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Headline Newspaper Columnist Date
Port Arthur titan and longtime lawmaker Carl Parker passes away Port Arthur News  Staff 03/23/24
Here's how the Ken Paxton impeachment has a connection to cocktails, Watergate and Jan. 6 Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 08/20/23
Bye bye, Bonnen Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 10/23/19
New facility sparks hope for sex offenders and downtrodden town Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 09/24/15
Houston legislator recalls fight for Juneteenth holiday Houston Chronicle  Rice, H. 06/19/15
House speakers’ longer terms Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 12/04/14
The evolution of power in the Texas House speaker San Angelo Standard Times  McNeely, D. 09/13/10
Hispanic former representative hopes for more minority presence Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Rangel, E. 08/30/10
Balancing act tough on House leader Austin American Statesman  Copelin, L. 02/11/09
West Texas loses clout with Craddick leaving Amarillo Globe-News  Rangel, E. 01/07/09
Speaker's race is political hardball at its very hardest Midland Reporter Telegram  McNeely, D. 11/22/08
Group names area Democrat its Legislator of the Year Midland Reporter Telegram  Campbell, B. 10/03/07
Texas House member indicted Austin American Statesman  Staff 10/02/07
State Democratic leader chides Craddick, predicts election wins Midland Reporter Telegram  Campbell, B. 06/01/07
House honors alumni, deceased speaker Austin American Statesman  Staff 04/27/07
Speaker's day Houston Chronicle  Staff 04/27/07
Rebels in Texas House enforce the Constitution Abilene Reporter-News  McNeely, D. 02/04/07
House deals a blow to speaker Austin American Statesman  Copelin, L. 01/31/07
Former speaker gave all Texans his ear Austin American Statesman  Gullahorn, J. 01/23/07
Craddick 'elated, humbled' over winning his third term as speaker Midland Reporter Telegram  Campbell, B. 01/14/07
Clayton's legacy lost among Austin power plays Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 01/11/07
Son eulogizes former speaker Amarillo Globe-News  Lunsford, D. 01/11/07
Chamber music Dallas Morning News  Brooks, K. 01/11/07
Former, current speakers join tribute to Clayton Houston Chronicle  A.P. Wire 01/11/07
Craddick ties may land Chisum or Isett key post Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Rangel, E. 01/11/07
Texas digest Austin American Statesman  Staff 01/10/07
Notebook Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kirsch, J. 01/10/07
Flags at half-staff Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Staff 01/10/07
80th Texas Legislature Houston Chronicle  Staff 01/10/07
The House San Antonio Express News  Staff 01/10/07
Services for Clayton on Wednesday Austin American Statesman  Staff 01/09/07
Rites for ex-speaker, former A&M regent set for Wednesday Bryan Eagle  Staff 01/09/07
Craddick, Pitts set for speaker showdown Midland Reporter Telegram  Campbell, B. 01/09/07
House to resolve harsh race for speaker today San Antonio Express News  Sandberg, L. 01/09/07
Just tuning in today? Here's how speaker race boils down San Antonio Express News  Guerra, C. 01/09/07
Longtime speaker was kind but canny Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 01/08/07
Wielded power as House speaker; acquitted in bribery case Dallas Morning News  Staff 01/08/07
Former speaker made the position powerful Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Moritz, J. 01/08/07
Former House speaker, 'country slicker' dies Houston Chronicle  Robison, C. 01/08/07
Former state House leader Clayton dies Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Rangel, E. 01/08/07
A rebellion born of earlier win Austin American Statesman  Copelin, L. 01/07/07
Kinder, gentler speaker on tap Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 12/31/06
Dec. 26 one more gift for state workers Austin American Statesman  Lisheron, M. 12/26/06
Debate rolls on over legislative influence Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Rangel, E. 10/21/06
Prison builders walk thin line, some critics say Dallas Morning News  Hoppe, C. 10/12/97
This political image-maker's work lasts for all time Austin American Statesman  McCarthy, O. 07/15/97
Darling — but dangerous Houston Chronicle  Pinkerton, J. 06/22/97
Lt. Governor orchestrated deal to cement Big 12 move Dallas Morning News    05/29/97
Bullock called final play of the SWC San Antonio Express News  Gold, R. 05/25/97
Friends in high places Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Hutcheson, R. 05/18/97
Former legislators can make lucrative transition to lobbying Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 04/20/97
Lottery paying off for former officials San Antonio Express News    01/25/97
State's airport list has city officials hoping to haggle Austin American Statesman  Kay, M. 12/21/96
Interest group wants restrictions on lobbying Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, M. 11/12/96
Ex-legislators among highest-paid lobbyists Dallas Morning News  Fikac, P. 11/12/96
Reformers struggle to disturb legislators' lobbying dreams Austin American Statesman  Gamboa, S. 11/03/96
List of lobbyists includes 19 who still hold state positions Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 11/03/96
Wired for sound in the Senate Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 10/15/96
Republicans working toward majority Legislature Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 10/06/96
