Texas House committee to probe allegations against Speaker Dennis Bonnen

BY CASSANDRA POLLOCK The powerful Texas House General Investigating Committee is set to launch an investigation into allegations that Speaker Dennis Bonnen offered a hardline conservative organization media credentials if it politically targeted certain Republican members in the lower chamber. “Last night, I initiated internal discussion with General Investigating staff about procedure with the intention of […]

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Texas lawmakers may have inadvertently created a corporate tax loophole

In a state struggling to adequately finance its schools, legislators have passed a measure that threatens to further reduce funding allocated to education.  This November, Texans will vote on a proposed constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax. But inconsistencies with language used in the ballot measure could uncover a loophole, allowing […]

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