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Texas Rent Relief Program Fails To Keep Texans Home

The Texas Rent Relief Program launched back in February. It was supposed to help Texans who were facing financial hardship during the...

Gov. Abbott Urges End to Violence, Promises Prosecution

With his voice raised, Gov. Greg Abbott called the death of Houston native George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police “horrific.” 

Outgoing Texas House Speaker Bonnen Breaks Silence, Denies Targeting Fellow Republicans

Today, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, who prior to his scandal had been one of the most influential persons in the Texas House, has...

Texas Can Use Federal Stimulus Funds to Expand Broadband

As Texas public school leaders work through a variety of issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, one issue that seems to impact...

Kelly Hancock keeps Austin rigged

Senator Kelly Hancock is just another part of the rigged political system in Austin - taking special interest money, voting to relax the rules on himself, and sticking it to everyday Texans.

Texas attorney general’s office paying lead lawyer $540 per hour to defend against whistleblower...

The Texas attorney general's office will pay outside counsel $540 an hour to defend the state agency against accusations that it was...
Todd Smith and Sid Miller

Texas GOP Official Sid Miller’s Top Consultant Arrested in Alleged Corruption Scheme

In 2019 Governor Greg Abbot signed House Bill 1325 that established an industrial hemp program legalizing the production of the plant for...

Abbott Cites Murder Rate Rise in Further Criticism of Austin Police Budget

Murders are up in Austin, and Gov. Greg Abbott thinks Austin’s decision to reduce its police budget is the reason why. Austin...

The Cost of Running for Office as a Woman in Texas

Ryan Dennis pushed back from the conference table midway through a leadership team meeting at a Houston nonprofit early in January. She...

The Texas Legislature Needs More Transparency

It’s said that democracy dies in darkness, and it’s no secret that many pieces of unpopular legislation try to fly under the...

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