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Ross Ramsey

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, where he writes regular columns on politics, government and public policy. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly. He did a 28-month stint in government as associate deputy comptroller for policy and director of communications with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Before that, he reported for the Houston Chronicle from its Austin bureau and for the Dallas Times Herald, first on the business desk in Dallas and later as its Austin bureau chief, and worked as a Dallas-based freelance business writer, writing for regional and national magazines and newspapers. Ross got his start in journalism in broadcasting, covering news for radio stations in Denton and Dallas.

Recent Contributions

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TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

Aaronson on the four-year wait for housing assistance after two hurricanes, Aguilar on George P. Bush's plan to bring Hispanics into the GOP, Hamilton on low graduation rates at state universities, Murphy maps what redistricting did to you, Ramshaw and (Belluck of the New York Times) on Texas vs. Planned Parenthood, Root reports on a legislator who could double-dip but won't, M. Smith and Murphy interactively illustrate job losses in Texas schools over the last year and Tan on what cuts have done to Medicare and Medicaid providers: The best of our best content from March 5 to 9, 2012.

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Bob Daemmrich

Campaign Chatter

After weeks with no political maps, and with an impending deadline to a week of filings, the political activity has picked up considerably.

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Illustration by Todd Wiseman / Chris Chang

The Parties Never End

We appear to have a break in the redistricting wars that could be just long enough for an election, but the fighting isn't over.

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