Kay Granger

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    The Food Policy Report Card Was Released. Here's How North Texas Congress Scored.

    Food Policy Action is a group of "healthy food advocates, animal welfare and anti-hunger champions," who have designed a platform for grading members of congress on their overall food policy record. Today, October 24, the group released their first order of business, a National Food Policy Scorecard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Charter Chain Harmony Public Schools Celebrates 10 Big Ones at the Winspear

    Photos by Patrick MichelsLaura Leppert accepts an award for support of education, on behalf of her husband Tom Leppert, from Harmony Superintendent Soner Tarim.Harmony Public Schools, Texas' largest chain of charter schools, packed all but the uppermost tier of the Winspear last night for a celebrat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Who'd Be Mayor If Leppert Left Early? And, Why Would Leppert Do It?

    While speaking with one of Mayor Tom Leppert's consultants last month, I asked if Leppert was considering running for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's seat. At that point, I heard he was contemplating the political leap from a few sources, but the response was something along the lines of: "Right ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    From the White House to Your House, Texas Pols' Christmas Tree Balls

    A Friend of Unfair Park, who's clearly in the holiday spirit, suggested we head back over to the White House's "A Red, White and Blue Christmas 2008" page, if only to check out local (and regional) pols' choice of ornaments hanging from the White House Christmas Tree. And, sure enough, there were a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    Esquire Endorses: A Sneak Peek at the Local Races (and Restaurant)

    If, by chance, you've been withholding your vote till Esquire's endorsement issue, then you're in luck, as the November issue's out now with its who-to-vote-fer list covering all 482 races nationwide. Among the locals getting a nod from the magazine: Rep. Jeb Hensarling, who, despite not having a "m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2006

    The Wright Flight Flies into D.C.

    The future of Love Field--well, the Wright Amendment, anyway--will be discussed in D.C. on Wednesday. On Wednesday, the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will meet to discuss "Reforming the Wright Amendment." (Actually, it's the Subcommitee on Aviation hosting the hearing tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2006
  • News

    October 26, 2000

    All Quiet on the Eastern Front

    Did a business deal with Bell Helicopter doom a resolution to recognize the Armenian genocide?

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Hypocritic oath

    Minutes of a power brokers' meeting show that Fort Worth is guilty of what it accuses Dallas of doing--breaking an agreement over D/FW airport

  • News

    October 16, 1997

    The (W)right to Fly

    How little Legend Airlines beat mammoth American at its own game

  • News

    October 24, 1996


    How Fort Worth's rhinestone socialites bushwacked the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame

  • Music

    May 2, 1996

    Bass player for mayor

    Ex-Killbilly member Richard Hunter runs for Fort Worth office--no, seriously

  • News

    March 9, 1995