Every year we're fortunate to grill, for 30 minutes at a time, the most powerful elected and appointed officials in Texas as part of our TribLive conversation series at The Austin Club. We had especially provocative guests in 2013 (and with David Dewhurst, Debra Medina and Leticia Van de Putte all confirmed for the coming weeks, 2014 is getting off to a great start). Here are 10 must-watch clips from the many interviews we conducted.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst: Jan. 24, 2013
House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio: Feb. 6, 2013
State Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock, R-Killeen: March 7, 2013
University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa: March 28, 2013
James Marston of the Environmental Defense Fund and Bryan Shaw of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality: April 22, 2013
State Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston: Sept. 19, 2013
Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples: Oct. 31, 2013
Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson: Dec. 5, 2013
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