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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...

One year and $400,000 later, HCC procurement probe findings may be...

It’s been nearly a year, it’s cost almost $400,000, and yet a promised report on the college’s potential procurement problems in the wake of...

Austin City Council member: soccer plan ‘massive giveaway’

Austin City Council member Leslie Pool is calling a proposal by a professional soccer club from Columbus, Ohio to relocate to a new stadium...
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TAB will try to put a stop to paid sick leave...

The Texas Association of Business intends to put the full weight of its organization behind legislation to stop paid sick leave ordinances passed by...