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Kenric Ward is a veteran journalist who has worked on three Pulitzer Prize-winning newspapers. A California native, he received a BA from UCLA (Political Science/Phi Beta Kappa) and holds an MBA. He reported and edited at the San Jose Mercury News and the Las Vegas Sun before joining Watchdog.org in 2012 as Virginia Bureau Chief.

‘Rude’ ex-councilman banned from City Hall; recall petition qualifies

By   /  February 10, 2016  /  Free Speech, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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A former Floresville councilman has been banned from City Hall amid a recall drive against three elected officials.

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Road kill on right: Tolls emerge as election issue

By   /  February 9, 2016  /  News, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

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Toll roads are running Texas taxpayers into a fiscal ditch, according to a statewide group that is targeting pro-toll politicians in the March 1 primary election.

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Project Quest for cash: Job program works city taxpayers

By   /  February 5, 2016  /  News, Texas  /  No Comments

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Over the past five years, the city of San Antonio funneled $8.4 million to a Saul Alinsky-inspired operation, ostensibly for job training and “living wages.”

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Feds cut aerial surveillance at Mexican border

By   /  February 2, 2016  /  Immigration, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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The big-spending Obama administration is cheaping out on border security. Operation Phalanx, an aerial surveillance program, faces a 50 percent cut at the Department of Homeland Security – even though it was fully funded by Congress.

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Texans blast Obama administration on refugees, minor migrants

By   /  February 1, 2016  /  Immigration, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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The Obama administration’s handling of Syrian refugees and unaccompanied minors from Central America is reckless, abusive and possibly illegal, according to two Texas officials.

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Texas homeowners’ plea: Do mess with taxes

By   /  January 29, 2016  /  News, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

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Without an income tax, but with the sixth highest property tax burden in the country, the Lone Star State is no longer a low-cost haven for homeowners.

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