28/06
Upset Austin win gives hope to Democrats Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 02/17/06
Perk of public office: discount furniture Dallas Morning News  Michaels, D. 02/08/06
Texas Capitol's lobby has a revolving door San Antonio Express News  Sandberg, L. 01/29/06
Hearing set for challenge in state House race Dallas Morning News  Goolsby, K. 01/26/06
Allen quit to become lobbyist Austin American Statesman  Staff 01/21/06
Allen giving up Dallas-area post Austin American Statesman  Staff 01/20/06
GP Republican Allen gives up seat in House Dallas Morning News  Brooks, K. 01/20/06
Legislator says he is resigning Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 01/20/06
The all-impact team Capitol Inside  Hailey, M. 12/29/05
Lawmakers rated on environmental votes Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dyer, R. 12/15/05
Lawmakers score high for business Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dyer, R. 12/13/05
Key House lawmakers are looking for the door Houston Chronicle  Hughes, P. 12/12/05
Group says unlawful abortions may lead to capital murder case San Antonio Express News    08/30/05
State's sex offender laws in need of some revisions Corpus Christi Caller Times  Editorial 08/16/05
Sex offender registry has hits, misses San Antonio Express News  Graczyk, M. 08/14/05
School finance proposals rejected Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dyer, R. 07/27/05
House again approves pay raise for judges Dallas Morning News  Hoppe, C. 07/26/05
2nd special session sputters along Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dyer, R. 07/26/05
Legislature passes fewer crime bills Houston Chronicle  A.P. Wire 06/11/05
Tough on crime? Not this time Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 06/10/05
Hits and misses Dallas Morning News  Editorial 06/04/05
What they said Houston Chronicle  Staff 05/31/05
Nursing rules strenghtened Dallas Morning News  Jennings, D. 05/28/05
PGA bill dodges death once more San Antonio Express News  Kriel, L. 05/28/05
At a glance Houston Chronicle  Staff 05/27/05
State bans subsidized Viagra for sex offenders Dallas Morning News  Michaels, D. 05/25/05
Lawmakers quick to use Viagra veto San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 05/25/05
Probation reform plan criticized Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 05/18/05
House approves shorter probation Austin American Statesman  Copelin, L. 05/13/05
Bill would loosen rules for probation Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 05/13/05
Abortion consent issue survives Houston Chronicle  Hughes, P. 05/13/05
Bill watch San Antonio Express News  Staff 05/10/05
Freeing pricey prison beds Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 04/22/05
Capitol ideas Dallas Morning News  Goodloe, K. 04/10/05
Bills call for nurse background checks Dallas Morning News  Jennings, D. 04/08/05
Investigation targeting GP lawmaker, ex-aides Dallas Morning News  Michaels, D. 04/02/05
Senator calls for gaming districts Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 03/11/05
Chamber music Dallas Morning News  Brooks, A. 03/10/05
Four from Tarrant cross party lines to oppose education finance bill Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Strassman, N. 03/10/05
House might vote on GOP's school finance plan today Austin American Statesman  Embry, J. 03/09/05
Coalition lobbies district attorney Amarillo Globe-News  McBride, J. 03/02/05
Unborn law questioned after miscarriage Dallas Morning News  Falkenberg, L. 02/26/05
Probation may see bigger role in Texas justice San Antonio Express News  Hotchkin, S. 02/07/05
Central Texans advance in House Austin American Statesman  Embry, J. 01/28/05
Notebook Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 01/28/05
Daily cost for felons down, but fears loom Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 01/26/05
Legislators eye probation, treatment to free jail space Dallas Morning News  Michaels, D. 01/26/05
Open in part Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 01/20/05
Report: Texas could need up to 5 new prisons Dallas Morning News  Michaels, D. 01/19/05
Fetus law doesn't apply to doctors, Abbott says Austin American Statesman  Kreytak, S. 01/07/05
AG says docs needn't report mom's drug use San Antonio Express News  Kriel, L. 01/07/05
Even hardline conservatives seeing prisons differently Austin American Statesman  Editorial 12/10/04
Rehab trend for convicts gaining favor Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 12/07/04
