Rep. Kyle Biedermann

State Rep was behind secret Facebook push against local bond

The man behind a secret group with a passionate anti-soccer-field bond Facebook page is hometown state Rep. Kyle Biedermann, the local paper reported. A Republican...
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Week in Review: Corruption tips, cold tap, clogged trial, and controversial...

This week on The Texas Monitor: police experts announce the launch of Government Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards of up to $10,000 for information...
San Antonio Tricentennial

San Antonio’s 300th birthday plans sink in ethical mire

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio’s 300th birthday party is losing its luster as Tricentennial CEO Edward Benavides abruptly resigned under a cloud of ethical...
Chris Oliver

Is he singing like a bird? HCC trustee’s sentencing in bribery...

HOUSTON — Houston Community College Trustee Chris Oliver’s sentencing for his guilty plea in a bribery scheme has been postponed, the second time that...
The Texas Ethics Commission

GOP Chairman: Inquiry into Speaker pledge ‘laughable’

State Republican Party chairman James Dickey on Tuesday mocked an inquiry into a party pledge for House speaker. An anonymous legislator asked the state Ethics...
Gov. Greg Abbott endorses Susanna Dokupil

PAC backs Abbott’s move against ‘corrupt’ Rep. Sarah Davis

A political action committee targeting “corrupt” Texas House leadership is applauding Gov. Greg Abbott’s move against Republican Rep. Sarah Davis. Abbott endorsed Susanna Dokupil, the...
Live Oak Brewing in Austin

Pint-sized brewers outmatched by lege lobbyists

AUSTIN — Texas craft brewers will need more than a delicious pale ale to keep growing their business. They'll have to start paying politicians, too. That's...
The Alamo at Dusk

Land Office candidate files ethics complaint over Bush’s staff at Alamo

SAN ANTONIO -- When Rick Range announced his bid for Texas land commissioner at the Alamo this month, a member of George P. Bush’s...
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Week in Review: New pressure in the House Speaker race and...

This week on The Texas Monitor: mounting pressure in the House Speaker race from the GOP and the New Leadership PAC; Rep. Phil King...

Restoring, reinforcing and remembering the Alamo

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#MeToo descends on state Capitol

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