Articles tagged: Texas Ethics Commission
‘Democracy at its Best’: Texas Regulators Approve Gig Economy Rule Written by Unregistered Lobbyists
With more questions than answers about the gig economy giant Handy’s role in lobbying for a labor rule, state commissioners ignored concerns and voted to approve the rule instead.
A couple dozen workers and activists stood outside the Texas Workforce Commission’s office at the Capitol complex Tuesday morning holding signs, including...Read More
After reporting from the Observer, two Texas lobbyists updated years of disclosures that show they had worked for Handy, “the Uber for Home Services,” to change state labor regulations.
by Justin Miller April 3, 2019 Silicon Valley startups fancy themselves bold disruptors of the status quo. As the mantra goes: Move fast and break things. But f...Read More
After a decade spent trying to remake Texas politics, the right-wing enforcement group has achieved nothing interesting or notable with Tim Dunn’s money.
Earlier this decade, there was no more interesting subplot in Texas politics than the Republican Civil War, a somewhat grandiose name for the discomfort the tea...Read More
"A little confusing, I know, sir, but actually we're here prosecuting fraud...not engaging in it..."...Read More
Ben Sargent's Loon Star State: Attorney General Ken Paxton has opted to play the part of culture warrior rather than the state’s top legal authority. ...Read More
The Texas Legislature has a new approach to ethics: Leave it to the locals!...Read More
Conservative dark money kingmaker Michael Quinn Sullivan's war against the Texas Ethics Commission faced another setback today....Read More