The Truth Finally Comes Out…

The Statesman published a landmark article this morning by reporter Eric Dexheimer regarding the great Texas orthodontic debacle. Story finally pieced together Thanks to the state’s fraud suit against Xerox, its former Medicaid claims administrator summarily terminated back in early … Read More

Embattled TABC chief Sherry Cook is stepping down 

Sherry Cook, the embattled executive director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, is stepping down from her post amid a series of spending controversies at the agency. In a Tweet early Monday afternoon, Gov. Greg Abbott welcomed what his office … Read More

SEC files amended charges against AG Ken Paxton

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is not giving up on its case against Attorney General Ken Paxton. The commission filed amended civil charges against Paxton on Friday, two weeks after a federal judge dismissed the case. Paxton, who is also fighting similar criminal charges … Read More

Paxton should give back that $100K gift

If the irony of Ken Paxton being Texas’ attorney general were a wall, it would be a huge, magnificent wall growing taller by the day. As the state’s top legal authority, an attorney general is expected to be above ethical … Read More

On gift, Paxton actions inexcusable

There may be, strictly speaking, a question on the legality, but there is no question on the ethics. Attorney General Ken Paxton was wrong to accept a gift from a party under investigation by his office.Last year, Preferred Imaging founder … Read More

“Family Friends” Help AG With Legal Bills 

A recent disclosure shows that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted more than $329,000 from donors and “family friends” toward his legal bills as he defends himself against securities fraud charges. As the Tribune’s Jim Malewitz writes, filings to the … Read More

Problem-plagued HHSC data project delayed again

AUSTIN — Texas state health officials once again are delaying a massive data project that has struggled to get off of the ground for more than a decade. The state Health and Human Services Commission informed lawmakers Tuesday it was pausing … Read More

Texas AG Defends Himself in New Video 

In a new, four-minute video released by his campaign the day before he’s set to appear in court in Dallas, embattled Attorney General Ken Paxton defends himself against “crimes I didn’t commit” and says he’s been wrongly accused by people … Read More

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