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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Appoints Border Czar

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed former Border Patrol Agent Mike Banks as Texas’ first-ever Border Czar. Banks will assist the governor in coordinating state border security efforts. According to the governor’s office, “Border Czar Banks will report directly to...

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Texas Mafia: Schools and Corrupt Cronyism

A mafia-like system exists in Texas that empowers school districts to cut sweetheart deals for developers while the majority of taxpayers struggle. Who's being favored? An investigation of these deals revealed the types of businesses benefiting include a foreign-owned...

Texans Brace for Winter Blast

Texans are preparing for the possibility of a three-day winter storm this week, with many wondering whether Texas’ electric grid is up to the challenge. “ERCOT expects sufficient generation to meet forecasted demand,” a spokesperson for the Electric Reliability...

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Texas Mafia: Reviving and Rebranding Crony Corruption

Netflix’s documentary series "Fear City: New York vs The Mafia" explores the long corrupt tentacles of power multiple crime families in the Big Apple wielded in the 1970s and 1980s. To feed their unending greed, the mafia unjustly reaped massive cash windfalls. When...

Texas Republicans Demand Biden Reimburse State for Border Crisis

The Texas Republican delegation in the U.S. House has written to President Joe Biden, demanding that he reimburse Texas for state efforts made to attempt to secure the border and requesting a meeting to discuss ways to end the crisis. The 25-member delegation led by...