Dolph Briscoe

The Briscoe Mystery

Jan 20, 2013 By Paul Burka

The late governor’s time in office is more memorable for what didn’t happen than for what did.

Roger Williams joins the Senate race

Dec 11, 2008 By Paul Burka

UPDATE: I should have given Roger Williams credit in this writeup for his outstanding performance in the chair on the first day of the 2007 session, when he presided over the speaker’s race. He showed no favoritism and made a crucial ruling, overruling a point of order, that a secret…