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Below is a list of articles by title detailing information about the Bush's record while Governor of Texas, including one about his DUI arrest, which we felt should also be included here. The newest ones are added at the bottom. If you have a good article about the Governor Bush that you feel fits the attitude of our site that would add to the information we have on file, please send it along and we will post it.

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Missing the DUI Story, by Brent Cunningham
January/February 2001, Columbia Journalism Review
Finally, five days before the election, a prominent Maine Democrat leaked the story to a Portland television reporter who put it on the air. That was how the country learned about George W. Bush's drunk-driving arrest in 1976."
Bush Got $1.4 Million From Officials
Whom He Appointed to State Office
Reform Group Calls for End to Texas' Patronage System

October 24, 2000, by Texans for Public Justice
Governor George W. Bush's two gubernatorial campaigns raked in $1.4 million from 122 individuals whom Bush appointed to 50 leading state boards and commissions, a new Texans for Public Justice study reveals."
The Environmental Legacy of Governor George W. Bush
Stephen Tvedten
Date: Sat, 11 March 2000, Get Set Inc.
"....I thought you might like to see the environmental "record" of the Republican who is running for President and what his employees think about him: the web site article is entitled: Toxic Texas - The Environmental Legacy of Governor George W. Bush."
Governor Bush's Texas Record
From the WeWantDean.com website
Big list of Bush failures while governor of TX
Thomas O. Hicks new
from UT Watch

"Tom Hicks is a Dallas billionaire and investment banker who began raiding the University's public funds after the University refused to invest in his dental company in the early 90's."
George W. Bush's $100,000 Club new
from Texans for Public Justice
Tom Hicks made Bush a millionaire 15 times over when he bought the Texas Rangers in ¹99. Just as local taxpayers enhanced the value of Bush¹s Rangers by paying $135 million for their stadium, Hicks and Ross Perot, Jr. got Dallas taxpayers to spend $125 million on a stadium for their Dallas Stars and Mavericks in ¹98."
Dissing America's Right to Dissent, by Jim Hightower new
October 22, 2003

"In Texas, Governor Bush's security police suddenly swept down on a group of peaceful picketers who were on the public sidewalk in front of the governor's mansion -- a sidewalk that historically has been the site of protest."

Bush's quiet little war on the Texas environment:
Assault on the regulatory front
From: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
Not dated

"In a three-part series, PEER will examine how Gov. Bush's appointees at the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) undermined new federal public health standards and state pollution inspections, rolled back regulations, and attempted to manipulate pollution data to help the industries they were charged with regulating."

Part 1: The Bush Pollution Plan, Part 11: A Shift in Policy, Part 111: How to Make Smog

Superfund a Super Deal for Texas Polluters new
From: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility
Not dated
"Many industry legislative initiatives during Gov. George W. Bush's term in office follow parallel themes: limiting liability for polluters, reducing public input on regulatory decisions, allowing 'voluntary' instead of mandatory compliance with environmental laws, and, allowing polluters to design their own anti-pollution programs."

Part 1: Superfund a Super Deal for Texas Polluters, Part 11: Limiting Liability for Polluted Property, Part 111: A Wise Investment

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