University of Texas backdoor admissions

Former UT regent says there’s lots more to find at UT...

The news that 50 people had been arrested in connection with a college admissions scandal did not surprise former University of Texas Regent Wallace...

Why ballot fraud is as big as Texas, despite local enforcers

This article is being co-published with RealClearInvestigations. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Although part of her job description is making sure elections are fair and square,...

Bolivar area fire chief pleads guilty to stealing funds meant for...

Almost six years after firefighters noticed that $70,000 earmarked for rebuilding their firehouse (a victim of Hurricane Ike) had gone missing, former Crystal Beach...

College admissions scandal prompts whistleblower “hotline” reward

A federal college admissions probe that has led to the criminal indictment of more than 50 people nationwide, and sparked a class action lawsuit...
Texas court

Heavyweight lobby group tries again to reduce power of state’s anti-SLAPP...

The politically powerful Texans for Lawsuit Reform is again seeking to tamp down the state’s Texas Citizens Participation Act, better known as the anti-SLAPP...

Counties fight for vehicle repair program with convoluted history

Update: see new information below on deadlines for applying for assistance. The program seems fairly straightforward: A small surcharge on vehicle registrations went to help...
Waco

Waco school superintendent’s job in question after marijuana arrest

The Waco school board on March 19 is expected to decide the future of A. Marcus Nelson, a former Texas school superintendent of the...
video

26 TEF deals terminated before completion, Bipartisan effort aims to make...

The Texas Enterprise Fund since 2003 has provided taxpayer money to companies in exchange for the promise of jobs. But in several cases, the...
Austin traffic

Fix it or lose it — that may be legislators’ message...

Anyone who has renewed a driver’s license in Texas in the last seven years can tell you the good that more than $440 million...

New policies upend living arrangements at UT apartments

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