House incumbents hold places Dallas Morning News  Staff 11/03/04
Area incumbents look poised to retain posts Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 11/03/04
Incumbent's kin spices up N. Texas race San Antonio Express News  Selby, W. 11/02/04
Candidates focusing on school funding Dallas Morning News  Aasen, E. 10/17/04
Texas House District 106 Dallas Morning News  Editorial 10/06/04
DA: Doctors must turn in pregnant women for drug use Dallas Morning News  Blaney, B. 09/30/04
National figures part of state House race Dallas Morning News  Brooks, K. 09/23/04
Parties look for big gains in House Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 09/19/04
Dean offers support, keeps cool Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Douglas Jr., J. 09/05/04
AG opinion won't change motive behind DA King Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 09/03/04
Blurred boundaries Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 08/28/04
Lawmaker's staffers work for lobbying firm, campaign Austin American Statesman  A.P. Wire 08/25/04
Rep's use of staffers at issue Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Root, J. 08/24/04
Legislators finally looking at economics of prison system Austin American Statesman  Editorial 03/22/04
GP lawmaker endorsed his own consulting client Dallas Morning News  Slover, P. 03/20/04
Officials rethink policy on prisons Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 03/18/04
Texas Enterprise Fund money helps seal deal Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ahles, A. 02/27/04
Vought expected to get state grant Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ahles, A. 02/26/04
Potter puts law to the test Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 02/11/04
Craddick appoints committees to study issues Midland Reporter Telegram  Chandler, C. 11/05/03
Dieting with conviction Austin American Statesman  Editorial 10/06/03
New law allows harsher penalties if drugs cause harm Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, B. 09/06/03
New set of wheels for new mayor Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Baker, M. 06/29/03
Rep. Allen has bypass surgery Austin American Statesman  Staff 06/28/03
Hospitalized lawmaker likely to miss session Houston Chronicle  Staff 06/28/03
Legislator's surgery has sidelined him San Antonio Express News  Staff 06/28/03
Demo group to rally against abortion San Antonio Express News  Rodriguez, R. 06/05/03
House approves suits for fetuses killed in crimes Houston Chronicle  Drosjack, M. 05/28/03
Leaders are emerging Dallas Morning News  Editorial 05/11/03
Lawmaker lauds privatized prisons Houston Chronicle  Marshall, T. 04/30/03
House puts its focus on austerity Austin American Statesman  Susswein, G. 04/19/03
Drug offenders gain advocates Houston Chronicle  Graves, R. 04/13/03
House panel OKs bill to punish injury, death of unborn child San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 04/12/03
Women's Health: our bodies, their laws Austin Chronicle  Apple, L. 04/10/03
Drug offenses don't have to ruin lives, break state's budget Austin American Statesman  Editorial 04/03/03
House advances access limits Austin American Statesman  Staff 04/03/03
Records bill clears hurdle Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, G. 04/03/03
Give small-time drug users help, not jail, bill says Austin American Statesman  Susswein, G. 04/02/03
House OKs bill on regulation of physicians Houston Chronicle  Elliott, J. 03/19/03
More secrecy sought for anti-terror plans Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kirsch, J. 03/11/03
Taking the reins in trying times Dallas Morning News  Stiles, M. 03/09/03
Bills seek to modify access to records Austin American Statesman  Pasztor, D. 02/22/03
Measure aimed at eco-terrorism draws criticism Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Strassman, N. 02/20/03
Measure targeting bad doctors moves ahead Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kirsch, J. 02/19/03
Run-of-the-mill bills they are not Dallas Morning News  Hoppe, C. 02/05/03
Open record access studied Dallas Morning News  Vertuno, J. 02/03/03
Watch him pull a rabbit out of a hat Dallas Morning News  Hoppe, C. 01/27/03
Bills would increase secrecy in the name of security Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kirsch, J. 01/27/03
Abortion opponents rally Austin American Statesman  Staff 01/26/03
Abortion foes mark date of Roe v. Wade Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Staff 01/26/03
