Kennedy’s presentation to vaccine activists at the Capitol was a master class in how to turn fears toward a dangerous cause.
Articles by Christopher Hooks
May 3, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
In a dispute between cities and the state, employees and employers, you can probably guess who has the upper hand.
Apr 30, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
Once upon a time, the Texas Senate was Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick’s whole world. His turbulent 2014 campaign for the post was a radical change in Texas politics, the tea party revolution taking the throne. In his inauguration speech he proclaimed that his arrival marked “a new day…
Apr 23, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
Big-city prosecutors are now driving the conversation around mass incarceration, and some lawmakers and law enforcement officials just can’t abide that.
Apr 20, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
If you’re going to traffick in conspiracy theories, at least be nice about it.
Apr 16, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
Many Texans think their property taxes are too high. But the highly regressive sales tax would put even more of a burden on those who can least afford it.
Apr 12, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
In the pantheon of lawmaker-involved squabbles, what happened at the J.W. Marriott hotel in Austin on Wednesday night probably doesn’t rank higher (lower?) than the time Borris Miles whipped out a gun at a party, or the time Bob Bullock pulled a gun on…
Feb 26, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
“Two men, both alpha males, from vastly different cultures, are about to collide. . . HARD.”
Feb 6, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
Our state is accustomed to deference from Republican administrations—deference it has earned. Why are our Republican leaders letting him create our narrative?
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