Subject:

John Sharp

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Aggies, Arabs, and Jews -- A Recipe for Success!

    For years, religious and political scholars have argued that a primary factor in the brutal Israel-Palestine strife has been the absence of a satellite Texas A&M campus. But now, A&M Chancellor John Sharp is stepping up to do something about it. The head of A&M told the Associated Press he wants to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Summer of Johnny: Revenge Of The Chancellor

    I'm not gonna lie, I miss Johnny Football. No, not Johnny Manziel, the risk taking, free wheeling beast of a quarterback that tortured SEC defenses last season to the tune of over 5,000 yards of total offense. We've heard rumblings of his existence at Texas A&M's practices, and I know someday (like ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 19, 2012

    Meat Market

    You'll probably be paying more for your rib eyes and Whoppers thanks to the great Texas drought of 2011.

  • News

    November 19, 2009

    The Tug of War

    Rick Perry and Kay Bailey Hutchison are locked in a pitched battle over the soul of the GOP. They are also running for governor.

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Bush Envy

    When Democrats try to impersonate Republicans, the results ain't pretty

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Dead Heat

    Veteran Danburg tries to hang on against Wong in the new 134th District

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Over the Rainbow

    Democrats get their ticket. But can they get the votes?

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    Rob Todd Unredacted

    Desperately seeking Susan

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Uploading

    If her capers as comptroller don't catch her, Carole Rylander is ready to ride the Internet to greater political fame

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Double Image

    Does selling George W. Bush mean Mark McKinnon has sold out?

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Bush Dole

    The Guv readies surplus handouts in a legislative lovefest

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Raising a Red Flag

    Former Bellaire High School student shakes things up in the Capitol

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    GOP Sweeps Week

    Republicans complete Texas political reconstruction

  • News

    October 29, 1998

    All Together Now

    Civic, school and business leaders unite to try to pass a massive HISD bond election

  • News

    July 16, 1998
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    May 21, 1998

    (Pay)checks and (Im)balances

    Fat starting salaries! Hefty raises! HISD says its administrators deserve them.

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    All in a Day's Work

    Lockheed Martin's welfare-reform efforts have cost taxpayers across the country millions. So naturally, Lockheed Martin has been hired to train and find jobs for the poor in Houston and Harris County.

  • News

    January 22, 1998
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    January 22, 1998

    Critical Diagnosis

    If you think your HMO is bad, check out what Texas has created for its prison inmates

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Cozy Ties

    In the battle to privatize welfare services in Texas, corporate bidders have enlisted some inside help

  • News

    June 12, 1997
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    April 17, 1997

    What's Wrong With Wheatley?

    It has history, it has heritage. But does Wheatley High School have a real future?

  • News

    February 27, 1997

    A Question of Competence

    State Comptroller John Sharp has suggested that HISD needs to fire more incompetent teachers. But as the case of Beverly Goodie shows, it's not that simple. Just how do you tell who's incompetent? And what happens when you try?

  • News

    December 26, 1996
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    March 28, 1996
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    April 20, 1995
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    March 30, 1995

    Spare the Mayor, Kill the Story

    How one disgruntled reader got satisfaction from the Chronicle

  • News

    March 23, 1995

    Winners and Losers

    Lottery operator Gtech was especially kind to the political friends of Texas Comptroller John Sharp. But when supervision of the company was moved from Sharp's office, the party was over.

  • News

    September 29, 1994

    Scary Tales from the Tapes

    Cisneros and Medlar conduct a seminar on realpolitik

  • News

    June 23, 1994

    The Case Against Kay

    Last year, a grand jury was told tales about Texas' junior senator. Here's what they heard.

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