Anti-abortion advocates rally Houston Chronicle  A.P. Wire 01/26/03
Abortion foes involve police in new tactic Austin American Statesman  Pasztor, D. 12/29/02
Bill raises debate about abortion San Angelo Standard Times  Meighan, T. 12/15/02
Proposed bill for unborn stirs controversy Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 12/11/02
Bill gives recourse when unborn child is killed Houston Chronicle  Villafranca, A. 12/11/02
Bill seeks to protect fetus, exempt abortion San Antonio Express News  Richter, B. 12/11/02
Bill sets stage for abortion disputes Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 11/27/02
Watchdog agency faults doctors' lobbyists in rift Dallas Morning News  Swanson, D. 11/27/02
Patients' deaths haven't moved state board to act Dallas Morning News  Swanson, D. 07/28/02
Doctor screening hit San Antonio Express News  Richter, B. 03/06/02
Tyson bashers' sincerity suspect Dallas Morning News  Blackistone, K. 02/13/02
Tyson could face new obstacle in Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Staff 02/09/02
Get tough, accounting board told Houston Chronicle  Hughes, P. 01/30/02
Girl may have found rapist San Antonio Express News  A.P. Wire 12/08/01
Cities fear losing right to limit concealed guns Dallas Morning News  Hoppe, C. 05/23/01
Alliances key to survival in redistricting Dallas Morning News  Hoppe, C. 05/09/01
Public-access bills having mixed session Austin American Statesman  Editorial 05/05/01
Death penalty moratorium can't sneak through Dallas Morning News  Slover, P. 05/01/01
House kills bill on aging plants Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Brooks, K. 04/20/01
Threat database Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 04/11/01
Irving seeks representative Dallas Morning News  Powell, L. 04/05/01
Statewide database sought on those who threatened police Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Brooks, K. 04/03/01
Texas should protect unborn against crime Austin American Statesman  Sanchez, A. 03/31/01
Abortion issues expected to roil chambers Dallas Morning News  San Martin, N. 01/23/01
Texas polluters slow to apply for controls Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Strassman, N. 01/16/01
Republicans marshal forces in bid to gain House majority Dallas Morning News  Lee, C. 11/08/00
There's an easy solution to Texas sex offender law Amarillo Daily News  Editorial 12/23/99
Online sex-offender list walks fine line Dallas Morning News  Weiss, J. 10/22/99
Bush's record on clean air draws fire Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Strassman, N. 10/20/99
Clean-air coalition says state in crisis San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 10/20/99
Both sides settle for less with pollution bill compromise Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 05/31/99
State legislators approve hefty fees for large industrial polluters Dallas Morning News  Hoppe, C. 05/31/99
Committee agrees on pollution legislation Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 05/30/99
Cleaner air by choice or by decree? Bush may not get version he seeks Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 05/27/99
Bill to tighten pollution rules clears House Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Nix, M. 05/27/99
Much-altered pollution bill survives Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 05/26/99
Legislation restricting lawsuits against gunmakers passes House San Antonio Express News  Castillo, J. 05/19/99
Wolens on right track Dallas Morning News  MacLeod, M. 05/16/99
Add-ons prompt lawmaker to kill open container bills San Antonio Express News  Castillo, J. 05/15/99
Capitol report Austin American Statesman  Staff 05/08/99
Senate OKs bill to provide more information on sex offenders Corpus Christi Caller Times  Tinsley, A. 05/08/99
Capitol roundup Dallas Morning News  Staff 05/08/99
Senate passes bill to hold armed juveniles Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dyer, R. 05/08/99
Bush's plan on air rules gets support Houston Chronicle  Dawson, B. 04/17/99
Grandfathered Houston Chronicle  Editorial 04/05/99
Bill sponsors work on compromise to reduce industrial plant pollution Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Nix, M. 03/31/99
Plant-pollution exemption bills ready to rumble Houston Chronicle  Dawson, B. 03/29/99
Preschools vs. prisons Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 02/17/99
Child-care issues take center stage El Paso Times  Scharrer, G. 02/09/99
