On the Lege

On the Lege video-Allan Ritter

May 9, 2011 By Paul Burka

We sat down with Allan Ritter, chairman of the House Natural Resources committee, to ask him about HJR 138, his proposed constitutional amendment to provide funding for the state water plan.

On the Lege video-Rodney Ellis

May 7, 2011 By Paul Burka

This week we spoke to Senator Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, about the Senate leadership’s decision to bypass the traditional two-thirds rule to take up the budget.

On the Lege video: Brandon Creighton

Apr 12, 2011 By Paul Burka

We spoke with Conroe Representative Brandon Creighton, the chair of the Select Committee of State Sovereignty, about the committee’s mission, its relationship with the federal government, and its response to federal health care mandates.

Introducing a new video series

Mar 30, 2011 By Paul Burka

This post marks the first interview of “On the Lege,” our new video series in which Nate Blakeslee and I will interview legislators about the important issues of the session, assisted by our intern, Katherine Stevens. The first interview is with Representative Wayne Christian, of Center, who is the president of…