is the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization recently called “one of the nonprofit news sector’s runaway success stories.” The Tribune's deep coverage of Texas politics and public policy can be found at its website, texastribune.org, in newspapers and on TV and radio stations across the state, and in the print and online editions of the Washington Post. Since its launch in 2009, the Tribune has won international acclaim and numerous honors, including nine national Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association and three general excellence awards from the Online News Association. Previously Evan spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, including eight years as Editor and a year as President and Editor-in-Chief.
Full video of Reeve Hamilton's sit-down with three candidates for Texas Attorney General — state Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas; state Sen. Ken Paxton, R-McKinney; and Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman — at the 2013 Texas Tribune Festival.
On September 24, I talked about the coming constitutional referendum on funding the state water plan with state Rep. Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio, and former state Rep. Robert Puente, D-San Antonio, the president and CEO of the San Antonio Water System.
At Thursday's TribLive conversation, state Sen. Dan Patrick, Republican of Houston, a candidate for lieutenant governor, criticized David Dewhurst's handling of the 83rd session's now-famous abortion filibuster.