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For legislators, house-cleaning means trimming Sid Miller’s power

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...
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VisitDallas CEO runs Triathlons during official trips, Former congressional aides sentenced...

Two residents of the Edinburg school district are seeking a temporary restraining order to stop the district from alleged illegal spending of public funds...
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VisitDallas CEO spends lots of time on the road for his...

On several occasions since 2014, the CEO of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau has paired overseas and domestic trips on behalf of the...
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Another Stockman aide is headed for prison

A second aide to former Texas congressman Steve Stockman has been sentenced for his part in Stockman’s million-dollar “white-collar crime spree.” U.S. District Judge Lee...
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South Texas school district challenged on spending to promote bond proposal

Two residents of the Edinburg school district are seeking a temporary restraining order to stop the district from alleged illegal spending of public funds...
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El Paso principal involved in test-score corruption allegations for second time

The El Paso school district placed two high school administrators on paid administrative leave earlier this month amid allegations of test score cheating. One of...
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La Joya ISD parts ways with superintendent, College admissions scandal affects...

The program seems fairly straightforward: A small surcharge on vehicle registrations went to help low-income motorists in Texas’ smoggier urban areas fix or trade...

Bills would make superintendent severance deals much less cushy

When the Mount Vernon school board agreed to pay then-Superintendent Gregg Weiss a $200,000 severance package last year, even that wasn’t the whole cost...

The parachute is pretty nice for superintendent departing La Joya schools

The La Joya school district, which drew political fire for using $20 million in general funds to build a water park and learning complex,...