Posted on · J. Mark Penley, Ryan Vassar, David Maxwell and James Blake Brickman have alleged they were terminated in violation of the state’s whistleblower protection laws.
Posted on · Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.
Posted on · Three months after being suspended from his duties as the state’s top prosecutor, the Texas Senate will begin what could be a weeks-long hearing to decide whether Paxton will be permanently removed from office.
Posted on · Paxton’s decision to not testify is a clear defiance of the impeachment trial rules adopted by the Texas Senate last month.
Posted on · Senators, who will sit as a court of impeachment for the suspended attorney general, spent two days drafting rules that were adopted late Wednesday.
Posted on · Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's impeachment has exposed divisions among Republicans in Collin County, which has long been a party stronghold.
Posted on · Scott, a former deputy attorney general, will run the agency because Ken Paxton has been suspended from office until his impeachment trial before the Texas Senate.
Posted on · Many of the allegations discussed by investigators were already known, but Wednesday’s House panel was the first time investigators spoke on them in a public forum. Paxton is currently under indictment for alleged securities fraud and also faces a separate federal investigation over alleged abuse of office.
Posted on · Senate Bill 14 proposed this session would make gender affirming care illegal in the state of Texas and was recently passed by both the state House and Senate, though Gov. Abbott has yet to sign it into law.
Posted on · Paxton and the four whistleblowers asked the Texas Supreme Court to defer consideration of the case until they can finalize the settlement, after which they’ll move to end the case.
Posted on · After several Harris County polling places opened late, a state district judge ordered voting locations there to stay open until 8 p.m. But the state’s highest civil court blocked that ruling.
Posted on · A federal judge who previously quashed the subpoena ruled that the attorney general must take the witness stand in a lawsuit from abortion funds.
Posted on · The nonbinding legal opinion states local elected and appointed officials can receive up to $25,000 for work done during the COVID-19 pandemic on top of their regular salaries. Unlike other pay raises, these “premium pay” bonuses don’t need to be declared to the public ahead of time.
Posted on · The lawsuit is seeking a temporary pause on the state's anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions clause, which prohibits government contractors from boycotting Israel.
Posted on · A new law could keep people in custody much longer -- people like Hervis Rogers, the Houston man recently arrested for alleged illegal voting and held on $100,000 bond.