Election law needs to change.
The actions of local officials to circumvent the legislative process and implement a wide range of voting changes—at the last minute—is being applauded by the media.
Harris County is rushing to implement questionable and, in some cases, unlawful changes to its election administration, undermining trust and likely disenfranchising voters in the process.
Even before the coronavirus was sprung on Texas and the U.S., liberals planned to pull out all the stops in 2020.
Direct Action Texas’ Daniel Greer responds to a commentary in which Alan Vera defends Stephanie Klick for killing the marquee election integrity bill of the legislative session.
It’s impossible to review the legislative session as it pertains to election integrity and conclude anything other than Klick cutting off conservative reforms at the knees.
This week transparency in government won a major victory when a judge ruled Grapevine’s City Council violated the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) by hiring Fred Hill in a secret meeting.
The city of Grapevine has come under fire for hiring lobbyist Fred Hill and now they’re stoking the flame. Last month the city conducted contract negotiations behind closed doors, disregarding the Texas Open Meetings Act. The city is compounding its sins by creating bigger and an ethically corrupt government position.
Texas’ Public Utility Commission is considering a mandate on diversification of energy production, the net effect of which will be increased costs and lower consumption.
After retiring from the state Senate, David Sibley followed the road often taken by former lawmakers and started to lobby. Now Sibley is hoping to take a road not often traveled from the lobby back to the upper chamber. This is a nice juxtaposition to his current situation, collecting tax dollars to lobby.