Greg Jefferson wrote about State Representative Lyle Larson pushing big ideas in Texas water development that'll cost a bundle – just as Governor Rick Perry rolls out his no-taxing, no-spending Texas Budget Compact.
Jefferson also reported on the end of the controversial Uvalde-to-SA water pipeline (for now), and Councilwoman Elisa Chan's Walmart balancing act.
Gilbert Garcia highlighted Manuel Medina's desire to turn the chairmanship of the local Democratic Party into a bully pulpit. Garcia also wrote about Robert Stovall's underdog campaign against former Councilman John Clamp in the GOP primary for tax assessor-collector.
Jade Esteban Estrada recreated a South Side moment with JP candidate Tomas Uresti, and reported that, for better or worse, handlebar mustaches are back.