SEC purpose of trip, Margraves tells jurors Bryan Eagle  Brown, K. 10/04/96
Ex-A&M official testifies in misconduct trial Dallas Morning News  Tomaso, B. 10/04/96
Margraves defends trip to Louisiana Houston Chronicle  Gonzalez, J. 10/04/96
Powerful take sides for airport dogfight Austin American Statesman  Kay, M. 09/29/96
Laney hauls in campaign cash he doesn't need Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 08/21/96
Laney's war chest fills faster than challenger's Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, M. 07/19/96
Laney: Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives maintains his down-to-earth attitude Amarillo Globe-News  Curry, M. 07/08/96
GOP PACs target Legislature Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, M. 05/12/96
Progressive populist Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 04/02/96
Laney may face GOP challenger Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, M. 12/05/95
13 lobbyists made at least $500,000 each this session Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Sanchez, C. 06/15/95
Gambling on Internet called illegal Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 06/14/95
Cloud to clout: leaders leave the House but not the nest Houston Chronicle  Bernstein, A. 05/21/95
Ex-speakers find success in lobby Dallas Morning News    05/10/95
Bush's regent trio brings diverse backgrounds to board Bryan Eagle  Whitely, C. 03/22/95
Bush names Amarillo man to A&M board Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, M. 03/21/95
Two more names surface in search for A&M regents Bryan Eagle  Whitely, C. 02/18/95
Austin lobbyists cashing in as lawmakers tackle gambling Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, G. 02/10/95
Austin now has more lobbyists than legislators San Antonio Express News  Scott, S. 02/05/95
Aggie headed for regents? Bryan Eagle  Whitely, C. 02/03/95
Alamo City slow to arm for legislative water war San Antonio Express News  Scott, S. 01/26/95
A Team? Bush, Bullock work well together Dallas Morning News  Barta, C. 01/20/95
Lobbyist issue heads for veto vote El Paso Times  Jauregui, E. 12/31/94
Francis wants lobbyist, just not Clayton El Paso Times  Jauregui, E. 12/30/94
Francis unsure on lobbyist contract El Paso Times  Negron, S. 12/26/94
Francis should not veto council decision on lobbyist El Paso Times    12/24/94
City chooses Clayton for lobbyist El Paso Times  Jauregui, E. 12/23/94
El Paso chooses next legislative lobbyist today El Paso Times  Jauregui, E. 12/22/94
Former Senator Traeger dies of heart failure San Antonio Express News    12/17/94
City reps: El Paso needs Austin lobbyist El Paso Times  Scharrer, G. 11/23/94
Democrat help vital for Bush Austin American Statesman  Eskenazi, S. 11/13/94
Alumni group blasts regents' search method Bryan Eagle  Rice, M. 10/05/94
Casino interests seek lobbying coordinator for state battle Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, G. 10/02/94
A&M audit finds regents' violations Dallas Morning News  Talley, O. 08/25/94
Morales ruling leaves voters to decide casino gambling Amarillo Daily News  Robbins, M. 08/24/94
Casino backers donate to Morales Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gonzalez, J. 07/21/94
Trickery? You can bet on it Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Thompson, B. 07/17/94
Casinos betting on state San Antonio Express News    07/15/94
More casinos deal themselves in for a shot at Texas gambling Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gonzalez, J. 07/14/94
Texas-size wingding honors House Speaker Pete Laney Houston Chronicle    06/08/94
Lawmakers aim to set ethics rules Beaumont Enterprise  Powers, J. 05/29/94
Library funding sparks skirmish Bryan Eagle  Rice, M. 05/28/94
Dallas banker fills A&M post Bryan Eagle  Rice, M. 05/05/94
Banker gets Margraves' A&M post Houston Post  Borden, T. 05/05/94
Ag mom vies for regents position Bryan Eagle  Rice, M. 05/03/94
Embattled regent quits Bryan Eagle  Rice, M. 04/28/94
Regents head quits at A&M Dallas Morning News  Talley, O. 04/28/94
A&M regents hope to name new president Bryan Eagle  Rice, M. 04/13/94
A&M regents' spending outpaces system's cuts Dallas Morning News  Talley, O. 03/27/94
A&M regents are frequent fliers on King Air Dallas Morning News  Talley, O. 03/27/94
A&M leaders blamed for recent charges Dallas Morning News  Talley, O. 03/17/94
Washington played by his own rules Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 03/13/94
A&M regents may overhaul tenure process Austin American Statesman  Graves, D. 03/05/94
Can't we all be lawyers? Not anymore Austin American Statesman  Elliot, D. 03/03/94
Tenure-reform demands grow at Texas colleges Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 03/03/94
Regents approve Bears move; others expected to follow Austin American Statesman  Rosner, M. 02/24/94
Merger appears likely Austin American Statesman  Bohls, K. 02/23/94
Four are 'agreed in principle' to leave SWC Houston Chronicle  Feigen, J. 02/23/94
Four SWC schools invited to join Big Eight Houston Chronicle  Feigen, J. 02/22/94
Mayor: money lacking to hire lobbyist for El Paso in Austin El Paso Times  Scharrer, G. 01/20/94
Rudd set to leave House Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Augustini, G. 12/26/93
Probe sought of A&M bookstore contract Houston Chronicle    12/21/93
Group fighting to prohibit use of electroshocks for therapy San Antonio Express News    12/16/93
Complaint important despite source Bryan Eagle    11/24/93
Hutchison, Bales and a few boo-boos Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ivins, M. 10/14/93
