Patricia Hart

Articles by Patricia Hart

State Secrets

Mar 1, 1989 By Patricia Hart

Food for thought: agriculture commissioner Jim Hightower may get plowed under; Coastal tries to cut the golden parachute; calling all cars in El Paso.

Jailhouse Hock

Feb 1, 1989 By Patricia Hart

Bill Clements’ ambitious—and expensive—prison-expansion plan is only a tiny first step toward escaping the overcrowding problem.

Power Play

Nov 1, 1988 By Patricia Hart

Houston Lighting and Power’s purchase of a Canadian cable TV company may come as a shock to HL&P ratepayers.

State Secrets

Jun 30, 1988 By Patricia Hart

Go to junior college and see the world; the U.S. Supreme Court looks askance on Texas’ legal bills; a Hispanic political institution at the crossroads; does George Bush have coattails?

Country Boys

Jun 30, 1988 By Patricia Hart

A battle over a vacant state Senate seat reveals that the scars from years of Democratic party infighting haven’t healed yet.