Everything #TXLege + Politics in One Place

Media websites, paid political newsletters, job boards, blogs, and more. If you're looking to find the latest happenings in Texas politics you'll find the links to helpful resources here. 


- The Honorable Susan Combs, Former Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget, U.S. Department of the Interior, Former Texas Comptroller

“There are so many entry points and I think what Pink Granite does is, it gives you keys to all of the various doors.”

real talk:

Essential Texas Political News

This legislative information site requires a paid subscription.

The Quorum Report offers live updates throughout the day of breaking intel, behind the scenes stories and other information that can only be gathered from walking the halls of the Texas Legislature.

Quorum Report

The Texas Tribune and its destination website were launched in November 2009 and have been going strong ever since. Check out their live streaming of interviews, free events at the Austin Club and the invaluable directories on public officials - in addition to the great news.

Texas Tribune

Information is power - and that’s what Capitol Inside is all about. Power. It’s about the people who run Texas government and what they are doing to lead. They will tell you what’s happening, who’s hot, and why.

Capitol inside

Finding a job in Texas politics can be hard. Here's where to look:

These job boards consolidate political, policy, and journalism jobs from across the state of Texas and nationally.

We can help, because we've been there.


Texas society of association executives

Public affairs council

women in government relations

State of Texas Tools:

This is where you find information regarding who represents you, committee membership, rules, bills that have not been filed, and legislative calendars for the day.

Produces a Daily Newspaper Clipping Service for members of the Legislative community. 

Develops budget and policy recommendations for legislative appropriations, completes fiscal analyses for proposed legislation.

Texas Election Source: analysis of Texas elections in real-time, including in-depth election night coverage. 

Podcasts and Blogs



The latest from political influencers

Texas Politics Today: newsletter sharing the personal and professional happenings of folks around the Capitol.


The Capitol Crowd: Private Facebook group only available to those working around the pink dome.


The Texas Politics Project: polling and non-partisan insights from UT Austin.

"There wasn't a clear place to go for help if you didn't know anybody directly."

Ep. 100

The Political Life Podcast

Pink Granite Features

"I was so appreciative of the women who helped me, especially because I was so incredibly shameless in my approach to networking coming into Austin."

Ep. 126

The Bingham Group Podcast

"I wish that I had a group of people to go to when I got my start in politics."

Ep. 19

Lobbyland Podcast