Pete Gallego

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Harold Simmons One Step Closer to Getting What He Wants: Everyone's Nuclear Waste

    Annette and Harold Simmons‚ÄčAt the end of last year we spent quite a bit of time following Nuke Free Texas's efforts to stop  Governor Rick Perry's appointees on the Texas Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission from giving Waste Control Specialists the thumbs-up to bury nuclea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2007

    Rafael Anchia Wants to Kill Anti-Immigration Legislation Dead. Good Luck With All That.

    Rafael Anchia is trying to kick out immigration legislation, but not immigrants. Because nothing gets the Friend of Unfair Park more riled up than the words "immigration legislation" (or "Avi Adelman," geez), we thought it'd be a good idea to mention the press release we just received from the offic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2007

    Anchia to Tackle "Divisive and Misguided" Anti-Immigration Legislation

    State Representative Rafael Anchia Don't tell FrontBurner, because they'll think he's a racist, but Representative Rafael Anchia belongs to the Mexican American Legislative Caucus of the Texas House of Representatives. And last week, Anchia was named vice-chair of MALC's newly formed task force on i ... More >>

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Run Over

    Small towns in the Big Bend area brace for an onslaught of Mexican trucks rolling their way thanks to NAFTA

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Ignorance is bliss

    Two supposed champions of open government are pushing hard to keep campaign finance records off the Internet. What don't they want you to know?

  • News

    July 9, 1998


    While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers tries to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry