(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.
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
22.02.2011 [Huffington Post (blog)] - Texas Representatives Donna Howard and Paul Workman were joined by Texas Senator KirkWatson to share their perspectives on the education budget shortfall and the financial crisis Texas finds itself in. But the real "stars" of the forum were the
19.02.2011 [Houston Chronicle] - Craig Estes, a Wichita Falls Republican, and KirkWatson, an Austin Democrat, wrote the bill. If it clears the Legislature, then the bill will go on the next statewide ballot as a proposed constitutional amendment. The bill is modeled after a Texas law
17.02.2011 [Houston Chronicle] - KirkWatson of Austin, the senior Democrat on the Nominations Committee. Some groups support the Texas curriculum standards, including the Liberty Institute, which gave the Fordham Institute a grade of "F" after the Washington, DC-based education think
14.08.2009 KirkWatson ... NOT running for Governor. This is why God invented swear words. Are Texas Democrats really going to write off the next decade by letting the GOP control redistricting in 2012?
01.03.2011 [Austin American-Statesman] - KirkWatson of Austin, Laura Miller of Dallas and Henry Cisneros of San Antonio — joined Leffingwell in a taped discussion about what Austin must do as it transitions to "a major American city." The former mayors used the forum largely to support
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
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.
21.08.2009 KirkWatson; and Andrea McWilliams, TRVA political consultant. RV manufacturers, dealers, suppliers, lenders and campground owners each had their moment in the sun during the 36th Texas RV Association (TRVA) Annual Membership Convention ...
19.08.2009 by admin Former Houston City Council member Addie Wiseman and Humble ISD President Dan Huberty have announced their intentions to run in the Republican primary for House District 127. In House District 146, Rep. Al Edwards (D-Houston) will face ...