When the dust settled in the University of Illinois clout abuse scandal, not only were the institution’s president and regents fired, but a statewide officeholder, the house speaker, a state senator, a congressman, and two state representatives found themselves in hot water and their political careers in ruins. Texas legislators should pay attention.
One way pro-life Texans can set their expectations for the legislative session is by looking at the committee appointments in the House, which could come within the next several days.
It’s never fun to watch an ally go bad, seemingly betray their principles for a few bucks and renounce everything they once supported. But that is exactly what appears to have happened at Texas Alliance for Life (TAL) and with its executive director, Joe Pojman.
Texas voters, who have begun taking a dim view of the proliferation of toll roads, will be asked on the November ballot to divert dollars currently headed for the state’s “rainy day fund” over to the Texas Department of Transportation.
AUSTIN, Texas — In light of the malicious prosecution of Governor Rick Perry, Republican lawmakers are rushing to jump on the bandwagon opposing the Democrats politically motivated action. But several House Republicans loyal to liberal House Speaker, Joe Straus, bear
AUSTIN, Texas — On the November general election ballot, Texas voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment diverting dollars currently intended for the state’s “rainy day fund” to the state’s highway fund. The premise of the “yes” campaign
AUSTIN, Texas–One of three pizza parlors in Taylor, north of Austin, is getting more than $200,000 in taxpayer money as an incentive to expand operations. The handout came after a Texas A&M Engineering Extensive Service report found that there were
AUSTIN, Texas–In an article published by Texas Monthly today profiling embattled UT Regent Wallace Hall, who uncovered evidence of legislative clout abuse in admissions and is at the center of an impeach inquiry for his work, it was revealed that
AUSTIN, Texas–After three years of deteriorating relations with his employers on the University of Texas Board of Regents and a growing scandal involving legislators allegedly using their clout to get friends and family admitted without proper qualifications, UT president Bill
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