Baptist agency wants guns banned in houses of worship Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Jones, J. 02/09/99
Summit recommends changes in laws to bolster victim's rights Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 12/01/98
Dallas-area races could be key to balance in house Dallas Morning News  Anderson, K. 10/25/98
State Representatives Dallas Morning News  Editorial 10/20/98
Some question forfeiture laws Wichita Falls Record News  Zollo, C. 05/17/98
Environmentalists cast doubt on state plan to close loophole Houston Chronicle  Dawson, B. 04/28/98
Rescuing families Dallas Morning News  Al. 04/19/98
Texans, Arkansans allowed to conceal guns either place Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Root, J. 02/20/98
Tucker's prison room-and-board idea gains support Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 02/06/98
Abortion foes seek new limits Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Root, J. 01/18/98
The right to bear (concealed) arms Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Root, J. 10/19/97
Keeping watch Fort Worth Star-Telegram    08/31/97
Laws take aim at sex offenders Dallas Morning News  Everbach, T. 06/14/97
Thrift too often left behind when lawmakers pack Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 06/01/97
Goldman's father backs limiting paroles in Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram    05/25/97
Senate passes bill to have parolees tracked by satellite Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 05/17/97
House passes bill that would let Texans carry handguns to other states Dallas Morning News  Moreno, S. 05/15/97
Measure eases gun permit ban for mentally ill Austin American Statesman    05/14/97
Expanded gun bill gets House nod Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 05/14/97
Lawmakers tackle teen topics Dallas Morning News  Minutaglio, B. 05/11/97
Bill would make sex between teens illegal Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Packer, J. 04/22/97
Bill proposed to cut emissions from older plants Houston Chronicle  Dawson, B. 04/18/97
'Cross-species' simulcasts at tracks get tentative OK Dallas Morning News    04/16/97
Bill would allow youths to be frisked Corpus Christi Caller Times  Tinsley, A. 04/11/97
House rejects giving police more power to search youths Austin American Statesman  Elizondo, J. 04/10/97
Lawmakers reject proposal on juvenile searches Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ruiz, R. 04/10/97
House limits 'stop-and-frisk' proposal Houston Chronicle  Hughes, P. 04/10/97
No guns at hospitals? Think again Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Labbe, J. 03/24/97
Bill to ban bogus liens targets Republic of Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Sanchez, C. 03/13/97
Legislator offers gun lessons to colleagues Dallas Morning News  Moreno, S. 03/06/97
Alliance schools backers preach to choir, to tune of $10 million Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 02/27/97
Medical co-pay plan for inmates opposed Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 02/27/97
Stop-and-frisk bill takes aim at violent juveniles Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Doclar, M. 02/07/97
Sex offenders: how far should we go in dealing with them? Fort Worth Star-Telegram    01/26/97
Lawmakers get chance to be straight shooters Fort Worth Star-Telegram    01/22/97
Abductions spur calls for action Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Nix, M. 01/19/97
Proposal would loosen gun law restrictions Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Nix, M. 01/16/97
A way back Fort Worth Star-Telegram    01/05/97
Hot-button politics Dallas Morning News  Moreno, S. 01/01/97
State Reps: big issues await those who are elected Dallas Morning News    10/23/96
Hopefuls ponder options to property tax Dallas Morning News  Ryan, K. 10/13/96
Lawmakers aiming at flaws in state's gun permit law San Antonio Express News    10/02/96
Texas' 1st charter school to open doors Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Berard, Y. 08/08/96
Gun-law fears are unfounded, Tarrant County sheriff says Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gonzalez, J. 07/17/96
Gun law praised even though no proof it cut crime shown San Antonio Express News  Tolley, L. 07/17/96
Business, critics battle over use of inmate labor Houston Chronicle  Smith, M. 04/16/96
Tougher penalties urged for molesters Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ave, C. 02/04/96
