Democrat from Texas
Kirk Watson, who represents the Austin area in the Texas Senate, was previously mayor of Austin. Earlier, he served on the Texas Air Control Board, precursor to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Recent statements involving Kirk Watson
Recent stories featuring Kirk Watson
Kirk Watson said 29 Texas animal shelters use carbon monoxide to euthanize dogs and cats. That seems about right, though we also spoke with an official who said a rifle is locally preferred.
We listened to speakers at the second annual Texas Tribune Festival. Hear anything we should check?
State Sen. Kirk Watson and his guests reflect on 2011 legislative session — and cover some ground previously trodden by PolitiFact Texas.
In a recap of the 2011 regular legislative session, Sen. Kirk Watson of Austin touched on redistricting, the state budget — and, repeatedly, PolitiFact Texas.
After Gov. Rick Perry’s optimistic State of the State address, Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis ripped ruling Republicans while also launching statements that sounded very familiar — as in already fact-checked.
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