Demos hope to 'hammer' Hutchison Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, M. 09/29/93
Texas liquor lobby pours on the clout at state Capitol Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Williams, M. 08/29/93
Parker looking at life beyond Texas Senate Houston Post    08/16/93
What would the Senate be like without Parker? Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 08/15/93
Ex-speaker offers help for Munoz Valley Morning Star  Dailey, R. 05/06/93
House speaker Corpus Christi Caller Times    04/30/93
Texas report details millions paid to lobbyists Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, G. 04/30/93
House endorses D/FW expansion bill Dallas Morning News  Lunsford, J. 04/16/93
Billy Clayton to present papers to library Bryan Eagle  Wallace, K. 03/28/84
Clayton honored at A&M Bryan Eagle  Puckett, D. 03/28/84
Suit challenges redistricting plan Wichita Falls Times  Lamb, B. 09/10/81
Redistricting battle aftermath Houston Post  Price, J. 08/16/81
Redistricting wins Senate OK Abilene Reporter-News  Jones, K. 08/11/81
Senate sends remap bill to Clements Dallas News  Kinch, S. 08/11/81
Clayton rousts members for redistricting Dallas News  Nelson, M. 08/10/81
Legislature's right turn stings Democrats Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Malone, D. 08/10/81
Delaying tactic Houston Post  Bonavita, F. 08/10/81
Redistrict filibuster possible Tyler Morning Telegraph  McCasland, G. 08/10/81
Redistricting goes Clements way Valley Morning Star  Jones, L. 08/10/81
House members react angrily to remap threat Austin American Statesman  Henry, J. 08/09/81
Texas representatives riled by lobbying for redistricting Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Malone, D. 08/09/81
Conservatives in House amend redistricting bill Houston Post  Price, J. 08/09/81
Liberal Democrats could go route of 'Killer Bees' Tyler Morning Telegraph  McCasland, G. 08/09/81
Clayton puts crimp in redistricting plan Corpus Christi Caller  Jones, K. 08/08/81
Clayton threat gets redistricting bill out of committee Houston Chronicle  Kilday, A. 08/08/81
Democrats try to corner Clements with minority district Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 08/06/81
Democrats stall to get remap plan passed Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Hutcheson, R. 08/06/81
House members preparing to start over on congressional redistricting Houston Chronicle  A.P. Wire 08/05/81
Redistricting delayed again by House vote Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 08/04/81
Texas House stalls redistricting bill; action may force 2nd special session Houston Chronicle  Kilday, A. 08/04/81
Ideals, not parties, affect redistricting Corpus Christi Caller  Rosser, J. 08/02/81
Political ambitions lurk behind remap imbroglio Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Arnold, A. 08/02/81
Trustees lobby for anti-busing support Lubbock Avalanche Journal    06/12/81
Solon seeks Bexar's aid in 57C election challenge San Antonio Express  Guarino, D. 12/30/80
Clayton staff endured trying time Abilene Reporter-News  Novak, S. 12/28/80
Redistricting fogs session of Legislature El Paso Times  Peters, S. 12/26/80
State to earmark record funding for education Waco Tribune Herald  Henry, J. 12/25/80
Clements, legislators to haggle over pay hikes Waco Tribune Herald  Fadal, C. 12/25/80
Lieutenant governor carries big stick Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 12/24/80
Panel to study contested race San Antonio Express News  Merkel, D. 12/04/80
Bee-stung primary plan not dead yet Austin American Statesman  McNeely, D. 05/24/79
Carrillo suit 'not in order' Corpus Christi Caller  Staff 07/22/75
House to meet Aug. 4 to mull Carrillo charges Austin American Statesman  Ford, J. 07/18/75
Vote urges Carrillo impeachment effort Austin American Statesman  Staff 07/17/75
Busing Resolution Austin American  Staff 09/26/72
Angly wants Gus impeached Austin American  Kuempel, G. 09/28/71
Clayton to drop proposal to cut college board powers Austin American  Taylor, L. 01/27/71
Senator, minister race on betting bill Dallas Morning News  Banks, J. 04/07/67
Fight expected over institute Austin American  Hall, J. 01/22/67
Ex-House Speaker is city's new lobbyist El Paso Times  Olvera, Joe  02/19/92
Clayton's vinyards provide private label, diversity Austin American Statesman    10/08/90
Clayton is given final approval for A&M regent spot Bryan Eagle  Council, John  01/31/89
Clayton's A&M appointment expected to be easily accepted Bryan Eagle  Elliot, David  12/17/88
Governor taps Clayton for A&M regent post Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, Mary Alice  12/13/88
Loan query puzzles Robnett, Clayton Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Robbins, Mary Alice  08/19/87
2 politicians' records among those subpoenaed by grand jury Amarillo Globe-News  Robbins, Mary Alice  08/18/87
The house is not a home San Angelo Standard Times  Hylton, Hilary  06/15/86
Ex - speaker Clayton undergoes quiet transformation Houston Post  Sanders, Mark  03/30/86
Clayton at home in the GOP Lubbock Avalanche Journal    07/18/85
Clayton hops to GOP; won't run for governor Houston Chronicle    07/14/85
Clayton quietly drops democrats to join GOP ranks Houston Post    07/14/85
Clayton switches to GOP San Antonio Light    07/14/85
Ex-house speaker Clayton joins GOP Dallas Morning News  Attlesey, Sam  07/13/85
Demo loss Abilene Reporter-News    07/11/85
Clayton also eyeing gubernatorial race Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Campbell, Bob  05/16/85
