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Houston Makes Progress on Deal with Firefighters

Houston Mayor John Whitmire and the Houston Professional Firefighters Association have announced they have reached a tentative agreement to end the city’s 8-year labor dispute with the group.  In a joint press release, the mayor and HPFFA President Marty Lancton said...

Sherman ISD Incentivizes Teachers to Vote in Primaries

As Election Day approaches, Sherman Independent School District is attempting to get teachers out to vote by incentivizing them with “jeans days.”  Additionally, Texas Scorecard received a tip from an anonymous source that Sherman ISD Superintendent, Dr. Tyson...


Fort Bend ISD Audits Bond Program

In early February, Fort Bend ISD staff delivered a presentation to the board of trustees on $133 million in cost overruns in their $1.2 billion May 2023 bond program. This month, the board voted to approve a process audit, but without much detail.  At FBISD’s February...

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Shadowy DC PAC Backs Embattled Speaker Phelan

Recent reports reveal House Speaker Dade Phelan’s largest donor to date in 2024 is a D.C.-based PAC that may be misleading donors and spending to empower Democrats. The Republican State Legislative Committee donated $750,000 to Phelan on February 2, 2024, a sum that...

Texas 4-H Under Fire for Releasing CRT-filled Workbook

A youth development program funded in part by Texas taxpayers is under fire for issuing a workbook to children that pushes Critical Race Theory and other divisive ideologies. The 4-H program, operated in the state by Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service, is...

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