Home Featured Reports Editor's Picks

Editor's Picks

video

Texans among highest in property taxes, Failed for-profit colleges go unreported,...

Texas ranks somewhere in the middle in an annual study of state tax burdens, but that’s thanks mainly...
Austin biomass plant

Austin buying back biomass plant at a painful price

Austin Energy is spending $460 million to buy back a biomass energy plant it spent $128 million to build and has...
charter schools

Marlin may go looking for charter-school leeway to help with low...

After having its accreditation yanked for the second time in two years, the Marlin school district is considering turning to a new...
Texas Workforce Commission

TWC is dodging rules about providing better info on for-profit career...

Updated April 22, 2019, to reflect corrected information from John Fabry. Almost a decade after the closures of a bunch of for-profit colleges...
Property tax

Texans carry heavy burdens in property and sales taxes compared to...

Texas ranks somewhere in the middle in an annual study of state tax burdens, but that’s thanks mainly to the lack of...
Week in Reviewvideo

Law firm accused of faking notary signatures, City of Waco refuses...

To all appearances, House Bill 1695’s easy trip through a Texas House committee was one of the less interesting things that happened at the...
Rio Grande City

More water treatment corruption charges filed against Valley political figures

A federal grand jury this week indicted four alleged key conspirators -- three of them city officials -- for years of bribery,...
Tax Judgement

Lawsuit against collection firm raises questions on tax judgments

A law firm that for decades has represented governments across the state in collecting delinquent taxes is accused of improperly “robo-signing” hundreds...
Waco

Waco doesn’t want to tell which developer is getting a tax...

The City of Waco wants to shower as much as $5 million in tax incentives on a developer who has proposed building a $25...