GOP's primary could be hot one if Clayton runs Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, Nene  05/14/85
Bill Clayton won't reveal plans Bryan Eagle  Kirk, Virginia  05/10/85
GOP group backs Clayton as candidate for governor Houston Post  Bonavita, Fred  03/23/85
Billy Clayton is remembered Tyler Morning Telegraph    01/20/85
Clayton considering GOP bid for governor Dallas Morning News  Attlesey, Sam  01/17/85
Two politicians snared in Brilab will never forget it Houston Chronicle    04/15/84
Bill clayton's papers are added to A&M library Houston Chronicle    04/04/84
Clayton honored at A&M Bryan Eagle  Puckett, Daniel  03/28/84
Clayton's surgery is successful Houston Post    12/23/83
Clayton expects to be removed from A&M board Houston Chronicle    01/25/83
Appointment splits Clayton 'friends' San Antonio Express News  Heard, Robert  01/21/83
Clayton gives Lewis keys - but no advice Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Jones, Lee  01/12/83
Clayton leaves office, but won't go very far Houston Chronicle    01/12/83
Clayton keeps clout as lobbyist Beaumont Enterprise  Monger, Janis  01/09/83
Clayton says he'll work as lobbyist in next Legislature Houston Chronicle    01/03/83
A&M regent's post may go to Clayton Abilene Reporter-News    12/30/82
Clayton heads list of finalists for A&M board Beaumont Enterprise  Lanham, Fritz  12/30/82
Clayton up for regent post, but appointment faces fight Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Jones, Lee  12/30/82
Clayton considered as regent for A&M Houston Post    12/30/82
Clayton eyes A&M regent job Dallas Times Herald  Dunham, Richard S.  12/29/82
Try, try again Beaumont Enterprise    11/09/82
Clayton fails bar exam, will try again in February Houston Post    11/07/82
Clayton sees success in failure San Antonio Light    11/07/82
House Speaker Clayton fails bar examination attempt Dallas Times Herald  Ellis, Virginia  11/06/82
Topic for rumor: Clayton the politician Amarillo Globe-News    10/29/82
Bill Clayton clouds party-time in Dallas Beaumont Enterprise  Wallace, Terry  09/19/82
Politics still a lure for Clayton Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Thompson, Kyle  08/01/82
Clayton hits books, takes state bar exam Austin American Statesman    07/30/82
Clayton preparing for bar examination Dallas Times Herald  Ellis, Virginia  06/11/82
Era passes as Clayton goes home Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  05/31/82
Clayton to visit city to autography biography Amarillo Globe-News    02/24/82
Clayton to visit city to autograph biography Amarillo Globe-News    02/23/82
An innocent campaign San Antonio Express News  Stinson, Roddy  02/10/82
Clayton sues insurance firm over 'ridicule' Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  02/09/82
Clayton's suit claims Brilab injured career Dallas Morning News    02/09/82
Clayton sues over 'Brilab' sting Houston Chronicle  Sallee, Rad  02/09/82
Clayton sues Houston Post  Wittenberg, Pete  02/09/82
Treatment of Clayton Austin American Statesman    02/07/82
Billy Clayton opts for life down on the farm - for now Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  01/31/82
Clayton's decision to leave office surprises most observers Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Kidd, Bill  01/31/82
Top jobs appeal to Clayton Austin American Statesman  Reaves, Gayle  01/29/82
Clayton clarifies fund use Dallas Morning News    01/29/82
Clayton says he won't spend campaign funds for own use Houston Post    01/29/82
Clayton leaves race, but not political scene Abilene Reporter-News    01/27/82
Clayton's surprise Austin American Statesman    01/27/82
Clayton calls it quits Dallas Times Herald    01/27/82
Clayton served state well Lubbock Avalanche Journal    01/27/82
Clayton's decision leaves questions Waco Tribune Herald    01/27/82
Farm lures Clayton from office Austin American Statesman  Hight, Bruce  01/26/82
Clayton opts not to run for land commissioner Beaumont Enterprise  Monger, Janis  01/26/82
Clayton to farm, not run for office in '82 Bryan Eagle    01/26/82
Billy Clayton scuttles race for land post Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  01/26/82
Clayton move no shock to friends Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  01/26/82
Clayton lost clout in Brilab Dallas Morning News    01/26/82
State law lets Clayton keep contributions Dallas Morning News  Calmes, Jackie  01/26/82
Clayton's decision leaves question Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  01/26/82
Clayton bows out of '82 race Houston Chronicle  Kilday, Anne Marie  01/26/82
Clayton decides not to run this year Houston Post  West, Felton  01/26/82
Clayton sidetracking political plans for return to farming Lubbock Avalanche Journal    01/26/82
Clayton will not seek public office in 1982 San Antonio Express News  Merkel, Dick  01/26/82
Clayton skips state campaign Wichita Falls Record News  Rosser, Jay  01/25/82
A Texas millionaire who mangles the language, but not his politics Houston Post  West, Felton  01/24/82
Clayton considers options Midland Reporter Telegram  Cunningham, Lana  01/22/82
Billy Clayton, Texas 'good old boy' Dallas Morning News  Banks, Jimmy  01/10/82
Clayton Biography incomplete Abilene Reporter-News  Rosser, Jay  01/03/82
Speaker Clayton trips on ethics Austin American Statesman    01/03/82
Clayton in harsh spotlight again Houston Chronicle  Byers, Bo  01/03/82
Clayton's actions show poor judgment Wichita Falls Record News    01/02/82
