15.02.2011 [Texas Tribune] - KirkWatson, D-Austin had pressed ERCOT for, comprised only those generators that had voluntarily agreed to waive their 60-day confidentiality prerogative, and whose information could be double-checked, according to ERCOT. First on the hot seat in what
03.03.2011 [Texas Tribune] - And two senators: KirkWatson of Austin and John Whitmire of Houston. • You're an urban Anglo of either party. Rep. Sarah Davis, R-Houston, or any of a number of Republican House members from Dallas, like Dan Branch, Will Hartnett, Linda Harper-Brown
(born March 18, 1958) is a Texas attorney and Democratic politician from Austin. He served as Austin mayor from 1997 to 2001. He ran unsuccessfully for Texas Attorney General in the 2002 election, defeated by the Republican Greg Abbott. In 2006, Watson was elected to the Texas State Senate from District 14.
14.08.2009 by Star-Telegram AUSTIN - Fort Worth attorney Tom Schieffer escaped a potentially tough challenge in his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination on Friday when state Sen. KirkWatson decided to seek re-election instead of running for governor. ...
14.07.2009 by Brandi Grissom KirkWatson, D-Austin, who has not announced he is a candidate for governor but has been urged to consider a run for the office, is going to report about $1.4 million in his campaign coffer, according to the Quorum Report. ...
There has been a lot of speculation that state Sen. KirkWatson of Austin might run as a Democrat in the 2010 gubernatorial race. But according to a statement Watson published today on his Web site, that is not going...
My dear friend and colleague, former mayor of Austin is now the newly elected state senator from Travis County Texas. Kirk is a terrific example of why the lion's share of the most innovative and interesting politicians in America are...
09.03.2011 [Austin American-Statesman] - KirkWatson, D-Austin, shared their views about the dramatic growth and change in Austin. It was an inspiring discussion, full of great lessons from our sibling cities. Unfortunately, those events didn't turn out to be the big stories.
08.03.2011 [Austin American-Statesman] - KirkWatson, D-Austin , predicted Monday that more bills such as Carona's will be filed. "Those of us who support these economic tools have a special obligation to be sure that they work and that you can verify they are working well," Watson said.
04.03.2011 [Austin American-Statesman] - Austin's Democratic senator, KirkWatson, with the support of Texas' Republican attorney general, Greg Abbott, has filed a bill that would make it … for minors to electronically transmit naked pictures of themselves to other minors.
04.03.2011 [KVUE] - Thursday at Austin City Hall State Senator KirkWatson (D) Austin announced plans to cut congestion. “These improvements will make a significant difference to the daily commutes of thousands of Central Texans,” State Senator Watson said.
07.03.2011 [San Angelo Standard-Times] - Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls, and KirkWatson, D-Austin, have proposed legislation to expand Texas' definition of agriculture land to include water stewardship. Rep. Allan Ritter, a Republican from Nederland, filed the bill in the House.
28.02.2011 [Austin News] - KirkWatson. The group is expected to talk about the growth seen in Texas over the last ten years and transportation problems because of the rise in population. They'll also discuss something Mayor Leffingwell touched on during his “State of the City”
02.03.2011 [Kaufman Herald] - KirkWatson, D-Austin, said he's for balancing government budgets, and has pushed legislation to allow considerably more scrutiny openness in the Texas budget-writing process. However, “the irony of this action makes my head spin,” Watson said.
15.02.2011 [Fort Worth Star Telegram] - KirkWatson, D-Austin, and Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls, tout the bill as a way to protect one of the state's most precious resources. "This bill gives Texas another path to meeting the extensive demands on our water supply that we know we'll face in
25.02.2011 [WFAA] - Houston's Bill White, Austin's KirkWatson and Dallas' Ron Kirk all ran as Democrats the past decade and lost. But, Leppert said his race will be different with sharp focus, discipline and enough money - perhaps $7 to $10 million just for the primary
04.03.2011 [Dallas Observer (blog)] - And, as you can see, former Observer-er Laura Miller was asked to join Bill White (ex of Houston, and I know you know), Henry Cisneros (San Antonio) and KirkWatson (Austin). Among the subjects: the best form of city council (Said Miller of 14-1: "If
15.02.2011 [KRWG 90.7] - ... Chair of Senate Finance; Senator Florence Shapiro, Chair of Senate Education; Senator Judith Zaffirini, Chair of Senate Higher Education; Senator KirkWatson, and Representative Jim Pitts, Chair of the House Committee on Appropriations.