Todd Wiseman

The Weekly TribCast: Episode 95

This week on the TribCast, Evan, Reeve, Ben and Thanh talk about Rick Perry's front-runner status and the new roadblock thrown in front of abortion sonogram legislation.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman

We Read "Fed Up!" So You Don't Have To

Gov. Rick Perry says that if you want to know what kind of president he would be, all you have to do is read his book. Fed Up! is filled with potential political landmines, but Perry isn't backing off anything he wrote — not one bit.

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Todd Wiseman

Todd Staples: The TT Interview

The Texas commissioner of agriculture on the "catastrophic" devastation he's seen from the worst one-year drought in recorded Texas history, what the feds and state are doing and what needs to happen to cope with a potential multiyear drought. 

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Marjorie Kamys Cotera

The Midday Brief: Aug. 30, 2011

Your afternoon reading: Romney, in San Antonio, jabs at Perry; poll shows Perry with commanding lead in South Carolina; Napolitano rejects Perry's request for $350 million

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New LCRA Head Orders Reorganization

As the Central Texas utility struggles to retain electric customers, its new general manager, Becky Motal, announced that four senior positions have been eliminated and said staff reductions "may be necessary."

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