Clayton says bid to get lease wasn't unethical Houston Chronicle    12/31/81
Clayton defends try for LCRA lease Austin American Statesman  Hight, Bruce  12/30/81
Clayton defends conduct on lease Dallas Times Herald    12/30/81
Clayton denies misusing pull in LCRA bid Houston Post    12/30/81
Clayton's bid ethics questioned Dallas Morning News  Calmes, Jackie  12/29/81
Billy Clayton Corpus Christi Caller Times  Cochran, Mike  12/20/81
Two speakers Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Cochran, Mike  12/20/81
Clayton spurns GOP invitations Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  12/18/81
Clayton brings holiday bundle to Boy's Ranch Amarillo Globe-News  Gaston, Ron  12/12/81
Clayton reveals he'll enter race for land commissioner Austin American Statesman    12/04/81
Clayton to make bid for land commissioner Dallas Times Herald    12/04/81
Clayton says defeated water fund amendment not liability Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Campbell, Bob  12/02/81
FBI attracted by glamour, Minton says Austin American Statesman    11/22/81
Book says Clayton 'glamorous' target Dallas Times Herald    11/22/81
Water-plan loss damages Clayton Dallas Morning News  Kuempel, George  11/05/81
Clayton: fund's defeat no Waterloo Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  11/05/81
Clayton eyes land commissioner race Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Smith, Jack Z.  11/05/81
Clayton to lead crime study panel Fort Worth Star-Telegram    10/31/81
Clayton looks to statewide race Houston Post    09/24/81
LCRA position not Clayton's aim Austin American Statesman    09/17/81
Clayton tells agency he's not seeking job Dallas Morning News    09/17/81
Associate says Clayton might not seek office Houston Post    09/16/81
Clayton future clouded by poll San Antonio Light    09/16/81
Clayton denies job talk Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  09/15/81
Clayton plants the seed for land commissioner job Abilene Reporter-News  Dunlap, Kent  08/28/81
Clayton to set his sights on statewide office Amarillo Globe-News  Melinsky, Denise  08/26/81
Clayton redistricting stance may hurt plans for '82, legislator says Houston Post    08/14/81
When Clayton wants lunch, he gets it Austin American Statesman    08/04/81
Clayton may announce for land commissioner San Antonio Light  Stone, O'Lene  07/09/81
Clayton faces sticky wicket in special session Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  06/28/81
Clayton, Laney set their sights beyond district Dallas Morning News  Attlesey, Sam  06/15/81
Clayton 'called tune, taught steps' in '81 Abilene Reporter-News  Davis, Jim  06/07/81
In charge until the end Dallas Times Herald  Ellis, Virginia  06/03/81
Clayton goes out swinging Austin American Statesman  Reaves, Gayle  06/02/81
Clayton regrets leaving San Angelo Standard Times  Killgore, Le  05/31/81
Clayton eyeing end of term, hints he may seek ag post Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Davis, Evie  05/09/81
3 may seek agriculture job Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  05/05/81
Clayton suggests sale of public land Fort Worth Star-Telegram    04/22/81
Clayton urges U.S. to sell land Dallas Morning News    03/20/81
Clayton: balance budget by selling federal lands Dallas Times Herald    03/20/81
Clayton may be in line for top water panel post Austin American Statesman    03/15/81
Billy Clayton's new wisdom Dallas Times Herald    02/26/81
Film grew grills Clayton Austin American Statesman  Reaves, Gayle  02/25/81
Clayton says he won't seek '82 re-election Austin American Statesman  Henry, John C.  02/24/81
Clayton plans statewide race or retirement Dallas Morning News    02/24/81
Clayton says he won't run for House again Houston Post  Bonavita, Fred  02/24/81
Benefit fills Clayton coffers after heavy legal costs Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  02/08/81
Year of Brilab couldn't crack Billy Clayton Austin American Statesman  Reaves, Gayle  02/08/81
Clayton says his case points out the high cost of legal services Houston Post    02/08/81
Clayton donors amass $410,948 Dallas Times Herald  Ellis, Virginia  01/17/81
Jurors visit Clayton Dallas Times Herald  Dunham, Richard S.  01/14/81
Brilab jurors Clayton fans San Antonio Express News    01/14/81
Partisan warfare feared Dallas Times Herald  Montgomery, Dave  01/13/81
Clayton rises like a phoenix Dallas Morning News    01/11/81
Billy Clayton is riding high Houston Chronicle  Kilday, Anne Marie  01/11/81
Change of heart Austin American Statesman  Cryer, Bill  01/09/81
Clayton has doubt about state tax relief Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  01/09/81
Clayton considers seeking fifth term as House speaker Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  01/09/81
Clayton looking beyond 1981 Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Arnold, Ann  01/09/81
Clayton says he might seek 5th term as speaker Houston Chronicle    01/09/81
Clayton claims he's 'miracle become a reality' San Antonio Light  Kidd, Bill  12/28/80
Democrats plan fund-raisers for Bentsen, Clayton Dallas Times Herald  Calhoun, Ron  11/19/80
Clayton, 2 Lamb farmers suing Texas Rural Legal Aid Amarillo Globe-News    10/18/80
Workers sue Clayton, other farmers Corpus Christi Caller Times    08/12/80
Clayton trial date looms Austin American Statesman  Reaves, Gayle  07/10/80
Indictment may be impassable hurdle for Clayton Houston Chronicle  Kilday, Anne Marie  06/13/80
No need to call special session of Legislature, Clayton says Waco Tribune Herald  Haliburton, Rita  02/05/80
