Texas Senators have unanimously approved a measure aimed at increasing transparency in state contracts, one day after the release of a scathing report detailing a no-bid state contract.
A state contracting scandal that dealt Republican Gov. Greg Abbott the first crisis of his administration escalated Monday with a scathing state report about Texas’ health commissioner, who responded by giving no indication he would resign.
State auditors are criticizing a Texas agency’s contract with AT&T that was initially listed as costing $1 million and then swelled to $105 million over the course of seven years.
Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday plans to promote the state’s new Women’s Health Program that excludes Planned Parenthood and starts on Thursday.
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed two men to hold key posts in the Health and Human Services Commission following recent high-level departures.