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Sullivan: A Gun to My Head

Sullivan: A Gun to My Head

For almost a decade, a rogue, unethical state agency has been trying to silence me because I work to expose the sewer culture of Austin. I’ve challenged the agency’s legitimacy and exposed their efforts to suppress Texans’ First Amendment rights. And so, in a...
Sullivan: A Gun to My Head

Texas’ Most Unethical Agency

A state agency that bills itself as the government’s ethics watchdog was caught red-handed by senators today making false statements in a bid to get more taxpayer funds. Established in the state constitution by voters only to set travel reimbursements for state...
The Texas Straus Commission

The Texas Straus Commission

For years the Texas Ethics Commission has served as a tool for political insiders to suppress the speech of those they disagree with. Over the past five years the commissioners have abused their power in a manner akin to disgraced IRS director Lois Lerner. The TEC is...
TEC Considering Pay Raise for Lawmakers

TEC Considering Pay Raise for Lawmakers

At their meeting Friday in Austin, the Texas Ethics Commission will consider increasing lawmakers’ compensation, a move that will also make it easier for lobbyists to wine and dine them. The TEC is debating an increase in the per diem, a daily stipend that lawmakers...
Abbott Appoints Two to TEC

Abbott Appoints Two to TEC

With the Texas Ethics Commission under strict scrutiny and conservative groups calling for reform of the agency that has been weaponized to attack the free speech rights of Texans, Abbott has appointed two new members to the body. In May, six of the state’s largest...