Texas future bright San Antonio Light  Hess, Mike  02/01/80
Speaker's plans depend on timing Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  01/13/80
Governor's race eyed by Clayton Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Holmes, Johnny  12/04/79
Clayton foresees primary Dallas Morning News  Svacina, Pat  11/30/79
Clayton bash will bridge gap Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Summers, Roger  11/11/79
House speaker predicts special legislative session San Angelo Standard Times  Harrison, Jan  10/31/79
Running for anything Dallas Times Herald    10/19/79
Clayton predicts 16 percent prime rate San Antonio Express News  Mccory, Jim  10/19/79
Bullock's job now on Clayton's list Austin American Statesman    10/15/79
Clayton says he may seek comptroller's job if Bullock retires Dallas Times Herald  Calhoun, Ron  10/14/79
Big bash El Paso Times    09/15/79
Clayton raises $100,000 at 90-minute reception Dallas Morning News    09/14/79
Reception nets $100,000 for Speaker Clayton Houston Post    09/14/79
Clayton bash nets big bucks Austin American Statesman  McNeely, Dave  09/13/79
Federal threats upset Clayton San Antonio Express News  Mccory, Jim  09/12/79
Clayton plans to support party choice Dallas Morning News  Freund, Carl  08/22/79
Clayton in governor's seat . . . for a while at least Houston Post    08/21/79
Nursing school veto blasted Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Schwartz, Rhona  07/04/79
Clayton hints he would like to be governor Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Mitchell, Debbie  06/27/79
Clayton opens door for governor candidacy Austin American Statesman    06/25/79
Clayton leaves '82 door open Port Arthur News  Cook, Chuck  06/24/79
Clayton's 1981 plans cooled race, but forced nice-guy leadership Austin American Statesman  Besaw, Larry  06/03/79
Clayton emerges a winner Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Martinets, Patrick  06/03/79
Gang of four Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  05/16/79
Billy's boys: the 'in - crowd' of Texas House Dallas Times Herald  Montgomery, Dave  05/16/79
Speaker's day aids orphans Dallas Morning News    05/08/79
Bank, savings - loan stocks dominate Clayton's portfolio Fort Worth Star-Telegram    05/08/79
House to observe 'speaker's day' Dallas Times Herald    05/07/79
Clayton elected first three time speaker Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Kidd, Bill  05/07/79
Clayton served well by timing, ambition to be house boss Austin American Statesman  Besaw, Larry  02/11/79
Caucus opposes Clayton San Antonio Express News    02/05/79
Regal Clayton Austin American Statesman    01/29/79
Move up or move home Clayton's 1982 plans: Austin American Statesman    01/26/79
Clayton to leave house after '81 Dallas Morning News    01/26/79
Clayton won't seek fifth term as speaker Dallas Times Herald    01/26/79
Clayton says he'll quit house after 4th term; future plans uncertain Houston Post    01/26/79
What's Clayton really seeking? Port Arthur News    01/25/79
Clayton in '81, too? Dallas Times Herald    01/23/79
Mister speaker Austin American Statesman    01/21/79
Clayton plans to dance to a conservative tune Dallas Times Herald    01/21/79
Clayton leadership draws fire Dallas Times Herald  Montgomery, Dave  01/15/79
Clayton shares historic limelight Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kilday, Anne Marie  01/14/79
Clayton accused of playing favorites, arrogance and general incompetence Dallas Morning News    01/10/79
Money biggest state concern San Antonio Express News    12/31/78
Clayton sees money as top state concern Beaumont Enterprise  Jones, Lee  12/24/78
Third term for Clayton looms Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Kidd, Bill  12/17/78
Clayton gears up San Antonio Light    12/17/78
Clayton's racist joke hurt his chances of becoming governor Corpus Christi Caller Times    12/10/78
Clayton avoids supporting anyone for representative Corpus Christi Caller Times  Rivard, Bob  09/28/78
Clayton the main topic at lawmakers' session Austin American Statesman  Ford, Jon  08/01/78
House cross - section seeks candidate to oppose Clayton Houston Post  Bonavita, Fred  08/01/78
Clayton plans no race against Hill in 1982 Austin American Statesman    07/09/78
Budget, welfare worry Clayton, lions told Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Campbell, Bob  05/27/78
Clayton, burgler make strange clothesfellows Austin American Statesman    05/25/78
Billy Clayton and the promised land Dallas Morning News  Nichols, Peggy  01/22/78
Clayton scored for third - term bid Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Kidd, Bill  01/15/78
Clayton says pride needs to be restored Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Clayton, Bill  12/14/77
Clayton says he may run for governor after 3rd term Dallas Morning News  Griffith, Dotty  09/25/77
Clayton hopes session can consider land tax Waco Tribune Herald    06/22/77
Clayton says school finance bill only failure of legislative session Dallas Times Herald  Calhoun, Ron  06/17/77
'Billy Clayton day' honors house speaker Lubbock Avalanche Journal    06/17/77
Bill Clayton Day Thursday Lubbock Avalanche Journal    06/15/77
Group seeks to oust Clayton as speaker Houston Chronicle  Byers, Bo  06/10/77
Oust - clayton drive forming Corpus Christi Caller Times    06/09/77
Briscoe financial statement shows $136,000 annual income Houston Chronicle  Byers, Bo  05/04/77
Clayton, 11 former speakers honored Houston Chronicle    05/03/77
