A state business alliance is accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of seeking to control “every pond, puddle and ditch in Texas.”Read More →
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 […]
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 […]
When Bill McRaven ran the Joint Special Operations Command, JSOC’s stated goal was simple: “know everything.”Read More →
“Green” power is smacking Texans with higher utility bills, but Democratic lawmakers in Austin, aided by wayward Republicans, don’t care. They’re stalling legislation that would reel in wind-energy costs.Read More →
By March, Brownsville’s plastic bag fee fund had swelled to $1 million, fueled by a fee of up to $1 per grocery transaction on consumers that was to pay for recycling and clean-up initiatives.Read More →