Daniel Greer

Daniel Greer is Executive Director of Direct Action Texas, a statewide research and election integrity watchdog. You can learn more about the organization at www.DirectActionTexas.com.
Commentary: Klick Calls for Help


Commentary: Klick Calls for Help

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.

Transparency in Government Victory

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.

City Office of Lobbyist?

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.

Stripping Power Trip

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.


Are David Sibley’s Tax Lobby Days Numbered?

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.