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Ron Reynolds

The long and strange saga of State Rep. Ron Reynolds

AUSTIN — There are much bigger and more colorful crooks in the long history of Texas politics, but there are few stranger cases than...
Montrose taxpayers

Activist Houston taxpayers claim victory in special district court ruling, district...

HOUSTON —  A group of activist taxpayers are claiming victory this week after a court ruling that said the powerful and politically connected Montrose...
U.S. Rep Sam Johnson

U.S. Rep Sam Johnson, officially the 6th most absent member of...

If you missed one out of every five days of work, you might be out of a job. But that’s not the case for U.S....
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HCC debates campaign finance, ‘no confidence’ for GOP candidate, AT&T top...

This week on The Texas Monitor: Houston Community College debates campaign finance in wake of bribery scandal, a school superintendent running as a Republican...

Republicans spank ‘Big Ed’ candidate with no-confidence vote

A school superintendent running as a Republican for the Texas House was slapped with a “no confidence” vote by the local party this week. Granbury...
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Week In Review: Turner questioned, Bell County JP Reprimanded

This week on The Texas Monitor: Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is pummelled with questions after his press secretary used city resources for personal business...
HCC Trustee Adriana Tamez

HCC trustee claim: Fellow trustee does not live in her district

HOUSTON — A Houston Community College trustee on Thursday filed a complaint against a fellow trustee, claiming she lives outside of her district and that...
Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman

Study: Texas tops in state Supreme Court election fundraising

A national study on state supreme court elections points to Texas as a leader in campaign fundraising in 2016, when Justices Paul Green, Eva...
Red Traffic Light

Could the case of the North Texas red light runaround soon...

Russell Bowman has spent up to $80,000 battling a $75 fine for allegedly running a red light in Richardson in 2012. His battle doesn’t rely...