Rep. Joe Driver plans to retire from the Texas House after serving nearly two decades in Austin. (credit: Rep. Joe Driver via Facebook)

Garland Lawmaker To Plead Guilty In Travel Flap

A state representative plans to plead guilty to a felony charge that he used taxpayer money to reimburse himself for travel expenses his campaign had already funded. Garland Rep. Joe Driver will enter the plea at a Nov. 22 court hearing.


Barbara Jordan Stamp

Stamp Honors Political Trailblazer Barbara Jordan

Former U.S. Rep. Barbara Jordan of Texas now has her own postage stamp. It’s the 34th in the post office’s Black Heritage series.


Former Texas State Representitive Terri Hodge (D-Dallas). (credit: Matt Archer/Getty Images)

Former State Rep. Terri Hodge Released From Prison

Former state representative Terri Hodge was released from prison Thursday afternoon.


Rep.'s Finance Reports Missing $450,000

An Irving state lawmaker’s reviewing campaign finance reports now that questions have surfaced about nearly half a million dollars in loans.