Ex-Texas Congressman Takes Lucrative Lobbying PostFormer U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold has accepted a lucrative position lobbying for a port in his ex-Texas district, weeks after resigning amid fallout from using public funds to settle a past sexual harassment complaint.
Trump Executive Actions Tackle ISIS Fight, Lobbying Ban, National Security CouncilPresident Trump continued his rapid-fire signing of executive actions Saturday, putting his name to three more addressing the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a ban on lobbying and a reorganization of the National Security Council.
Trump Sets 5-Year And Lifetime Lobbying Ban For OfficialsPresident Donald Trump is imposing a lifetime ban on administration officials lobbying for foreign governments, and a five-year ban for other lobbying.
After Dog Shootings Animal Groups Demanding Police TrainingLast year, in the state of Texas alone, some 200 dogs were shot and killed by police officers. Those numbers have some animal protection groups demanding mandatory training for all law enforcement officers.
'Citizen' Board Of Wealthy Texas Donors Will Help LawmakersBillionaire political donors and other special interest heavyweights are among 'citizen advisory' members named by incoming Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to help Texas lawmakers write bills over the next five months.
Opinion: Who Is ALEC?In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.
Big Time Lobbying on Immigration (Audio)