Speaker does giving nowadays Corpus Christi Caller Times  Carpenter, Scott  04/21/77
House speaker Bill Clayton Houston Chronicle  Fly, Richard  04/10/77
Clayton heads off foes Corpus Christi Caller Times  Carpenter, Scott  03/23/77
Rep. Clayton has an 'off limits' sign on office door these days San Angelo Standard Times  Carpenter, Scott  03/23/77
Deaf honor Clayton San Antonio Express News    03/22/77
Clayton's chances look promising Austin American Statesman  Berry, Jim  03/20/77
No room at the top for Clayton Dallas Morning News    03/19/77
Clayton plans 3rd term effort Austin American Statesman  Berry, Jim  03/17/77
Clayton opposition forms Beaumont Enterprise  Wallis, Michael  03/17/77
Clayton announces plans to seek speaker post in '79 Dallas Morning News    03/17/77
Clayton seeking to retain post Fort Worth Star-Telegram    03/17/77
Of 3 interested in being speaker, only Temple would take on Clayton Houston Chronicle  Fly, Richard  03/17/77
Group unhappy over reelection bid by Clayton Houston Chronicle    03/17/77
Speaker seeking third term San Antonio Express News    03/17/77
Clayton to seek speakership, reports indicate Dallas Morning News    03/16/77
Clayton announces attempt at unprecedented third term Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  03/16/77
Clayton asks health law aid at Jones Pavilion dedication Houston Chronicle  Nolan, Joe  02/07/77
Clayton runs tight ship Corpus Christi Caller Times  Davis, Jim  01/23/77
Clayton: a tale of power - thirst Daily Texan    01/19/77
Clayton 'definitely serious about 3rd term' as speaker Houston Post    01/16/77
Clayton predicts legislative fight Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Martinets, Patrick  01/14/77
Off to a good start Houston Chronicle    01/13/77
Clayton promises hard work Austin American Statesman  Berry, Jim  01/12/77
Clayton elected speaker, lists priorities for house Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Martinets, Patrick  01/12/77
Clayton defends extensive travel Corpus Christi Caller Times  Parks, Scott  01/05/77
Speaker Clayton eyes governor's seat Corpus Christi Caller Times  Carpenter, Scott  12/20/76
Dallas area seeks friend at Austin Dallas Times Herald    11/15/76
Clayton urges caution in spending of surplus Dallas Morning News  Barta, Carolyn  11/11/76
Government to be 'tight fisted' with surplus funds Clayton says San Angelo Standard Times    10/13/76
Clayton took honorarium Houston Post    08/27/76
Big government's encroachment hit by Bill Clayton Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Lewis, Preston  08/20/76
Clayton in holding pattern Austin American Statesman  Ford, Jon  06/20/76
Clayton hints at taxpayer aid San Antonio Express News  Mccory, Jim  06/09/76
Bill Clayton burns no bridges San Antonio Light  Welch, Andy  06/09/76
Staff may help Clayton control house in coming years San Angelo Standard Times  Welch, Andy  06/04/76
Clayton: we can feed the world San Antonio Express News    06/02/76
Clayton's net worth jumps by more than $250,000 Houston Chronicle    05/16/76
Clayton net worth up by $250,000 Austin American Statesman    05/15/76
Clayton files financial statement showing increase in net worth Houston Post    05/15/76
Wellhead tax to be studied for revenues San Angelo Standard Times  Killgore, Le  04/17/76
Bill Clayton files for re - election Lubbock Avalanche Journal    01/31/76
Clayton sees state surplus of $580 million by 1977 Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Harrison, Don  01/18/76
Clayton sees new budget may start with surplus Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  12/21/75
State to show big surplus San Antonio Express News  Jones, Lee  12/21/75
Clayton sees unexpected state surplus Houston Post  Hancock, Darrell  12/20/75
Texas oil import urged Austin American Statesman    11/19/75
Clayton power - wielding seen hinting at political ambitions Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Bain, Bob  10/12/75
Clayton expects no new taxes San Antonio Express News    09/23/75
Clayton elected head of regional conference Austin American Statesman    08/02/75
There's oil tax, Mr. Clayton Lubbock Avalanche Journal    06/16/75
Speaker Clayton looks at taxes and new term at head of house San Antonio Express News    06/16/75
Clayton announces plans to seek a second term Austin American Statesman  Brown, Becky  06/13/75
Speaker Clayton to run again Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  06/13/75
Clayton wants to be speaker again Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Martinets, Patrick  06/13/75
Clayton to seek 2nd house speaker term; claims votes to win Houston Post  Bonavita, Fred  06/13/75
Speaker extraordinaire Dallas Times Herald  Havard, Bronson  06/12/75
Clayton's no footin' Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  05/31/75
Clayton lauds legislators for overcoming ideologies Houston Post    05/27/75
Clayton has votes for re - election Houston Chronicle  Collier, Bill  05/18/75
Speaker blasts charter Lubbock Avalanche Journal    05/12/75
House Speaker's leadership attacked Dallas Morning News    05/10/75
Texas 'Big 4' all wealthy Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  05/04/75
Speaker's leadership criticized Austin American Statesman    05/03/75
Clayton includes his tax form in disclosing financial worth Houston Chronicle  Fly, Richard  05/02/75
Clayton battling for discipline in house Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Attlesey, Sam  04/27/75
Not a censor, Speaker says Austin American Statesman    04/19/75
