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Ryan Holeywell


Ryan Holeywell is the communications manager for the Texas Medical Center Health Policy Institute in Houston. He previously worked at Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research. Holeywell is a former reporter for the Houston Chronicle as well as Governing magazine, where he covered infrastructure and federal policy from 2010 to 2014.

Holeywell earned his bachelor’s degree in political communication from George Washington University and is pursuing a master's degree in public Affairs from the University of Missouri.

After an unusual land deal, a giant spill and a tanker-train explosion, anxiety began to ripple across the state.
Waze and other apps want to save drivers 10 minutes every day, but safety experts say it's too dangerous to use these apps while driving.
More than half the states enacted laws to combat metal theft last year, but there’s little analysis of which legislative policies actually work.
In the 1980s, San Francisco faced a court order similar to the one the state is facing now to reduce overcrowding. Rather than simply throwing the book at people, the city now often treats jail as a last resort and focuses on reintegrating ex-offenders back into society.
Recent departures mean familiar faces will take on DOT's top roles.
The committee chairman says he wants a highway bill on the House floor by August.
Three of the nation's top metros for carpooling are in the Aloha State.
One of the New Jersey governor's top aides ordered lane closures that gridlocked a town -- a move that Democrats say was political payback for the mayor's refusal to endorse Christie.
Wantwaz Davis, who served nearly 20 years for murder before being elected to the Flint, Mich., city council in November, sees his background as an asset -- not a liability.
Polly Trottenberg, a higher-up at the U.S. Department of Transportation, takes over an office that's been redefined in recent years.