Daily Monitor

State Rep. Dan Huberty

State Rep. Huberty in court to boot challenger from ballot, claiming...

HOUSTON — State Rep. Daniel Huberty will be in Harris County District Court Friday in an effort to force challenger Reginald Grant off the...
Kerrville City Hall

Claim: Kerrville’s economic development body doing end-run around Open Meetings Act

In Kerrville, a local businessman was ousted from his volunteer position on the town’s economic development operation, and now he’s making some noise. Jim Wilson,...
Stan Bates

As plots thicken, Uresti co-defendant seeks separate trial

SAN ANTONIO — Amid allegations of two-timing sex with a prosecution witness and revelations of salacious texts, one of the co-defendants in a criminal fraud...
Christi Craddick

Commissioner, State Rep. question Craddick over forced firing

It was an uncomfortable moment in public management in September when Texas Railroad Commissioner board chair Christi Craddick announced that the agency’s executive director,...
Judge Ray West

Charges, denials of corruption in Brown County, but no investigation

Brown County Judge Ray West, accused by the county sheriff’s office of bribery and other misdeeds, was cleared by the Attorney General, according to...
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Week in Review: Paxton’s prosecutors dealt blow, Montrose chairman resigns

This week on The Texas Monitor: Paxton's prosecutors are dealt a blow after a federal jury finds the CEO of Servergy not liable for...
Texas State Rep. Sarah Davis

In Texas House, pledge deniers face primary battles

Half of 182 GOP candidates have yet to sign a pledge to honor the Republican caucus’ choice for the next speaker of the Texas...
Home Flooded by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey swept away transparency in spending federal aid money

HOUSTON -- Billions of dollars of aid poured into Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, a massive storm where many neighborhoods in the Houston...
Paxton prosecutors Brian Wice and Kent Schaffer

Paxton prosecutors get a chance to argue for payday

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals agreed to hear arguments over whether the special prosecutors in the criminal case against Attorney General Ken Paxton...