Clayton reads newsletters of representatives Houston Chronicle    04/10/75
Clayton staff said tripled Houston Post    04/08/75
Clayton to keep the house jumping after Easter break Austin American Statesman  Berry, Jim  03/29/75
Speaker Clayton: Impossible but true Beaumont Enterprise    01/19/75
Speaker Clayton Dallas Morning News    01/16/75
Clayton wins Speaker vote Austin American Statesman  Brown, Becky  01/15/75
No nonsense a big goal for Clayton Austin American Statesman    01/15/75
Clayton elected Speaker Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  01/15/75
Clayton voted speaker, pushes house reforms Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  01/15/75
New Speaker Clayton vows to represent all Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Martinets, Patrick  01/15/75
Congratulations, Speaker Clayton Houston Chronicle    01/15/75
Clayton takes oath, vows open - door term Houston Post  Hancock, Darrell  01/15/75
LBJ bust due unveiling San Angelo Standard Times  Robison, Clay  01/15/75
Clayton elected as House speaker San Antonio Express News    01/15/75
Austerity - no comic relief San Antonio Express News    01/15/75
Top Texas solon is farmer San Antonio Light  Long, Stuart  01/15/75
FAA forces Clayton to surrender pilot's license Austin American Statesman  Jones, Lee  01/13/75
Clayton sees win despite revelation Dallas Times Herald    01/13/75
House speaker - apparent surrenders pilot's license Fort Worth Star-Telegram    01/13/75
Rep. Clayton forced to drop pilot license Houston Chronicle  Jones, Lee  01/13/75
FAA takes Clayton's pilot license over medical question Houston Post    01/13/75
Quetionable precedent Austin American Statesman    01/11/75
Aide 'ordered' fired Austin American Statesman    01/10/75
Clayton aide quits after Daniel order Dallas Times Herald    01/10/75
Daniel gets Clayton aide off House payroll Houston Post  West, Felton  01/10/75
Clayton is 'what house needs' Lubbock Avalanche Journal    01/10/75
Clayton's errors Beaumont Enterprise    01/09/75
Clayton well trained for job Dallas Morning News  Morehead, Richard M.  01/09/75
Clayton aide firing reportedly stymied by House administrator Houston Post  West, Felton  01/09/75
Use of clerk by Clayton apparently violates rules Houston Post  Bonavita, Fred  01/08/75
Clayton indicates proposal of new house committees Austin American Statesman  Ford, Jon  01/07/75
Clayton using state employee for campaign Houston Post  Bonavita, Fred  01/07/75
Clayton against clerks who work on house floor wearing pantsuits Houston Post    01/07/75
Clayton asks new committees Houston Post    01/07/75
Penny pinchers Dallas Morning News    01/06/75
Clayton hopes to pack panel with 'penny - pinchers' Austin American Statesman    01/05/75
Meet the new speaker Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  01/05/75
Clayton says fair shake due Dallas Morning News    12/30/74
Clayton to seek revised constitution Austin American Statesman  Ford, Jon  12/25/74
Clayton stand blasted Austin American Statesman    12/11/74
Utilities board opposed Houston Post    12/08/74
Clayton open minded on state utility panel San Antonio Express News  Mccory, Jim  11/23/74
Clayton mulls barring press Austin American Statesman  Ford, Jon  11/14/74
Clayton may banish newsmen from section on house floor Beaumont Enterprise  Guarnere, Fred  11/14/74
Clayton backs restriction of house chamber access Dallas Times Herald    11/14/74
Legislators may vote to limit floor access Fort Worth Star-Telegram    11/14/74
Billy Clayton: Texas' next house speaker Houston Chronicle  Collier, Bill  11/08/74
Clayton plans revamp of speaker's apartment Houston Post  Bonavita, Fred  11/01/74
Clayton proposes surplus account Houston Post    10/13/74
Clayton's speakership blitz Houston Chronicle  Byers, Bo  09/08/74
Clayton all smiles over blitz in speaker's race Houston Post  Hancock, Darrell  09/08/74
layton expecting victory Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Smith, W. Eugene  09/07/74
Clayton lists supporters Austin American Statesman    09/04/74
Clayton claiming victory Dallas Morning News  Kinch, Sam  09/04/74
Clayton appears leader in race for house speaker Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Bain, Bob  09/04/74
Clayton lists backers, claims victory in house speaker race Houston Post  West, Felton  09/04/74
Clayton defends 600 calls Houston Post  Hancock, Darrell  08/29/74
'Clayton plan' shows promise Lubbock Avalanche Journal    08/24/74
Appropriations change proposed Dallas Times Herald  Tiede, Saralee  08/18/74
Change promised in appropriations Houston Post    08/18/74
Clayton outlines plan Austin American Statesman    08/17/74
Speaking up for Rep. Clayton Lubbock Avalanche Journal    06/20/74
Speaker campaign discussed Austin American Statesman    02/23/74
Official seeking fertilizer probe Dallas Morning News    02/16/74
Rep. Clayton announces for Speaker Austin American Statesman    06/06/73
Clayton pushes for Speaker Dallas Morning News    06/06/73
Conservative clayton launches his campaign for House Speaker Houston Chronicle  Kuempel, George  06/06/73
Rep. Clayton announces House speaker race Houston Post  Wiese, Art  06/06/73
Rep. Clayton quits position Dallas Morning News    12/18/72
Water plan has friend in legislature Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Stark, Terry  02/26/72
Rep. Clayton gets Water, Inc. post Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Howell, Duane  03/27/69
Lawmaker found in Barnes' corner Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Pershing, Harley  04/30/67