Back Story with Texas Watchdog: Investigating Unions

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We’re starting a new video feature here at Texas Watchdog -- and it’s one we want you to participate in.

We’re going to be showing step-by-step how we find the public records that we use to put together our reports so you can put those same records to use. Look for more of these how-to videos and please send along suggestions of videos you would like to see.

We know lots of our readers have an interest in keeping an eye on their city halls and government officials, and we hope these videos help.

In this debut edition, viewers see how Texas Watchdog found the key records for its report: "Houston's largest teachers union paid nearly $500K in legal fees to union chief's son."

Click on the video below to get the skinny on how unions in your city and state are spending union dues.

More to come soon!

Thanks,

Trent Seibert
Editor, Texas Watchdog

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Contact Trent Seibert at 832-316-4994 or trent@texaswatchdog.org or on Twitter at @trentseibert.

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