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Dallas employee who steered $800K to friend finally fired

The city of Dallas employee who allegedly steered over $800,000 in federal contracts to a long time friend has been terminated after being on...
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Jobs galore in Texas, yet food program continues like it’s a...

Texas’ unemployment rate, hovering around 4 percent for the past eight months, is the lowest it has been in 40 years. In April, the...
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Criminal complaint details alleged criminal acts in Harris County court proceedings

A criminal complaint filed last week threatens to lift the veil on how attorneys might operate in Harris County courtrooms and accuses prominent attorneys...
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The Texas Education Agency’s superintendent code of silence

This article is being co-published with RealClearInvestigations. The Texas Education Agency has quietly dismissed, retired or otherwise disciplined 45 public-school superintendents since 2012 for transgressions...
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Inmate violation quota system leads to 600+ voided disciplinary actions

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has voided nearly 650 disciplinary actions at four state criminal detention units where authorities had created an inmate...
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The push for paid sick leave hits Dallas

Dallas is set to become the third major city in Texas to consider forcing private employers to pay their workers for sick leave, a...

Criminal complaint filed against the Houston Rodeo in open records case

A long-time investigative reporter has filed a criminal complaint against the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, accusing the revered and well-known non-profit of illegally...

Huffman worked to scuttle investigation of bar owned by her husband,...

A lawsuit by a former agent for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission alleges that state Sen. Joan Huffman asked state officials to back off...
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Drainage fee questions, pickle problems, Harris County Attorney hiding noncitizen voting...

The money collected from a citizen-funded drainage fee meant to protect Houston against flooding is being diverted to salaries and other projects, according to...