Wendy Davis http://ketr.org en Campaigns contend with vitriol on social media http://ketr.org/post/campaigns-contend-vitriol-social-media <p>The Texas gubernatorial candidates’ Facebook pages and Twitter feeds are prime opportunities for the hopefuls to take their messages directly to supporters and other interested parties, allowing them to showcase their latest announcements and provide forums for comments and feedback.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:44:58 +0000 Alana Rocha - The Texas Tribune 50884 at http://ketr.org Campaigns contend with vitriol on social media Easy primary victories for Abbott and Davis http://ketr.org/post/easy-primary-victories-abbott-and-davis <p>They never had to sweat their primaries, so on Tuesday night Attorney General <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/">Greg Abbott </a>and Democratic state Sen. <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/wendy-davis/">Wendy Davis </a>turned their attention to a fall election that is shaping up to be one of the most hotly contested and closely watched Texas governor’s races in decades.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:17:50 +0000 Jay Root and Alexa Ura - The Texas Tribune 50246 at http://ketr.org Easy primary victories for Abbott and Davis Davis calls for increased access to full-day pre-K http://ketr.org/post/davis-calls-increased-access-full-day-pre-k <p>In the latest of her education reform proposals, Democratic gubernatorial candidate <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/wendy-davis/">Wendy Davis </a>is calling for increased access to full-day pre-kindergarten programs and an expansion of early-childhood reading programs.</p><p>Davis’ plan, which proposes that school districts across the state offer full-day pre-K programs beyond the three hours a day the state already funds, pivots on her push for further restoration of spending cuts made by the Legislature in 2011.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:55:22 +0000 Alexa Ura - The Texas Tribune 49372 at http://ketr.org Davis calls for increased access to full-day pre-K Davis says critics picked on 'wrong Texas gal' http://ketr.org/post/davis-says-critics-picked-wrong-texas-gal <p></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><o:p></o:p></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Saying she’d “had enough,” state Sen. <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/wendy-davis/">Wendy Davis</a> unloaded on Attorney General<a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/greg-abbott/"> Greg Abbott</a> on Tuesday night, blaming him and his allies for waging a smear campaign against her family and warning he had picked a fight with the “wrong Texas gal.” <o:p></o:p></font></font></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:12:47 +0000 Jay Root - The Texas Tribune 48738 at http://ketr.org Davis says critics picked on 'wrong Texas gal' Fort Worth fire starter caught http://ketr.org/post/fort-worth-fire-starter-caught <p>A homeless man has been charged with arson after being accused of throwing molotov cocktails at the office of State Senator Wendy Davis.</p><p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Cooper Welch 19434 at http://ketr.org Fort Worth fire starter caught