Rick Perry is suddenly in hot water over his effort to strip funding from the state’s Public Integrity Unit last year. Here’s what you need to know.
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Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has approved $1.2 billion in tax breaks to her campaign contributors since 2006, according to the Austin-based nonprofit Texans for Public Justice.
Former legislators don’t die, they come back as lobbyists quicker than you can say cha-ching! Today’s profile in reincarnation is former state Rep. Vicki Truitt, who oversaw a watered-down payday loan reform effort last session. She is now lobbying for Cash America.