Wendy Davis

2014 Elections
10:44 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Campaigns contend with vitriol on social media

Both Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis try to win over voters through the social media.
KETR / ketr.org

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.

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2014 Elections
10:17 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Easy primary victories for Abbott and Davis

Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott win the primary election for Governor.
NPR

They never had to sweat their primaries, so on Tuesday night Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis 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. 

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2014 Elections
3:55 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Davis calls for increased access to full-day pre-K

State Sen. Wendy Davis wants to improve Texas education with her education plan.
NPR

In the latest of her education reform proposals, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is calling for increased access to full-day pre-kindergarten programs and an expansion of early-childhood reading programs.

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.

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2014 Elections
10:12 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Davis says critics picked on 'wrong Texas gal'

State Senator Wendy Davis fights back.
NPR

Saying she’d “had enough,” state Sen. Wendy Davis unloaded on Attorney General Greg Abbott 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.”

 

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Arson
5:00 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Fort Worth fire starter caught

A homeless man has been charged with arson after being accused of throwing molotov cocktails at the office of State Senator Wendy Davis.

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