A state contracting scandal that has cost top Texas health officials their jobs and dealt new Republican Gov. Greg Abbott an early test was enabled by a lack of ethics and accountability, a state audit concluded Thursday.
Buoyed by Gov. Greg Abbott fast-tracking tougher ethics rules proposals through the Legislature, a coalition of political and civil groups has unveiled a package of changes they’re championing.
The Dallas Independent School has fired six teachers after they gave students answers to questions on a state required test.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.
A Texas judge is expected to seat a grand jury in an investigation into whether Republican Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.
Noted essayist Samuel Butler wrote, “the best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way”. And that begs the question: why do we accept lies from people of great importance?
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has been cleared of any ethics violations after supporting a school board candidate.
An unidentified City of Arlington employee has filed an ethics complaint of misconduct or inappropriate behavior against Mayor Robert Cluck.
Dallas Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson will not be named one of SMU’s distinguished alumni next month after all.
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