Texas Politics on the Internet


A few of our favorite sources for Texas news

Texas Tribune

Houston Chronicle

The Austin-American Statesman

Dallas Morning News

Fort Worth State-Telegram

San Antonio Express

El Paso Times


There are actually a number of interesting blogs related to Texas politics out there. Here are a few of the more general blogs:

Burka Blog– -A blog from Texas Monthly’s Senior Executive Editor.

Texas on the Potomac — A blog from the Houston Chronicle that mixes Texas news from DC with some Texas history.

Postcards from the Lege–Texas politics as seen by writers from the Austin-American Statesman

PoliTex– -Political Blogs from the Fort Worth Star Telegram

Texas Politics– – A blog from the Austin bureau of the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express.

The lowdown on higher education — A blog focused on issues of higher education in Texas. A great resource for seeing what the state’s politicians have planned for those of us who teach.

Other resources

Council of State Governments

The Handbook of Texas Online

National Conference of Legislatures

Texas Higher Education Data

Multimedia Textbook

Texas State Data Center


Greetings from Texas


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