Fort Worth ISD possible conflict of interest

Fort Worth ISD board president’s possible conflict of interest

When Fort Worth ISD board President Tobi Jackson traveled to an education event put on by the Wallace Foundation at Stanford University in 2015,...
Texas college free speech

Critics say Texas universities don’t protect free speech

Five Texas schools were found in a recent report to have speech codes that substantially restrict students’ First Amendment rights, an issue that an...
Austin traffic

Vehicle title fraud ring in Travis County a ‘really big organized...

State and Travis County officials late Monday continued an investigation after seven people — four of them county tax specialists — were charged for...
video

Rearming APD could cost taxpayers up to 500K, Austin utility customers...

The next time the Austin Police Department rearms its more than 1,900 sworn officers, taxpayers can expect to pay as much as half a...

Former Richardson mayor slapped with corruption charges

The former mayor of Richardson and her husband are due in court June 20 after their indictment last week on bribery and other corruption-related...
Fort Worth ISD

Ethics policies, records access, continue to dog Fort Worth ISD

Fort Worth ISD taxpayers last fall were smacked with a series of conflicting sentiments regarding a proposed ethics policy for the school board. The...
Houston Rodeo

Allegation: Houston Rodeo pushed back on sharing crime records

The Houston Rodeo, the largest in the world, and one that attracts nearly all of the business and political glitterati of Texas, is avoiding...
school spanking in Texas

Texas has 2nd largest number of school spankings in U.S.

While most public school districts in the U.S. have done away with corporal punishment, Texas ranks second to Mississippi in paddlings, according to a...
Crystal City manager

City manager in Crystal City sentenced to 35 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced James Jonas III, the city manager at the center of a corruption investigation that took down the mayor and all...

Straus money impacting House District 54 runoff

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