Ross Ramsey Executive Editor

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly for 15 years. 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

TribWeek: In Case You Missed It

The latest UT/TT poll's findings hereherehere and here, Root's interview with Rick Perry, Galbraith on a court ruling with big implications for water owners and users, Tan on the end of a program for insurance-seekers in Texas, M. Smith on the man behind the Supreme Court case over the use of race in college admissions, Ramshaw with the latest on the women's health program, Hamilton on why Texas A&M's chancellor is telling employees not to worry, Aguilar on the boom in Mexican methamphetamines and Aaronson on the state's challenge to federal insurance rules on contraceptives: The best of our best content from February 20 to 24, 2012.

The Never-Ending Story

There is a date for primary elections, but it's uncertain. And there is one redistricting map done, with two to go. And for what it's worth, the judges seem to be in a hurry.