Texas Finance Commission Chairman William White and his company, Cash America, have been intimately involved in trying to undermine the efforts of Texas’ big cities to regulate payday and auto-title loans at the municipal level, documents show.
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Observer Radio Episode 36: Austin’s Political Landscape Changes and a Church Revival in Wells Goes Awry
In this episode, Observer editor Dave Mann and staff writer Patrick Michels discuss the current state of the governor’s race.
In this episode of Observer Radio, Observer editor Dave Mann talks about Ted Cruz’ future.
Observer Podcast Episode 28: Sen. Wendy Davis, JFK’s Legacy in Literature and Woody Guthrie’s Long-Lost Novel
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Here are our top reasons why Sen. Wendy Davis probably has no shot at the governorship and why she just might pull off the upset.
After months of suspense counting down to today’s planned surprise announcement, Wendy Davis let a few hundred of her closest friends and supporters in on the news that she’s running for governor of the state of Texas.
I think there are three broad lessons from the 1990 Richards campaign that might help Wendy Davis become the first Democrat to hold the governor’s office in 20 years.
Dewhurst’s freak-out was one of those moments that shows how frustrating it can be for Texas reporters trying to gather facts from state officials.
Misogyny, as I had come to learn, is rampant in the Texas Capitol.