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Texas Monitor Week in Review – May 28, 2017

This week, The Texas Monitor continued its investigation into the lifestyles of state lawmakers, delving into the ways that legislators get around on the...

New tracking tool shows Texas Republican congressmen among big spenders

Despite promising fiscal responsibility, some of Texas’ Republican representatives in Congress are also among the most freewheeling with taxpayer dollars, according to a new...

State Auditor’s Office recommendations fall on deaf ears

The Texas State Auditor’s Office found recently that nearly half of the recommendations made to state agencies and higher education institutions in the past...

Burden shifts to Paxton prosecutors to collect

The Collin County Commissioners Court voted 4-0 Monday not to pay a $205,000 invoice submitted by the court-appointed prosecutors in the criminal case being...

HCC’s Dave Wilson makes new waves with website

Perjury by Houston Community College trustees and video purportedly showing that a trustee lives outside her district were among accusations raised by HCC Trustee...
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Texas Monitor Week in Review – May 21, 2017

The Texas Monitor broke the story this week that the executive pastor at one of the largest megachurches in the United States has sued...

Payment for Paxton prosecution up for vote

The Collin County Commissioners Court is expected to vote Monday on whether to pay $205,191.24 to the court-appointed lawyers who are prosecuting Attorney General Ken...

Court halts Paxton prosecution

HOUSTON – The Fifth District Court of Appeals halted the prosecution of Attorney General Ken Paxton Tuesday afternoon by granting an emergency stay that...
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Texas Monitor Week in Review – May 13, 2017

This week, The Texas Monitor delved into the clash between union groups and backers of a bill aimed at stopping state-run collection of union...

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