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Lieutenant governor not daunted by criticism of his stance on budget...

After editorials in most of the major newspapers in Texas condemned him for diminishing and demoralizing the state’s Legislative Budget Board, Lt. Gov. Dan...

Government agencies increasingly limit public access to officials and information

Texas Education Agency Deputy Commissioner A.J. Crabill says he is hamstrung by an agency policy that prohibits him from talking to the news media.   “I...

Edinburg mayor’s trial for election fraud delayed until March

The trial of Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina and his wife Dalia on charges of organized election fraud and illegal voting has been delayed until...

Midland City Council candidate says officials should recount entire election  

A woman who lost a race for the Midland City Council said county officials should recount the votes in every race on the November...

Man says state owes him compensation for conviction under nullified law...

An East Texas man who served two years in prison after pleading guilty under a law that had been invalidated is attempting to collect...

Texas congressman wants ‘tenants’ bill of rights’ after Lackland housing conditions...

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, wants the federal government to establish a “tenants’ bill of rights” for privatized military housing after the revelation...

Judge rules TEA must pay whistleblower $200K

A U.S. Department of Education administrative judge ruled Friday that the Texas Education Agency must pay more than $200,000 to a whistleblower who was...
Hurricane Harvey

Victoria County seeks more work documentation from Harvey repair company

Victoria County officials want more documentation from the company that has helped repair government facilities in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Victoria Advocate...

Employee of McAllen federal jail indicted for alleged sex act with...

Five employees at East Hidalgo Detention Center in McAllen were indicted Friday, one of those for sexual abuse of an inmate, the Associated Press...