Tag Archive: texas government

Aug 30 2014

Perry hams it up

Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. Well, meet that ham sandwich: Governor Rick Perry. He’s a real ham — only not as smart. A Texas grand jury indicted Perry, charging the Republican with official abuse of power. Specifically, he’s accused of threatening to …

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May 13 2013

School cuts bother Hispanics

Hispanic Texans in the three major border population centers have a strong, personal connection to their public schools. They believe they and their children were personally hurt by the $5.4 billion in state budget cuts two years ago. wood working pdf These are among the findings of a new Latino Decisions survey commissioned by the …

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Apr 02 2013

Lone Star State: Texas ranks high

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ Texas Transparency website and other transparency measures have once again earned top national recognition. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) ranked Texas number one in its annual report on government spending transparency. The group noted the Comptroller’s user friendly transparency website, www.texastransparency.org, and the multiple levels of spending and …

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