Cities aim at gun law Corpus Christi Caller Times  Brooks, K. 01/01/96
Transportation agency delays handgun ban Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 12/22/95
Gun-toting officials can draw on low permit numbers San Antonio Express News    12/17/95
Packing a hidden gun has one purpose Waco Tribune Herald  Murray, J. 12/15/95
Lawmaker may have used gift gun in alleged assault Austin American Statesman  Ratcliffe, R. 12/07/95
Fellow lawmaker likely gave pistol to Rep. Bailey Houston Chronicle  Ratcliffe, R. 12/07/95
It's best to follow rules Austin American Statesman    12/04/95
Bush says agencies overreacting to gun law Dallas Morning News  Moreno, S. 12/01/95
Lawmakers say handguns can't be restricted locally Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 11/30/95
DPS restricts handguns on its property Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 11/30/95
Lawmakers warn cities not to ban guns Corpus Christi Caller Times    11/30/95
Legislators accuse agencies of undermining concealed-weapons law, confusing public Dallas Morning News  Moreno, S. 11/30/95
Gun supporters assert right to carry El Paso Times  Scharrer, G. 11/30/95
Handgun law's sponsors protest local restrictions Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gonzalez, J. 11/30/95
Agencies drawing fire for gun bans Houston Chronicle  Ratcliffe, R. 11/30/95
Lawmaker urges ignoring of handgun bans by transit groups San Antonio Express News  Tolley, L. 11/30/95
Tarrant enacts facility gun ban Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gonzalez, J. 11/29/95
Ready, aim . . . hold it! gun students await completion of range Dallas Morning News  Moreno, S. 09/03/95
Jobholding inmates paying victims Houston Chronicle    09/03/95
Legislators and their livelihoods Fort Worth Star-Telegram    08/06/95
Legislator's firing range Houston Chronicle    08/06/95
Gun bill sponsor aiming to open training facility San Antonio Express News    08/05/95
Gun bill sponsor to open shooting range Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Nix, M. 08/04/95
Certification begins for concealed-weapons instructors Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 07/18/95
Lone Stars Dallas Morning News    06/04/95
Bush signs sex-crimes package Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 05/30/95
Bush gets bill adding 10 years to sex-offender registry Dallas Morning News    05/29/95
Measure allowing nuclear waste dump in Andrews County killed Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, M. 05/25/95
Would-be laws die as end of session approaches Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 05/24/95
Nuclear waste site proposal dies in House Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, G. 05/24/95
Whitmire to seek leaner crime bill Houston Chronicle    05/24/95
Speaker kills bill on nuclear dump Houston Chronicle  Ratcliffe, R. 05/24/95
Nuclear waste bill mired in allegations San Antonio Express News    05/24/95
Lawmakers say lobbyists made 'unethical' offers Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, G. 05/23/95
Accusations fly in Austin over nuclear dump proposal Houston Chronicle  Ratcliffe, R. 05/23/95
Gun bill passes, awaits Bush's ink Amarillo Globe-News  Parker, P. 05/17/95
Concealed gun bill sent to governor Houston Chronicle  Ratcliffe, R. 05/17/95
Negotiators agree on handgun bill Dallas Morning News  Moreno, S. 05/11/95
Handgun bill near final test Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gonzalez, J. 05/11/95
Panel kills public vote on concealed weapons law Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 05/08/95
Gun bill draws unusual split Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 05/05/95
Concealed-gun bill wins vote in state House Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gonzalez, J. 05/02/95
House panel approves concealed weapons bill Amarillo Globe-News  Parker, P. 04/12/95
Time to add more paper, this list will be long Houston Post  Herman, K. 04/07/95
Bills aim to keep kids from guns Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 03/08/95
Allen will head House panel considering concealed guns Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Nix, M. 02/17/95
Bush calls for limit to 'endless appeals' San Angelo Standard Times  Wallace, M. 02/09/95
Grand Prairie legislator assisting crime victims Dallas Morning News  Michel, Karen Lincoln  10/13/93
Area official to track inmates for victims Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Cadwallader, Robert  10/12/93