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Mailer distorts record of Paxton judge

A mysterious mailer slamming the judge who is overseeing the prosecution of Attorney General Ken Paxton is full of distortions, misquotations, and outright fabrications. The...

Drugs, sexting, and allegations of a senator’s cocaine use

Houston Justice of the Peace Hilary Green should be suspended because of her “outright betrayal of the public’s trust,” according to a filing by...

$5B in debt before Texas voters; some asks raise questions

The Peaster Greyhounds need a stadium to play football in and the district is rolling the dice that taxpayers will sign off on $9.5...

FBI raided big political donor’s business, Dannenbaum Engineering

FBI agents on Wednesday raided the offices of Dannenbaum Engineering, a Houston-based firm that has given tens of thousands in political donations to candidates...
Texas money

Senator: Lift veil on lobbying using taxpayer cash

A measure putting a new spotlight the battle against municipal lobbying reform moved a step closer to reality this week, as lawmakers pushed through...

Expert: Paxton team likely to attempt to punt trials to December...

While the relocation of the trials of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on securities fraud charges could be a blow to his chances of...

What have you gotten from the Legislature for your $2 million?

Taxpayers spent over $2 million on the $190 per diems of state lawmakers through the halfway point of the session, according to a records...

The campaign cash express: Mapping the travel of your legislator

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! But it’s not Superman. More likely it is your Texas state legislator jetting to an exotic locale. Last week The Texas...

Realtor chief: Shoe leather, relationships count more than big campaign dollars

On Tuesday of this week, more than 2,500 Realtors bused in, drove, or flew into Austin, flooding  the Texas Capitol to meet their legislators...