February 16, 2009      4:21 PM
VETERAN STATESMAN REPORTER LAYLAN COPELIN TAKES BUYOUT
Rumored to take job with comptroller
Another capitol veteran reporter folded his hand last week and Texans lost another important pair of eyes watching our elected officials and government. Laylan Copelin, the absolute best reporter covering the Travis County court house and all of its various investigations and grand juries, has taken the buyout offered to senior reporters at the downsizing Austin American Statesman.
Since originally publishing the story earlier this afternoon, we have discovered that the Houston Chronicle announced a new 10% workforce reduction plan..