Andrew Wheat

Andrew Wheat is the research director for Texans for Public Justice.

By Andrew Wheat:


Patriots for Hire

Last fall a group of well-connected Republicans formed a new lobby and consulting firm in Austin. The Patriot Group’s partners boast strong ties to Tom DeLay’s indicted Texans for a Republican Majority PAC (TRMPAC) and to Texans for Lawsuit Reform … Read More


Texas’ First Postmodern Lobbyist

Texas' First Postmodern Lobbyist

Future historians may single out the ongoing criminal probe of Tom DeLay’s Texans for a Republican Majority (TRMPAC) as the catalyst that pushed the modern Texas lobby into postmodernism. Heretofore the time-honored way to join Texas’ lobby elite was to … Read More