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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...

H-E-B and UT Sponsor Dinner ‘Celebrating’ LGBT Advocacy

H-E-B—Texas’ beloved grocery store chain—sponsored the Human Rights Campaign’s Austin Dinner fundraiser to the tune of $10,000. The Austin Dinner is an annual event for HRC, an organization dedicated to promoting, celebrating, and advancing the LGBT lifestyle....

Exclusive: Records Reveal Texans Are Fed up With Property Taxes

Documents recently received from Gov. Greg Abbott's office reveal Texans are fed up with property taxes. In December, Texas Scorecard sought citizens’ opinions on property taxes by filing an open records request with the governor's office for the last six months of...

Vaccine Choice Rally Draws Hundreds to the Texas Capitol

Texans for Vaccine Choice's fifth annual Freedom Fight, a rally to support medical liberty, drew hundreds of Texans to the state capitol. The annual rally, which took place on Wednesday, attracted Texans from across the state and allowed them to share stories of...

Texas Sues Biden Administration for Circumventing Immigration Law

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texas is suing the Biden administration over the new U.S. Department of Homeland Security parole program, which unlawfully allows thousands of illegal aliens into the country. According to Paxton’s office: Congress has...