kay bailey hutchison http://kut.org en Listen: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison on Trailblazing Texas Women http://kut.org/post/listen-sen-kay-bailey-hutchison-trailblazing-texas-women <p>You think moving a piano is a pain now: Try doing it over rough terrain ... with no moving van.</p><p>Some of the women who came with their families to Texas in the early days of the 1800's insisted on bringing their pianos with them. While many of these women came from more genteel Southern backgrounds, the rough and rugged environment in Texas did nothing to dampen their spirits or enthusiasm.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Jennifer Stayton & Jennifer Stayton 7839 at http://kut.org Listen: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison on Trailblazing Texas Women The Lead: Morton Inquiry Winding Down; Gov. Perry Goes West http://kut.org/post/lead-morton-inquiry-winding-down-gov-perry-goes-west <p></p><p>Good morning. The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx/">National Weather Service</a>&nbsp;says Austin will see sunny and mild weather today with a high approaching 70 degrees. A band of severe thunderstorms is expected to blow in Saturday night.</p><p><strong>Lead Story</strong>: In Georgetown, it’s day five of a court of inquiry seeking answers into the case of Michael Morton. Wrongly convicted for the murder of his wife, Morton <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/interview-exonerated-after-25-years-michael-morton-tells-his-story">spent 25 years behind bars</a> before he was cleared by DNA evidence.</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:15:48 +0000 KUT Staff 6519 at http://kut.org The Lead: Morton Inquiry Winding Down; Gov. Perry Goes West Hutchison Urges Perry to Reconsider Health Program http://kut.org/post/hutchison-urges-perry-reconsider-health-program <p>U.S. Sen.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/kay-bailey-hutchison/">Kay Bailey Hutchison</a>&nbsp;broke ranks from her party on Thursday to urge Gov.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/rick-perry/">Rick Perry</a>&nbsp;&mdash; her opponent in the 2010 Texas governor&#39;s race &mdash; to re-negotiate with the Obama administration to keep federal funding for the Medicaid Women&#39;s Health Program.</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:26:55 +0000 Thanh Tan, Texas Tribune 3896 at http://kut.org Hutchison Urges Perry to Reconsider Health Program Dewhurst Releases First TV Ad http://kut.org/post/dewhurst-releases-first-tv-ad <p><object height="246" width="425"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/TMqc4bliRK0?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;showinfo=0" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" height="246" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/TMqc4bliRK0?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;showinfo=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425"></embed></object></p><p><a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/david-dewhurst/">David Dewhurst </a>really wants you to know that he&rsquo;s ready to cut government spending. The Texas Lieutenant Governor is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/directory/kay-bailey-hutchison/">Kay Bailey Hutchison</a>. And his new TV ad mentions cutting spending three times in a mere 30 seconds.</p><p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;ve got to cut spending. We&rsquo;ve got to prioritize. We&rsquo;ve got to choke down government,&rdquo; a buttoned-down Dewhurst says the spot on top of video of him walking through the Texas Capitol and talking to people.</p><p>The final three seconds of the commercial show Dewhurst in his rancher&#39;s gear &ndash; jeans, big belt buckle and blue collared shirt &ndash; walking with his wife and daughter down a country road with a horse in tow.</p><p> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 20:01:46 +0000 Nathan Bernier 2987 at http://kut.org Austinite Could Become First Openly Gay US Attorney in Texas http://kut.org/post/austinite-could-become-first-openly-gay-us-attorney-texas <p>Texas may get its first openly gay U.S. attorney. The <em>San Antonio Express-News </em><a href="http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Austin-magistrate-judge-to-get-U-S-attorney-nod-1442668.php">reports</a> President Obama is set to nominate U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Lee Pitman of Austin as U.S. attorney for the <a href="http://www.justice.gov/usao/txw/">Western District of Texas</a>, an area that stretches from El Paso to Austin. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:54:34 +0000 Nathan Bernier 1823 at http://kut.org Austinite Could Become First Openly Gay US Attorney in Texas