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Monday, 06/17/2013 - 09:22AM | By Trent Seibert
Regular readers to Texas Watchdog may have noticed there hasn't been much posted to the site over the past several months. The reason is simple:...
Tuesday, 02/12/2013 - 03:01PM | By Mark Lisheron
Memo to southeast Texas oil companies: you might want to have your people give your local tax bills the old once over before sending off a...
Thursday, 02/07/2013 - 02:42PM | By Mark Lisheron
A quartet of the most powerful legislators in Texas filed bills Thursday to make available to the public detailed financial information from most local...
Tuesday, 02/05/2013 - 03:47PM | By Mark Lisheron
Texas District Judge Lora Livingston Tuesday ruled the state is not obliged to tell the public how much it pays in pensions to former members of the...
Monday, 02/04/2013 - 12:33PM | By Mark Lisheron
Having followed Texas Watchdog’s coverage of Austin’s rail rapture, you can be forgiven for assuming the movement remains earthbound...
Friday, 02/01/2013 - 04:37PM | By Mark Lisheron
Grief-stricken that after spending $7.66 trillion to get us going again our economy is shrinking and our unemployment is growing, I turned this week to...
Wednesday, 01/30/2013 - 04:49PM | By Mark Lisheron
You can already hear a distant drumbeat, the pounding of 40-gallon drums holding printer’s ink. Freshman state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, who...
Tuesday, 01/29/2013 - 03:03PM | By Mark Lisheron
Flush with an oil and gas-generated surplus of nearly $9 billion, Gov. Rick Perry has called for a change in the Texas Constitution to allow the state...
Monday, 01/28/2013 - 04:45PM | By Mark Lisheron
With the unveiling today of a new report on the cost of expanding Medicaid under Obamacare, we are confident we have now heard the last three words on...
Friday, 01/25/2013 - 03:54PM | By Mark Lisheron
Having not quite championed four little known, underloved and potentially endangered salamanders here in Central Texas, you can imagine my excitement...
Thursday, 01/24/2013 - 01:25PM | By Mark Lisheron
Imagine if you were to hold a fundraiser for terminally ill children from abusive homes, raised a potful of money and used it to pay your rent. In...
Wednesday, 01/23/2013 - 12:55PM | By Mark Lisheron
The historic courthouses of Texas, without which the lemonade, chewing tobacco and dominoes industries would have long ago collapsed, are themselves...
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