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.
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 [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.
04.03.2011 [Community Impact Newspaper] - KirkWatson, D-Austin, has said the project would never happen because of a lack of state funds. “It's good the people are trying to come up with creative solutions,” Watson said, “but at a point in time when the state has failed in its efforts to keep
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.