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By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | Jun 01, 2015 9:19 AM
Texas will continue to jail and fine 17-year-olds for skipping school — draconian punishment that conservatives and liberals denounce as counter-productive.
By Steve Miller | Watchdog.org | May 29, 2015 11:02 AM | 15
The Dallas Morning News story, in April 2011, announced investment fund managers with the state were hauling in six-figure bonuses, big enough to make Wall Street proud.
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org | May 29, 2015 5:00 AM | 59
Is Mike Wallace a criminal? All the bad guys the late "60 Minutes" newsman embarrassed over the years might say there ought to be a law against his signature ambush interviews, but Texas may well be the first state to try to actually pass one.
By Rob Nikolewski | Watchdog.org | May 28, 2015 5:00 AM | 62
Sorry, even though gas prices nosedived after OPEC met last November don't expect another price drop when the cartel meets June 5.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | May 28, 2015 5:00 AM | 94
Powered by its energy sector, Texas leads the nation in exports. Shipping out $326 billion worth of goods and services has driven the Lone Star State’s economy past California, which ranks second in outbound trade.
By Steve Miller | Watchdog.org | May 28, 2015 5:00 AM
The Texas General Land Office’s most recent coup — after firing the group that had managed the Alamo since 1905 — is to thwart the free-wheeling Alamo Brewing Company from appropriating the Alamo brand and using it to sell beer on the backs of the Texas Revolution.
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org | May 26, 2015 5:00 AM | 483
A state business alliance is accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of seeking to control “every pond, puddle and ditch in Texas.”
By Steve Miller | Watchdog.org | May 22, 2015 9:39 AM
By Steve Miller | Watchdog.org Secrecy goes before a fall in the world of open records. When Learfield Sports signed a marketing deal in 2006 with Texas A&M, it included the provision that all information derived from the dealings between the two is “subject to the Texas Public Information Act.” When a San Antonio newspaper came knocking at [...]
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org | May 22, 2015 5:00 AM | 43
Part 52 of 52 in the series Trouble in Texas By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org The University of Texas may not keep secret the records of its ongoing backdoor admissions program, according to a new ruling by Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office. Much of the public may be under the impression that UT closed that back door once [...]
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org | May 21, 2015 5:00 AM
When Bill McRaven ran the Joint Special Operations Command, JSOC’s stated goal was simple: “know everything.”