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Charter schools fly below the radar on spending and transparency rules

It’s a treat to fly at the front of the plane, where seats are bigger and fares are roughly double the cost of a...

City secretary’s arrest is latest in Edinburg vote fraud investigation

The arrest this week of Edinburg’s city secretary brings to more than 30 the number of people charged in an alleged voter fraud scheme...

In small-town Texas, speeding drivers keep the lights on at city...

Texas towns rely more heavily on fines as an income source than their counterparts in most other states. In some towns, such levies —...

Austin may create new post to deal with climate emergencies

Austin city staffers have recommended creation of a “chief climate resilience officer” position at a salary of up to $200,000 a year to deal...

Former lieutenant governor Dewhurst sued by ex-wife over alleged unpaid divorce...

The ex-wife of former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is alleging that the former state leader failed to pay $6.7 million that he agreed to...

Texas Rangers have tape, may make the call on charges regarding...

Michael Quinn-Sullivan told the new state GOP Caucus chair he has turned over to the Texas Rangers a recording of his June 12 meeting...

McKinney ponders health dangers of 5G technology

The City of McKinney wants to become the sixth Texas city to bring in carriers providing 5G wireless access. But first it will investigate...

Dallas DA won’t release list of “unreliable” officers

After years of allowing taxpayers to see a list of law enforcement officers deemed to be compromised in their credibility as witnesses in criminal...

Freedom Caucus members and conservative think tank take on the case...

On June 20, state Child Protective Services workers took the 4-year-old son of a Kaufman County couple from their home and into protective custody. Since...