The Beaumont Enterprise is reporting that outgoing-Comptroller Carole Keeten-Strayhorn has in her waning days in office hired on campaign staff and added employees. Cost to taxpayers? $40,000, for two months of work. For work that apparently wasn’t needed while she was attempting to convince taxpayers and voters to move her into the governor’s mansion. You can read the full story here.Â


Texas to Implement Buoy Border Barriers

“Ultimately, static barriers alone will not solve the problem of crossings between ports of entry,” said Chris Russo, president of Texans for Strong Borders.