Lone Star Politics

At Lone Star Politics, we bring you the latest Texas politics news, from the state Capitol to the campaign trail and beyond. The Austin American-Statesman state desk is: - Bob Gee, editor - Julie Chang, education and Health & Human Services reporter - Sean Collins Walsh, state Capitol reporter (covering the House, gambling, insurance, agriculture and health care reform) - Chuck Lindell, state Capitol reporter (covering the Senate, courts and criminal justice) - Jonathan Tilove, chief political writer - Asher Price, environment and state agencies reporter We encourage you to share your thoughts, as well as post photos and links that you want to share with us and the community. As a member of this community, we ask that first that you adhere to Facebook's Terms of Service. We like to hear what you think, but we also ask that discussions remain civil and constructive. Our Facebook Page is a public forum and we allow anyone to comment or post on our page. We regularly use posts in our print publication, including comments. However, we reserve the right to remove comments or posts that do not adhere to these guidelines and block users who violate them repeatedly. Violations can include but are not limited to the following: - Personal attacks, including name-calling and attacks on one's sexual orientation or religion - Racist or sexist remarks - Obscene language - Comments that are off-topic - Comments that are not civil - False or unsubstantiated statements Have questions about our stories? Email our state editor and reporters at [email protected] or our web desk at [email protected] We're happy to read your comments and answer any questions.


Everything you need to know about Texas politics, from the state desk at the Austin American-Statesman.

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Tuesday: 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 17:00 - 17:00
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Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED