El Paso Judge Assigned To Patrick Crusius Trial Requests Removal, She Knew One Of The Mass Murder Victims"A case of this magnitude should begin with a Judge who can be reasonably sure to see it through to its conclusion," Judge Angie Barill said.
Serving On Corporate Board While In Congress? That Could EndNew attention is being drawn to the freedom members of Congress have to serve on corporate boards or to buy and sell stock in industries they're responsible for overseeing.
CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald Resigns Over Financial ConflictsOfficials announced that the director of the CDC resigned because of financial conflicts of interest. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald had been in the job since July.
Texas Official Who Quit After Racial Slurs Rescinds ResignationA South Texas city official who resigned after using a racial slur to describe two black assistant district attorneys has rescinded that resignation.
House Ethics Panel Clears Texas Rep. Roger WilliamsWilliams, an auto dealer, was accused of a conflict of interest in offering a 2015 amendment to a transportation bill that would have benefited auto dealers.
Trump's Stock In Oil Pipeline Company Raises ConcernPresident-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments could affect any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president.
County Officials Question NTTA Oversight Following Announcement Of FBI InvestigationA prominent Dallas County Commissioner called for increased oversight of the North Texas Tollway Authority days after the agency revealed to investors that the FBI was investigating current and former board members concerning potential conflicts of interest.