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Free Lunch

Forget about the governor’s slush funds. Texas’ biggest corporate welfare program is one you’ve probably never heard of — and it’s growing every year.

Texas' largest corporate welfare program lets school districts give away unlimited tax breaks — more than $7 billion so far — with only loose state oversigh...Read More

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Child Careless

Texas doesn't want to take migrant children out of prison-like detention centers, so it found a way to classify the facilities as child care outfits.

If the state doesn't create the licenses for immigrant detention centers, it won't be able to hold migrant children and moms in prison-like conditions....Read More

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How To Turn Texas Blue

Mary Beth Rogers' new book is a blueprint for turning Texas blue, or at least giving Democrats a fighting chance.

Mary Beth Rogers ran the last successful statewide Democratic campaign in Texas — in 1990. Here, she lays out a plan for turning Texas blue again. ...Read More

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